The Big Read

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts, designed to restore reading to the center of American culture.

The City of Ventura Cultural Affairs Division in partnership with the Ventura County Library was selected by the National Endowment for the Arts to take part in the Big Read.



About the Big Read

Tolerance Book List for Younger Readers

The City of Ventura's Big Read Page

The Big Read Blog (national) 

Previous titles:

2009: Bless me Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya

2010: To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee