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One of the many topics we’ll be discussing as part of the Big Read, a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest—a national movement aimed at creating a country of readers.
What would you do to show how much you love books? These Queensborough Community College drama students dressed as living books—representing Daisy from the Great Gatsby, the blue fairy from the Adventures of Pinocchio and Sleeping Beauty.
Pictured: The kickoff of the Big Read, a six-week long series of free book discussions, film screenings and other community events to bolster and celebrate our community of readers here in Queens.