Jackie Osting, Adult Program Coordinator for the Hancock County Public Library, told the Greenfield Kiwanis about the Big Read, a month of activities centered on the book, The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck.
During March 2012, the Library scheduled events beginning with a kick-off at the Arts Center on Saturday, March 3. The kick-off will feature bluegrass music and a keynote address from Professor Robert G. Barrows, chair of the Department of History at IUPUI. The Artists Upstairs will be painting large panels inspired by the prose and imagery from The Grapes of Wrath.
A student reception and Artists Upstairs Exhibit will be held during Second Friday, Friday March 9 from 6-9 pm at the Creative Arts Center, 2 West Main St, Greenfield. Tim Grimm will be in concert in the library’s Greenfield Banking Co. Community Room, Tuesday March 6 at 7 pm.
More information and activities can be found at www.hcplibrary.org.
Pictured are Diane Osborne, Director of the Hancock County Public Library and Jackie Osting, Adult Program Coordinator for the Hancock County Public Library.