Book Selected for 'Long Beach Reads'

Long Beach Public Library Foundation’s 10th Annual Long Beach Reads One Book campaign will feature Listening Is an Act of Love:  A Celebration of American Life.  The week-long event is April 1 to 10.

The book comes from National Public Radio’s StoryCorps project, which set out recently to record an oral history of America with the voices of everyday people.  The book is a collection of the most compelling excerpts from more than 10,000 interviews.

Since 2002, the Library Foundation has been encouraging a love of reading through its citywide celebration Long Beach Reads One Book.  Each year, a book is selected for the community to read, and the week includes several events related to the book's theme.  An itinerary for this year’s event is coming soon. 

Learn more at www.lbplfoundation.org.