The Fifteenth National African American Read-In
Sunday, February 1, and Monday, February 2, 2004, sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and by the NCTE.
That's one of a dozen good reasons to take the read-in idea national.
NEA urban locals have been first at the burner, sponsoring "Green Eggs" read-ins in places like Indianapolis.
On September 25, Golden Books Family Entertainment, the leading children's book publisher in North America, will host The Big Little Golden Books Read-In presented by the Pizza Hut (R) BOOK IT
Industry heavyweights such as Pizza Hut", Johnson & Johnson, Parents Magazine, Wal-Mart, Borders, Target, Barnes & Noble, The American Library Association and Girl Scouts of the USA are lending their support to Golden Books and its The Big Little Golden Books Read-In program y reinforcing their commitment to fighting the nation's literacy problem.
What followed was a relentless campaign including protests and read-ins
Mr Forde has organised celebrity read-ins
of his book at local schools for the Children in Need Appeal.
The likely closure of many of our public libraries, as an 'easy' target in the cutbacks being imposed on public services, has met with howls of anguish from many journalists, literary people, and library users, and a national day of action in February saw read-ins
, marches and petitions all over the country in protest at closure plans.
In Indianapolis, neighborhoods around the branches facing possible closure became very active, holding read-ins
, marches and letter-writing campaigns.
That's what artists and activists urged on March 3 in roughly 1,000 national and international read-ins
of Aristophanes just-say-no play Lysistrata.
On campus during the week, we organized read-ins
against the war.
Activities to mark the day will include encouraging people to join and use their library, and community-run events like read-ins
, poetry sessions and parties.