Citywide contest yields some great writing from locals.
The Big Read, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) designed to restore reading to the center of American culture, asks communities to come together to read and discuss one book.
The book selected for the Santa Clarita Valley was Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury. Valencia Library, Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library, and the Newhall Library were chosen to spearhead this event.
From February - May 2007, a number of programs were scheduled to highlight the classic Fahrenheit 451.