/ The Big Read - Holland Area

Book Distribution

A limited number of free books will be given away on the following dates and at the following locations:

  • Saturday, October 28 – Herrick District Library
  • Saturday, October 28 – Howard Miller Library
  • November 1, 7 p.m. – Hope College (kick-off event)

All students (middle school, high school, college) participating in The Big Read will receive free books.

Purchase copies of When the Emperor Was Divine at Readers World (downtown Holland) for 20% off the list price.

Go to any of our local libraries to sign out a copy. Herrick District Library has:

  • Two audiobooks (on CD)
  • Two Book Group to Go bags
  • One eAudiobook (downloadable MP3 files)
  • One eBook (downloadable to Kindles, Nooks, etc)
  • 19 Circulating Kindles (all of which have the book loaded on)
  • Eight Express copies (1 week checkout)
  • 18 regular copies (3 week checkout)