With a healthy respect for preserving reading, cultural literacy, and historical knowledge, Dr. Robert M. Woods, Professor of Great Books at Faulkner University in Montgomery, Al, will speak on the life of author Ray Bradbury and Bradbury’s classic works Fahrenheit 451.  This special program is part of Irving’s Big Read initiative and is sponsored by the Irving Heritage Society, the Irving Public Library, Friends of the Irving Library and the Irving Independent School District.

The program is open to the public and will begin at 7:30pm in the Central Library auditorium, 801 West Irving Blvd. on Tuesday, Oct. 16.  The Irving Heritage Society will hold a brief general meeting at 6:45pm prior to the presentation.  Refreshments will be served.  For more information, contact 972-252-3838.

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