READ Posters

Some of the world's best-known stars have donated their image to the prestigious posters published by the American Library Association (ALA) to convey the simple but powerful message: READ.

HCC Library began a READ campaign featuring Holyoke Community College faculty and staff in 2007. Since then we have had more than 30 HCC celebrities model for READ posters. The posters hang throughout the library.

2016 read celebrities


  • Ceil Breor's READ Poster

    Ceil Breor

    Precious Gifts by Danielle Steel, chosen by Ceil Breor (Student Services)

  • Nicole Hendricks' READ Poster

    Nicole Hendricks

    Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, chosen by Nicole Hendricks (Criminal Justice)

  • Linda Szalankiewicz's READ Poster

    Linda Szalankiewicz

    The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria von Trapp, chosen by Linda Szalankiewicz (Student Services)

  • Latino International Students Association's READ Poster

    Latino International Students Association

    Chosen by the Latino International Students Association

  • Liz Golen's READ Poster

    Liz Golen

    Chosen by the Liz Golen (Student Activities)

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