Big Read Events Wrapping Up

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TOPEKA, Kan.-- The Big Read in Topeka is wrapping up this week as February comes to a close.

Wednesday night author Loretta Ellsworth was at the Topeka and Shawnee County Library.

Ellsworth talked about her book "In Search of Mockingbird." She says she travelled to Monroeville, Alabama to research her book.

Monroeville is the hometown of "To Kill a Mockingbird Author Harper Lee.

The Big Read is a nation wide program that encourages people to pick up a good book.