August 29, 2013 by sdc
It is only five days until the announcement of the selected title for 2013.
Tune in on Tuesday, September 3rd, via the libraries' website, Facebook page, BookGuide readers advisory page, the One Book One Lincoln e-mail list and this One Book One Lincoln blog, as we reveal which of the three finalists for 2013 got the majority of your votes in our public voting during June and July.
Special programming built around the themes of this year's selected title is being arranged right now; public discussion opportunities are being identified -- library staff will be available to lead discussions for your own book group if you're interested!
Watch for the big reveal this coming Tuesday!
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", announcement, winner,
January 28, 2013 by sdc
Interested readers are encouraged to visit the 2013 Nomination Form online (just click the link), or stop in at any Lincoln City Libraries location to fill out the nomination form on paper. Nominations will be accepted through March 1st, after which the list of nominated titles will be given to a selection committee, which will narrow down the list to three finalists, which will be announced in the Spring. The public will then be invited to vote on their favorite of the three finalists, and the winning title will be announced in the Fall.
Meanwhile, the 2012 One Book - One Lincoln isn't quite done -- there's still one more event scheduled, at several different branch libraries in February: Troubled Times: 1860-1880 -- Your Family History Connections. This genealogy workshop will be held at three locations on three consecutive Sundays in February. Seating is limited, so registration is required. Click the link above for more information!
And, as always, the archive of past One Book - One Lincoln information is available on the libraries' web site. Click this link for the general One Book reference page!
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September 10, 2012 by sdc
Readers in Lincoln cast their votes in June and July, and by an overwhelming majority, the title you all selected for this year's One Book One Lincoln title was Millard's engrossing look at the assassination of President James A. Garfield.
You can visit this year's official One Book - One Lincoln website for resources related to this year's selected title. The special programs for this year are still being finalized, and we'll announce those on the libraries' website, on Facebook, and via the One Book - One Lincoln e-mail list as soon as possible.
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", "Destiny of the Republic, Candice Millard,
July 21, 2012 by sdc
Just a reminder -- there are now only ten days left to cast your vote for this year's One Book - One Lincoln final selection. Your last day to vote is July 31st.
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June 29, 2012 by sdc
Many readers contacted the libraries, to say they wished they had more time to read all three finalists before voting. We heard you...how does an additional month sound?
Vote for your favorite by July 31st at the 2012 Finalists Page.
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May 28, 2012 by Webmaster
April 18, 2012 by sdc
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", finalists, The Mill,
December 01, 2011 by sdc
The 2011 One Book - One Lincoln selection, Cutting for Stone, is set in large part in a mission hospital located in Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia. Missing Hospital, as it is known to locals, is staffed primarily by "ferengi" or foreigners: doctors and nurses from Britain and India and support staff from the neighboring region of Eritrea. Abraham Verghese's novel is set against political unrest and the theme of belonging.
Program panelists include Dr. Yvonne Davenport, MD (Ob-Gyn) and 2011 One Book-One Lincoln selection committee member; Elizabeth Jacobs-Fitzgerald, RNC-OB, BSN; Karen McGivney-Liechti, CNM, MSN; and Jearlyn Schumacher, CNM
This event is free and open to the public. Because of the subject matter of this program, some material may not be suitable for young children.
Come join us for this final 2011 One Book - One Lincoln program!
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese, medicine, medical missions, programs, events,
October 18, 2011 by sdc
Our special programming is falling into place for this year's One Book - One Lincoln themes. Here's our first confirmed event:
Sunday, October 30th, 2011 - 2:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
Experience the taste of Ethiopia!
Roy Ruei of Lincoln's African Restaurant will share the flavors and culture of his home country, Ethiopia, the setting for much of the 2011 One Book - One Lincoln selection, Cutting for Stone.
Come learn about the ingredients, spices and traditions of Ethiopian food and enjoy samples of injera bread, meat, and vegetarian dishes!
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", cuisine, culinary, cooking, food, culture, Ethiopia, African Restaurant, Roy Ruei,
September 13, 2011 by sdc
Tagged in: OBOL, "One Book One Lincoln", Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese, City Focus, 5 City TV, Diane Gonzales, YouTube,
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