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One Book - One Lincoln - 2012

Book Discussion Groups

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Community Book Discussion Groups

One of the main goals of One Book - One Lincoln is to encourage residents to read and openly discuss the same book. Talking about great literature with others often adds richness and depth to the experience of reading. We encourage you to join other members of the community in discussing Destiny of the Republic during September, October, November and December. Everyone is welcome; for most groups, there will be no need to pre-register.

[NOTE: The list of discussion opportunities may continue to grow as we hear from additional book discussion groups. If your private book group would be open to having guests for a One Book - One Lincoln discussion, please contact the Lincoln City Libraries at 441-8592 (Layne Pierce) or 441-8575 (Carol Swanson) to let us know that we can list you on this page! Please revisit this page for updated information as One Book - One Lincoln continues.]

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We can provide a discussion leader for your group

So you want to have a One Book - One Lincoln discussion group, but you don't have a discussion leader? This Fall and Winter, Lincoln City Libraries staff will be available to book groups, extension clubs, organizations and businesses interested in hosting a discussion group. For further information, call Lincoln City Libraries, 441-8592 (Layne Pierce) or 441-8575 (Carol Swanson).

Bethany Branch Library
1810 North Cotner Boulevard
Friday, September 14, 10:30 a.m.
Part of their weekly Books Talk series.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-8550]

Gere Branch Library
2400 S. 56th St.
Monday, October 8, 2:30 p.m.
Part of their weekly Books Talk series.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-8560]


NET Radio [91.1 FM]
Friday Live

The Mill coffeehouse - 800 P St.
Friday, October 26, 2012, 8:30-10:30 a.m.

Television -- Channel 5
Watch the City 5 TV "City Focus" episode hosted by Diane Gonzales, as she discusses Destiny of the Republic with librarians Layne Pierce, Lisa Voss, Scott Clark and Marcy Graybill. [Video-on-Demand -- also airing on Channel 5 on Time Warner Cable locally]

Other Online Opportunities

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Follow the Lincoln City Libraries' general Twitter feed to see regular news announcements about One Book - One Lincoln events and discussions.

The One Book - One Lincoln Blog

Don't have a chance to join one of the official discussion groups, but still want to share your views on Destiny of the Republic or this year's special programs? Visit our One Book -- One Lincoln Blog, where you can leave comments in response to regularly posted topics and/or questions.

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A discussion forum for One Book -- One Lincoln-related topics has also been set up on LibraryThing -- feel free to join up there and post your comments about the book, the programs, etc.

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One Book - One Lincoln - 2011: Destiny of the Republic by Abraham Verghese
One Book - One Lincoln - 2010: I Am a Man by Joe Starita
One Book - One Lincoln - 2009: The People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
One Book - One Lincoln - 2008: The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
One Book - One Lincoln - 2007: The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
One Book - One Lincoln - 2006: The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
One Book - One Lincoln - 2005: The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
One Book - One Lincoln - 2004: Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
One Book - One Lincoln - 2003: Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
One Book - One Lincoln - 2002: Plainsong by Kent Haruf