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One Book - One Lincoln - 2013

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Book Discussion Opportunities

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry - trade paperback cover image

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 The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry during September, October and November. 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 441-8562 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.]

Official 2013 Discussion Questions

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, 441-8571


Bethany Branch Library
1810 North Cotner Boulevard
Friday, September 6 2013, 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, September 16 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Part of their weekly Books Talk series.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-8560]

Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
Monday, October 14 2013 - 2:00 p.m.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-4460]

Eiseley Branch Library
1530 Superior St.
Sunday, October 27 2013, 2:00 p.m.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-8550]

A Novel Idea
118 N. 14th St.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 7:00 p.m.
[if you have questions, call 402-475-8663 or visit the A Novel Idea web site]

Bennett Martin Public Library - Lunch at the Library
136 S. 14th St., 4th floor auditorium
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
[if you have questions, call 402-441-8530]

ON AIR PRESENTATIONS

NET Radio [91.1 FM]
Friday Live

The Mill coffeehouse - 800 P St.
Friday, September 6 2013, 9:00 a.m.
[ Available as an audio podcast entire episode -- One Book - One Lincoln starts at the 34:45 mark ]

Television -- Channel 5
Watch the discussion (below) by Lincoln City Libraries staff, taped in early-September, moderated by host Diane Gonzolas.

Other Online Opportunities



Twitter logoLincoln City Libraries on Twitter

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

One Book BlogThe 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 The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry 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.

LibraryThing logoDiscussion Forum on LibraryThing

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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