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One Book – One Lincoln

Ten days and counting…

One Book - One LincolnJust 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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Click here to read more about this year’s three finalists

One Book voting extended to July 31st 2012

One Book - One LincolnJust a reminder, to those who may not have heard through other channels, that the voting for the 2012 One Book One Lincoln title has been extended from June 30th to July 31st, 2012

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.

Finalists announced for 2012!

One Book - One LincolnThe finalists for the 2012 One Book – One Lincoln community reading program have been announced!

Top Three 2012 One Book – One Lincoln finalists to be announced May 28th

One Book - One LincolnThe One Book – One Lincoln selection committee is in the final stages of narrowing down the list of nominated titles.
 
Join us at The Mill in the Haymarket for a Foundation for Lincoln City Libraries-hosted event on May 28th, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The Three “One Book” Finalists for 2012 will be announced at 10:30 a.m.!

Final 2011 One Book One Lincoln program announced!

One Book - One Lincolncuttingforstone2On Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 2:00 p.m., at Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 So. 14th Street, Lincoln, Neb., a panel of medical professionals from Lincoln will share their experience volunteering in medical mission projects abroad, including Africa, Haiti, and Mexico. Learn about the challenges and rewards of providing care in other cultures, and reflections on the ethics and practice of international aid.

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!