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One Book – One Lincoln

And the winner is…

One Book - One LincolniamamanThe winning title for the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln, as voted on by you, the readers, is…

Joe Starita’s I Am a Man, a historical narrative about Chief Standing Bear of the Ponca Indian tribe, and his historic journey to achieve justice for his people in the late 1800s.

You can check out the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln site, with background information about Starita, the book, and the topics covered within the book, at the following URL:

https://lincolnlibraries.org/depts/bookguide/obol/obol2010/front.htm [link currently inactive]

Discussion groups and special programming are still being finalized — watch this Blog, the libraries’ web site, and the libraries’ Facebook and Twitter feeds to stay up-to-date on all One Book – One Lincoln developments!

One Book – One Lincoln 2010 announcement coming soon!

One Book - One LincolnIt’s less than two weeks until the announcement of which of the five finalists has been selected as the One Book One Lincoln title for 2010. Watch for the winning title to be revealed on September 13th, on the libraries’ web site, the One Book One Lincoln e-mail list and blog, Facebook and through the local media.

Which will it be…?

Top Twelve One Book nominees for 2010

One Book - One LincolnVoting for the 2010 One Book One Lincoln title has officially ended.

However, for readers looking for even more good titles to track down, our One Book One Lincoln finalists page has now been updated to include the Top Twelve nominees for 2010.

Check ’em out!

The Days Dwindle Down

One Book - One LincolnThe deadline for voting for your favorite for the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln is nearly up…you’ve got four more days to cast your vote for the titles you’d like to see us base special programming events and discussion groups around. Turn in your vote online or at your local library by the end of the day on July 31st.

In the meantime, if you’re looking for more good reading suggestions, just wait until Monday, August 2nd — we’ll announce the other 7 titles that made it into the 2010 “Top Twelve”!

Countdown to the 2010 announcement

One Book - One LincolnWe’re at eleven days and counting until the announcement of the Five Finalists for the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln!

Even though the libraries will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 31st, you can still join in the One Book celebration by attending the public announcement at The Mill in the Haymarket (8th & “P”), at 10:00 a.m. that morning. Be one of the first to find out what five titles will be vying for the city-wide community reading project’s focus this year.

And…for the first time, the public will be invited to vote on which of the Five Finalists they’d like to see as the selected title for 2010. Watch for your voting opportunities soon after the titles have been announced!

What will the Five Finalists be? Will one of your suggestions make the list? Stay tuned to find out more!