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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!

What has been your favorite One Book finalist in the past?

One Book - One LincolnWe’re only about two months away from the announcement of the five 2010 One Book One Lincoln finalists! The committee has narrowed the list to 40 titles, and the five finalists should be announced in June. While we’re waiting, here’s a question for all of you:

Of the 40 past OBOL finalists (available as a booklist on BookGuide), which has been your all-time favorite?

Deadline looming for 2010 One Book One Lincoln nominations!

One Book - One LincolnOne Book – One Lincoln fans…

Don’t forget to nominate your favorite titles for consideration for the 2010 One Book – One Lincoln. Nominations are being taken on paper forms at all Lincoln City Libraries locations, or via our One Book – One Lincoln nomination form, below. Deadline for nominations is February 2nd, 2010!

We’ve received quite a few good suggestions so far, but we’d still like to hear from you. What do you think all of Lincoln should be reading and discussing in 2010?

One Book – One Lincoln nomination form [no longer available]