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Two weeks left to nominate for One Book – One Lincoln – 2020!

It is now January 17th, and only two weeks remain for you to submit your nominations for books to be considered for the 2020 One Book – One Lincoln. Deadline for submitting recommendations is January 31st. You can fill out paper nomination forms at each library location, however we also remind you that you can submit nominations for One Book – One Lincoln year-round via our online form at: https://lincolnlibraries.org/…/one-book-one-lincoln-nomina…/

Nominations are currently being accepted for titles to be considered in 2020. We’ve received over 150 nominations for more than 125 individual titles already, and we look forward to seeing what titles YOU would recommend!

[One note: You need not nominate the same title more than once — a single nomination is enough for a book to make it on the long list of titles the committee will consider.]

What was your favorite read in the past year?

Nominate for “One Book – One Lincoln” in 2020!

As you start your 2020 reading, and you’re thinking back over your favorite reads in 2019, we remind you that you can submit nominations for ONE BOOK – ONE LINCOLN year-round via our online form at: https://lincolnlibraries.org/…/one-book-one-lincoln-nomina…/

So…take a moment to nominate one or more books via the official form, for titles you’d like to have considered by the Selection Committee as possible finalists for the 2020 One Book – One Lincoln public voting.

[One note: You need not nominate the same title more than once — a single nomination is enough for a book to make it on the long list of titles the committee will consider.]

Also…let us know with a comment here on this blog post — what was your favorite read in 2019?

One Book – One Lincoln author Lauren Markham appears Tuesday night!

The final program of the 2019 One Book – One Lincoln community reading project is tomorrow (Tuesday) night!


 

Author Visit With Lauren Markham
Join author Lauren Markham as she discusses The Far Away Brothers on Tuesday, November 19th, 2019, 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the Lincoln High School Auditorium, 2229 J Street. Learn about her research regarding immigration and her writing process. Copies will be available for purchase and the author will be present for book signing afterwards.

Final five days to vote for One Book – One Lincoln 2019 selections

One Book – One Lincoln fans,

Time is running out for you to cast your vote for your favorite among the three 2019 One Book – One Lincoln finalists! Voting ends at midnight, July 31st, and the winning title will be announced on Labor Day 2019.

This year’s finalists are: The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai, The Far Away Brothers by Lauren Markham, and There There by Tommy Orange.

You can vote four different ways:

1. The online voting form, accessible at the 2019 Finalists Page (also via the direct link to the Voting Form!)
2. Traditional paper ballots at each library location.
3. On Facebook — while logged into Facebook, visit the One Book – One Lincoln Facebook page, look for the three posts (one per title) describing this year’s finalists — click “Like” or “Love” on the post(s) for the title(s) you wish to vote for.
4. On Twitter — while logged into your Twitter account, post a tweet using one of these 3 hashtags: #obol2019great, #obol2019far or #obol2019there, depending on which title you wish to vote for.

[Note: You can also find links to the Facebook and Twitter voting methods on the 2019 Finalists Page as well!]

Thanks for participating in One Book – One Lincoln once again, and watch for updates about our scheduled programming, tied into all three finalist books, coming soon!

And just a reminder — if you’re a member of a book group, and would like to have one of our library staff come and lead your discussion of any of this year’s finalist titles, you can contact us at the info at the bottom of the 2019 Finalists Page as well!

P.S.: Also a reminder — you can nominate titles for future “One Book” consideration year-round, via our online One Book – One Lincoln Nomination Form. If you’ve read a good “new” book, please consider nominating it for next year!

Bethany Books Talk, May 10, 2019: One Book – One Lincoln 2019 Top Eleven

One Book - One LincolnKatie presents the top eleven nominees considered for selection as finalists for the 2019 One Book – One Lincoln community reading program.