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Special programs will be held at various public libraries and other locations throughout October and November 2011, tied in to the themes and subjects of Cutting for Stone. Programs and events are still being finalized as we announce this year's title -- keep watching this web site for further details. Or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or the One Book One Lincoln Blog for the latest updates in special programming.
Sunday, October 30, 2011 -- 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Walt Branch Library
6701 S. 14th St.
Experience the taste of Ethiopia!Roy Ruei of Lincoln's African Restaurant will share the flavors and culture of his home country, Ethiopia, the setting for much of the 2011 One Book - One Lincoln selection, Cutting for Stone. Come learn about the ingredients, spices and traditions of Ethiopian food and enjoy samples of injera bread, meat, and vegetarian dishes! "Tell me what you eat, and I'll tell you who you are." -- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Photo above courtesy Flickr user anthony_goto
Sunday, December 11, 2011 -- 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Bennett Martin Public Library
136 S. 14th St.
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. We've invited a panel of medical professionals from Lincoln to 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.Panelists include:
Photo above courtesy Flickr user US Army AfricaLincoln City Libraries on YouTube See video versions of some of the One Book - One Lincoln events and discussions. The 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 Cutting for Stone 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 -- feel free to join up there and post your comments about the book, the programs, etc.
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