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Did you attend a preview discussion?

August 04, 2008 by sdc
So...were you one of the interested readers who attended one of the five Preview Discussions in the past 10 days? If so, we'd love to hear from you -- what did you think? Did you learn anything new about the One Book process that you weren't aware of? What interested you the most?

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One Book One Lincoln Preview Discussion Podcast

July 31, 2008 by sdc

As part of the countdown to the revelation of this year's single One Book -- One Lincoln title on September 8th, a series of Preview Discussions are being held throughout the community. These meetings, held at bookstores in various parts of Lincoln, feature members of the One Book selection committee, discussing the process of narrowing down the list of suggested titles to the five finalists -- the public has been invited to attend and ask questions.

We've been recording some of these Preview Discussions for release as Podcasts on the library's website, and the first of them (a talk at the A Novel Idea used bookstore downtown) is now available:

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Preview Discussions

July 22, 2008 by sdc
You will be able to join members of the One Book -- One Lincoln Selection Committee for preview discussions of the 2008 finalists, and how those titles were selected, at the following locations in July and August:
  • Bluestem Books - 137 S. 9th St., Saturday, July 26, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • Lee Booksellers - Edgewood Shopping Center, Sunday, July 27, 2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • A Novel Idea Bookstore - 118 N. 14th St., Tuesday, July 29, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers - 50th and "O" St., Thursday, July 31, 7:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Southpointe Pavilions Shopping Center, Sunday, August 3, 2:00-3:00 p.m.

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