One Book Resources
Consulting assistance from Washington experts:
- Beth Gillespie, Communications Specialist, Spokane County Library, 509-893-8200, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chris Higashi, Associate Director, Washington Center for the Book, 206-386-4650, email@example.com
- Mary Kelly, Community Relations Manager, Sno-Isle Regional Library, 360-651-7030, firstname.lastname@example.org
Washington libraries "One Book" projects
Spokane area libraries: www.spokaneisreading.org
Tacoma Public Library: http://www.tacomapubliclibrary.org/Page.aspx?nid=67
Timberland Regional Library: www.trlib.org/TRT/trl.htm
Resources from the American Library Association
The American Library Association has prepared materials to support libraries as they develop community-wide reading programs.
American Library Association's One Book One Community: Planning Your Community-wide Read. http://www.ala.org/ala/ppo/files/onebookguide.pdf
Write up about American Library Association's One Book One Community CD, a resource disc of graphics and a mini poster:
Available from the State Library on Interlibrary Loan: One Book One Community: Planning Your Community-wide Read. 028.5 ONE BOOK 2003.
"One Book" Information from other states
Baton Rouge Library: http://www.ebr.lib.la.us/circ/advisory/onebook/participants.htm
Resources from Center for the Book
The Center for the Book at the Library of Congress coordinates information about One Book projects around the nation: http://www.loc.gov/loc/cfbook/one-book.html
The Big Read
The National Endowment for the Arts sponsors a program called The Big Read. Grants are available to libraries: http://www.neabigread.org
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