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One Maryland One Book

posted by: August 30, 2016 - 7:00am

Cover art for All American BoysFor the ninth consecutive year, One Maryland One Book offers Marylanders the opportunity to connect by reading the same book at the same time. A Maryland Humanities program, One Maryland One Book is a statewide event that promotes reading with discussions, programming and author tours. Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) is a proud partner in One Maryland One Book.

 

This year’s official selection is the critically acclaimed All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely.

 

Beginning September 1, look for free copies of All American Boys “wandering” about Baltimore County through the Wandering Books program. You may find one at a coffee shop, laundromat, park, restaurant or bus stop! From Cockeysville to Lansdowne, Owings Mills to Perry Hall and everywhere in between, look for a copy of the book wandering free. Want a clue to help? Follow BCPL on Twitter (@bcplinfo) and Facebook (bcplonline).

 

All American Boys was a BC Reads pick for 2016. You can read our Between the Covers blog review here.

 

BCPL will host discussions at branches throughout the county through September and October. Pick up a copy and join in:

 

  • Towson Branch – Thursday, September 22 at 7 p.m.
  • Pikesville Branch – Wednesday, September 28 at 7 p.m.
  • Owings Mills Branch – Tuesday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
  • North Point Branch – Tuesday, October 4 at 7 p.m.
  • Catonsville Branch – Thursday, October 20 at 7 p.m.

 

The Baltimore County Public Library has been serving the citizens of Baltimore County since 1948. With 19 branches throughout Baltimore County, BCPL empowers and engages individuals for a more inclusive and connected Baltimore County community, and provides opportunities to explore, learn, create and connect. In addition to loaning books, library card holders may borrow DVDs, music, e-books and gain access to our research databases. Our 19 branches provide computer and Internet access, job search assistance and offer a multitude of daily learning programs for adults and children.


 
 

Revised: August 30, 2016