Lincoln City Libraries Director Pat Leach announced Monday, the three finalists for the 2019 One Book–One Lincoln Community Reading Program at an event at The Mill in the Haymarket. The finalists are:

  • “The Far Away Brothers” by Lauren Markham
  • “The Great Believers” by Rebecca Makkai
  • “There, There” by Tommy Orange

The book selection process began in January when a 15-member selection team of community readers narrowed a list of 112 nominated titles to three finalists.  The community is invited to vote to select the top title through July 31st. Votes can be cast four ways:

  • With paper ballots at all library locations
  • Online at
  • On Facebook: @lincoln.libraries
  • On Twitter: @LCLibraries on Twitter

The books are available at all Lincoln libraries in various formats including print, audio and eBooks.

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