One City, One Book: One City, One Book 2014

One City, One Book programs are designed to foster community discussion about books by encouraging an entire community to read the same book at the same time.

Countywide Read: War Comes Home

Honor and explore the experience of our veterans through the Contra Costa County Library's countywide read, which will feature two New York Times best-selling veteran authors and an award winning documentary film about one of the most savage and decorated battles in U.S. History. 

WHAT IT IS LIKE TO GO TO WAR by Karl Marlantes, UNTIL TUESDAY by Fmr. Capt. Luis Carlos Montalván with Bret Witter, and CHOSIN, a Film by Brian Iglesias.

One City, One Book

Talking about books with friends, family, and neighbors promotes reading, encourages the exchange of ideas, stimulates critical thinking, and sparks public conversation. One City, One Book programs are designed to foster community discussion about books by encouraging an entire community to read the same book at the same time.

In 2014,  the following Contra Costa County Community Libraries offer "One City, One Book" programs:

Brentwood || Clayton || Crockett || Danville-San Ramon Kids Read || Danville-San Ramon || Hercules || Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda || Lafayette-Moraga-Orinda Kids Read || Pleasant Hill || Walnut Creek-Ygnacio Valley