One Book, One Community announces 2013 events at York County Libraries

Cellist of Sarajevo Steven Galloway One Book One CommunityOne Book, One Community announced its 2013 pick this week: “The Cellist of Sarajevo” by Steven Galloway. Set during the Siege of Sarajevo, the novel follows four city residents dealing with the effects of the conflict.

Organizers encourage community members to stop into their local library, pick up a copy and start reading. Programming in York County begins Sept. 26.

Find a full listing of programs — including a Skype session with Galloway — below.

Village Readers book discussion: 11 a.m. Sept. 26, Village Library, 35 N. Main St., Jacobus. Call 717-428-1034 for details.

Book discussion: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 1. Dover Area Community Library, 3700-3 Davidsburg Road, Dover Township. Call 717-292-6814 for details.

Book discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 3. Mason-Dixon Public Library, 250 Bailey Drive, Stewartstown. Light refreshments will be served. Call 717-993-2404 for details.

Book discussion: 1 p.m. Oct. 4, Collinsville Community Library, 2632 Delta Road, Chanceford Township. Light refreshments will be served. Call 717-927-9014 for details.

Book discussion: 1 p.m. Oct. 7, Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Newberry Township. Call 717-938-5599 for details.

Adult book discussion: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Kaltreider-Benfer Library, 147 S. Charles St., Red Lion. Held in the board room. Call 717-244-2032 for details.

Book discussion: 1 p.m. Oct. 11, Paul Smith Library of Southern York County, 80 Constitution Ave., Shrewsbury. Call 717-235-5806 for details.

The Cellist of Sarajevo: String Concert, Selected Readings & Book Discussion: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13, Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. Spend Sunday afternoon at the library for a concert of local cello students from the Harrisburg area under the direction of Barbara Lewis, Suzuki instructor, followed by excerpts read by Georg Sheets and a book discussion. Light refreshments will be served. Call 717-846-5300, ext. 222, for details.

Northern High School String Quartet: 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg. Music in the library will be presented by the Northern High School String Quartet. Call 717-432-5613 for details.

Book discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Red Land Community Library, 48 Robin Hood Drive, Newberry Township. Call 717-938-5599 for details.

3rd Friday Book Discussion: Noon Oct. 18. Kaltreider-Benfer Library, 147 S. Charles St., Red Lion. Call 717-244-2032 for details.

Noon Book Talk: Noon Oct. 21, Guthrie Memorial Library — Hanover’s Public Library, 2 Library Place, Hanover. Held in the Hormel Reading Room; presented by Heidi Hormel. Call 717-632-5183 for details.

Book discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Dillsburg Area Public Library, 17 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg. Call 717-432-5613 for details.

Book discussion: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Martin Library at the Art Institute of York, 1409 Williams Road, Springettsbury Township. Call 717-757-1070 for details.

Book discussion: 7 p.m. Oct. 23. Arthur Hufnagel Public Library of Glen Rock, 32 Main St., Glen Rock. Light refreshments served. Call 717-235-1127 for details.

Book discussion: 6 p.m. Oct. 24, Collinsville Community Library, 2632 Delta Road, Chanceford Township. Light refreshments will be served. Call 717-927-9014 for details.

“The Cellist of Sarajevo” book discussion: 1 p.m. Oct. 29, Delta Area Community Senior Center, 5 Pendyrus St., Peach Bottom Township. Call Donna Druck at 717-456-5753 for details.

Interview with author Steven Galloway: 7 p.m. Nov. 6, Martin Library, 159 E. Market St., York. Hear the author speak about his writing and the issues surrounding the story that he wrote. Steven Galloway, a professor of Creative Writing at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, will join us via Skype for a Q&A session. Registration is requested; call 717-846-5300, ext. 222.

Mystery Readers Group: Noon Nov. 26, Kaltreider-Benfer Library, 147 S. Charles St., Red Lion. Held in the board room. Call 717-244-2032 for details.

Also of interest:
Read more about the 2013 One Book pick and upcoming program changes
See tweets and coverage of the live announcement
— Missed past years? Read about the 2012 pick, “Zeitoun,” or 2011’s “The Help”

About Sarah Chain

I'm an avid reader and book lover living and working in downtown York. Follow me on Twitter at @sarahEchain.
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