One Book, One Community 2014

Each year, the Fargo Public Library, Moorhead Public Library, and West Fargo Public Library team up to promote one book that the entire community reads together, a reading program called “One Book, One Community.”

In 2014, for the first time ever, the title for the One Book, One Community program was determined by a community vote. Six titles were chosen by the One Book, One Community Committee. Voting took place in February. Thank you to all who voted!

By public vote, the title selected for the 2014 One Book, One Community reading project is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. 

The One Book, One Community committee would like to say ‘thank you’ to our city leaders for unveiling the chosen title at the media event held at the Fargo Public Library on April 15.


City leaders and committee members from left to right: West Fargo Public Library Program Coordinator Diane Fink, West Fargo City Commissioner Mark Simmons, Fargo Mayor Dennis Walaker, Fargo Public Library Branch Services Manager Lori West,  Moorhead Mayor Del Rae Williams, and Moorhead Public Library Public Services Supervisor Jennifer Roger.

Keep checking back to for an updated schedule of events!




2 Responses to One Book, One Community 2014

  1. airandlight says:

    I just moved to the area and would like to get involved. Could someone get in touch with me? I was involved with the Baton Rouge LA group when I lived there and think its a great community initiative. :)

    • Now that we have announced the 2014 One Book, One Community title (Orphan Train) by Christina Baker Kline, staff from all three area public libraries are working on programs and events for the 2014 project. We are pleased to announce that we will be launching the 2014 One Book, One Community reading project with an author visit by Christina Baker Kline on Wednesday, Aug. 13, at 7 p.m. at The Stage at Island Park. We hope you can join us for this special event.

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