one city one story

Folders labeled "Top Secret"

Our One City, One Story month is winding down, but there are still some great films and book discussions coming up to help you delve deeper into Viet Thanh Nguyen’s […]

Vietnamese people in a market

This Saturday, March 18 from 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Central Library is our One City, One Story Cultural Afternoon where we will celebrate and learn about Vietnamese culture through […]

One City, One Story Author Visit

Tomorrow is March 1st and that means it is the official start of our month-long One City, One Story program, a great way for our whole community to come together […]

Refugee Stories

The author of our 2017 One City, One Story pick The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen, will be in conversation with Library Director, Michelle Perera at our author talk event at […]

Orphan Train cover and staff blurb

On the fence about reading our One City, One Story pick for 2016, Orphan Train? Let us convince you that it’s worth cracking open! You still have plenty of time […]

Painting of a woman adopting an orphan boy off a train.

Our One City, One Story book Orphan Train is not for children, but the historical events Christina Baker Kline writes about, orphaned children being sent on trains to the Midwest to find families, […]

Irish Immigrants 1909

Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline, our One City, One Story pick for 2016, tells the story of Vivian, a young girl who is sent to the Midwest on a train […]

Orphan children sleeping in New York street circa 1890.

The 2016 One City, One Story selection, Orphan Train, by Christina Baker Kline tells the story of a young orphan girl who is taken from New York to the Midwest on […]