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Book-to-Action: 1book 1community Donation Drive

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Gum Spring Library
Celebrate the theme of this year's 1book 1community title Inside Out & Back Again, by giving back to your community. Bring items to donate for recent immigrants and refugees in the D.C. Metro area. Please bring any of the listed items: toilet paper, tissues, shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes, brush/comb, aspirin, feminine hygiene products, waste baskets, diapers, baby wipes, baby power, baby shampoo, baby bottles, baby blankets, toys/picture books, diaper bags. All items will be donated to the Lutheran Social Services National Capital Area 

Book-to-Action is a unique book club, where readers will discuss a book and then complete a related service project.
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ashburn Library
Meeting Room B-Ashburn
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. For teens & adults. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Middleburg Library
Meeting Room - Middleburg
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. For teens & adults. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Brambleton Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Offsite Programs
Brambleton Community Center
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund. The Brambleton Community Center is located at 42645 Regal Wood Drive, Brambleton.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Rust Library
Conference Room B - Rust
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. 
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Family Book Club - 1book 1community

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Purcellville Library
Robey Meeting Room - Purcellville
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. 
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
For adults and kids.
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Family Book Club - 1book 1community

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Cascades Library
Storyroom - Cascades
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. 
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.  
For adults & kids.  A great opportunity for parents/grandparents and kids to read together!
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Gum Spring Library
Meeting Room B - Gum Spring
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. For teens & adults. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Dulles South Senior Activity Center Book Club - 1book 1community

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Offsite Programs
Dulles South Senior Activity Center
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
The Dulles South Senior Activity Center is located at 24950 Riding Center Dr., South Riding. Pick up copies of the book at the Senior Center Staff Office.
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ESOL Book Club - 1book 1community

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Ashburn Library
Meeting Room B-Ashburn
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
A monthly book club for adults whose native language is not English, are advanced level learners, enjoy reading, and would like the opportunity to practice their English reading and conversational skills in a relaxed setting with other like-minded individuals. One book will be selected each month, and members will discuss the story in English at the meeting. Copies of the book will be available at the information desk. For adults.

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Middle School Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gum Spring Library
Meeting Room A - Gum Spring
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
Explore one book each month through author profiles, in-depth book discussions, guest speakers and activities related to the book's topics.  Ask at the Teen Desk to reserve a copy of the book. For Grades 6-8.
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Grade 4-5 Children's Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gum Spring Library
Meeting Room A - Gum Spring
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. Explore an award-winning book each month with author profiles, book discussions, and activities. See the Children's Desk to reserve a copy of the book. For Grades 4-5.
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Meet the 1book 1community Author Thanhha Lai

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Offsite Programs
This year's 1book 1community title is Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai. Attend the public program at Briar Woods High School, 22525 Belmont Ridge Rd., Ashburn. A Q&A session will be conducted by Chuong Nguyen, the LCPL Board of Trustees representative for the Dulles District, who, like Lai, fled communist Vietnam as a child with his family in the aftermath of the Vietnam War. Book sale & signing, courtesy of Second Chapter Books, to follow.
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sterling Library
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. For teens & adults. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund. Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Book-to-Action: 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Gum Spring Library
Meeting Room A - Gum Spring
Celebrate the theme of this year's 1book 1community title, Inside Out & Back Again, by giving back to your community. Bring items to donate and create care packages for recent immigrants and refugees in the D.C. Metro Area. Write letters to the families receiving the items to welcome them to the U.S. Visit the Check Out Desk to see what materials to bring. All items will be donated to the Lutheran Social Services National Capital Area 
Visit the second floor to see what services are offered for immigrants and refugees in the area, or learn how you can volunteer with the organizations. Adults can get more information on how to apply to become an ESOL volunteer at Gum Spring Library. 
Book-to-Action is a unique book club, where readers will discuss a book and then complete a related service project.
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Tween Book Club - 1book 1community

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Inside out and back again book cover
Ashburn Library
Story Time Room-Ashburn
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. 
Explore different genres of tween literature each month with games, activities, and book discussions. See the Children's Desk to reserve a copy of the book, or pick one up from the 1book 1community display in the library during September. For Grades 4-6.
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Adult Book Club - 1book 1community

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Lovettsville Library
Meeting Room - Lovettsville
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. For teens & adults. Sponsored by the Irwin Uran Gift Fund.
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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Tween Book Club - 1book 1community

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Inside out and back again book cover
Sterling Library
Meeting Room B - Sterling
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai is the 2017 selection for Loudoun County Public Library's 1book 1community program. Sponsored by the Irwan Uran Gift Fund. 
Explore different genres of tween literature each month with games, activities, and book discussions. See the Children's Desk to reserve a copy of the book  or pick one up from the 1book 1community display in the library during September. For Grades 4-6.
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