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One City One Book

One City One Book: Walnut Creek Reads is a “citywide book club” that encourages the community to read the selection and participate in a series of events that celebrate the book. The annual choice is typically announced in May-June and the community events are planned in the fall giving the community the summer months to read […]

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Previous Selections

2013 2013’s One City One Book selection was Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel about censorship and the burning of books, Fahrenheit 451. Published in 1953 this novel remains timely today as communities continue to debate the value of literacy, libraries, and freedom of thought. One City One Book events included many lively programs and discussions at the Walnut Creek libraries and […]

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