One Book One Community

One Book One Community engages Central Florida children and the adults in their lives to read the same book with discussions and educational activities related to the book published in the newspaper and online.

We are pleased to announce our 2022, One Book, One Community book choice –
“FRAMED!” by award winning local author James Ponti.

The 2022 One Book, One Community program will run from April 10 – May 8, 2022 and will include book activities, virtual read-alouds, community events and a teacher contest. Check back as more information will be posted as we get closer to our 2022 program dates.

Community events:
Seminole County
— Northwest Branch in Lake Mary – Thursday, April 14th 4:00 PM
— North Branch in Sanford – Wednesday, April 20th 3:30 PM
— East Branch in Oviedo – Wednesday, April 27th 3:00 PM
— West Branch in Longwood/Wekiva – Thursday, April 28th 4:00 PM
— Central Branch in Casselberry – Monday, May 2nd, 4:00 PM – Author In-Person

Lake County
— Mount Dora Library
Coloring Contest ‘What Is Your Masterpiece?’ for ages up to 12 years old. Prizes are big baskets of art supplies, perfect for summer fun and art. Contest submission deadline is April 16, 2022.
Weekly art supply boxes giveaways at the Circulation Desk.
— Leesburg Library, Wednesday, April 13 at 10:00 Read Aloud, excerpt read by Librarian Melissa St. Louis-Curry
Beginning Tuesday, April 26th – Free brag tag for Framed!
Every student receives a free brag tag after reading the book, upon request, while supplies last.

Orange County
— Virtual Livestream with James Ponti on April 12, 2022, at 4 p.m.
— Windermere Branch on April 16, 2022, at 11 a.m.
— West Oaks Branch on April 16, 2022, at 3 p.m.
— Alafaya Branch Library with James Ponti April 30 at 2 p.m. – Author In-Person

Osceola County
— Veterans Memorial Library St Cloud April 13, 20, and 27 at 4:30
— Poinciana Branch Library April 13 at 4:30
— Hart Memorial Central Library April 20 at 4:30
May 7 at 10:00 Author In-Person
— West Osceola Branch Library April 20 at 4:30
— Buenaventura Lakes Branch Library April 27 at 4:30

Check back for book activities:

Teachers – Check back on how you can enter to win a classroom prize