Voting begins June 1 for the next One Book

Starting Friday, June 1, readers can vote for one of the six literary candidates here online, at any Sarasota County library or at Bookstore1Sarasota, 1359 Main St., Sarasota.

Readers are encouraged to read all six selections and then vote for their favorite. Voting will end on Aug. 31 and the winning selection will be announced on Sept. 14.

Once selected by popular vote, the featured book will be the subject of discussion groups, lectures, films and related events held at libraries and cultural institutions throughout Sarasota County beginning in October.

“The goal of One Book/One Community is to initiate conversations,” said Barb McDonald, outreach coordinator of the Sarasota County Library System. “Whether fiction or non-fiction, the books are the tool we use to stimulate thoughts, discussions and opinions that enrich the lives of those involved.” 

For more information, contact the Sarasota County Call Center at 941-861-5000, use the Contact form or email One Book, onebooksarasota at

Start a conversation about One Book!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *