Read Together Diamond Bar Returns

The deadline for selecting a book is Jan. 5.

The Friends of the Diamond Bar Library is helping to rally the community to vote for the 2014 pick for "Read Together Diamond Bar." The deadline for making a selection is Jan. 5.

The following information was provided by Friends of the Diamond Bar Library.

The deadline is coming quickly for you to vote for the 2014 selection for Read Together Diamond Bar.  Visit the Diamond Bar Library before January 5 and cast your vote for one of four finalists: Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom by Amy Chua, One Gold Mountain by Lisa See, The Soloist by Steve Lopez and True Notebooks: A Writer’s Year at Juvenile Hall by Mark Salzman.  All four are outstanding books that will be enjoyable reading and will create avenues for discussion.

You will find more information on the books and voting forms at the Diamond Bar Library for your selection until January 5. You will be able to vote for your choice at the Diamond Bar Library so look for the selection choices at the Friends’ website, www.dblibraryfriends.org, or at the Diamond Bar Library website, http://www.colapublib.org/libs/diamondbar/.  A $25 gift certificate to Basically BOOKS will be awarded to one of the entries.

Whether it is called a city-wide book club or a state-wide reading campaign, communities of all shapes and sizes are adopting the concept originated in 1998 by the Washington Center for the Book:  people coming together through the reading and discussion of a common book.  There are now statewide, citywide, countywide reading programs all over the world. 

This will be a community-wide project open to individuals, companies and other organizations with many opportunities to participate. We encourage you to be part of this exciting community project.  For more information on participation, please call 909-629-2711.


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