Lansing Community College Library
cover art for "There There" by Tommy Orange
There There
by Tommy Orange

One Book One LCC is collaborating with Capital Area District Libraries and Delta Township District Library to create Capital Area One Book, a shared community reading experience that encourages students, faculty, and staff to engage in special events, discussions, and college-wide conversations surrounding a thought provoking common read.

Get the Book

Attend a One Book Event

Come to any of the One Book events to receive a free copy while limited supplies last.

Checkout from LCC Library

Available in print or on Kindle.

Borrow From Another Library

Request a copy from another Library through MelCat (7-10 days for delivery) or check out a book from a public library in your community.

Acquire an Accessible Copy

Email Andy George ( or Reader Services ( from the Center for Student Access.

TheRE THERE Research Guide

Use the There There research guide to learn more about the book and explore related themes.

Previous Titles


The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot


The True American by Anand Giridharadas


Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook


Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell


The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas


There There by Tommy Orange

Steering committee

Program Coordination

Tonya Bailey
Chief Diversity Officer

Committee Members

Mindy Babarskis
Reference and Instruction Librarian

Samantha Bite
Conference Services

Melinda Hernandez
Integrated English

Melissa Kaplan
Performing Arts

Christopher Manning
Integrated English

Loretta Osborn
Health and Human Services

Pamela Smith
Sociology Program Faculty

Margo Whalen


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Capital Area One Book is a collaboration of:

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Capital Area District Libraries partnered with Lansing Community College to create Capital Area One BookDelta Township District Libraries partnered with Lansing Community College to create Capital Area One Book

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Library Contact

3rd Floor
Technology & Learning Center
400 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

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