Lansing Community College
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 (georga14@lcc.edu) or Reader Services (readsrv@mail.lcc.edu) 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

2014-2015

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

2015-2016

The True American by Anand Giridharadas

2016-2017

Tomatoland by Barry Estabrook

2017-2018

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

2018-2019

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

2019-2020

There There by Tommy Orange

Steering committee

Program Coordination

Mindy Babarskis
Reference and Instruction Librarian
babarskm@lcc.edu

Tonya Bailey
Chief Diversity Officer
bailet20@star.lcc.edu

Committee Members

Samantha Bite
Conference Services
geiges@lcc.edu

McKenzie Firstbrook
Library 
firstbrm@lcc.edu

Melinda Hernandez
Integrated English
hernanm@star.lcc.edu

Melissa Kaplan
Performing Arts
kaplanm@lcc.edu

Christopher Manning
Integrated English
manninc3@lcc.edu

Loretta Osborn
Health and Human Services
chapell@star.lcc.edu

Pamela Smith
Sociology Program Faculty
smithp22@lcc.edu

Margo Whalen
Administration
whalenm2@lcc.edu

 

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Library Contact

2nd Floor
Technology & Learning Center
400 N. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

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