One Book South Dakota

Host a One Book South Dakota discussion, featuring the One Book South Dakota selection and a scholar to lead the discussion. 

Groups receive the current OBSD on loan from the SDHC lending library and host a SDHC scholar for their event. Since 2003, the OBSD program has encouraged people across South Dakota to read and discuss the same book through the year.

Apply to host a One Book South Dakota discussion. 

 

2017 One Book South Dakota

The 2017 One Book South Dakota is Kitchens of the Great Midwest, by J. Ryan Stradal.

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Use the Reading Guide (discussion questions and biological information) and/or the full Book Club Kit (recipes, author interview, blurbs, etc.) to expand and enrich your reading experience! 

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2017 One Book SD Tour

Tickets for the final stop on J. Ryan Stradal's 2017 "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" One Book Tour are available! Meet the award-winning author and enjoy a discussion about his hit debut novel.

Stradal will appear in Rapid City at the Racing Magpie on Sept. 20 prior to his appearance at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books, Sept. 21-24 in Deadwood. 

Stradal was also featured on our blog. Read about how South Dakota influenced his writing. 

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Any non-profit organization is eligible to participate in One Book South Dakota.

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10:00 am | Rushmore Plaze Holiday Inn
22
Sep
5:30 pm | Fischers Lilly Park
22
Sep
7:00 pm | Mueller Center
23
Sep
1:00 pm | Granary Rural Cultural Center
23
Sep
2:00 pm | Mueller Center