About One Book One Bozeman

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One Book One Bozeman is a community focused event wherein one book is selected as the local read. By supporting this selection with author talks, discussion panels and other programming, OBOB promotes literacy and community engagement through the shared experience of reading.


With support from Humanities Montana, One Book One Bozeman began in 2003 as a state-wide reading program called One Book Montana. Over the years as communities continued to participate in One Book Montana, many towns were inspired to create their own localized versions of the program. In 2008 Bozeman held its first community read independently of Humanities Montana and began the program that is now know as One Book One Bozeman.


OBOB is the effort of multiple organizations including:

Bozeman Public Library Bozeman Library Foundation Bozeman Public Schools
Country Bookshelf OBOBlogo Montana State University