One Book, One Town

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The Manchester Public Library and the One Book, One Town Committee are pleased to announce our 2022 One Book, One Town selection and events. The Manchester community and surrounding areas are invited to read "The Other Black Girl" by Hamden native Zakiya Dalila Harris. "The Other Black Girl" has been a New York Times bestseller, and is currently in development for a hulu television show. 

Harris will be speaking at Manchester Community College on Thursday September 29th, 2022 at 6:30PM. This is a free event; no tickets or registration is required. Copies of her book will be available for purchase and signing from our partner Book Club on the Go. Library copies are available for check out at both library buildings to read before the event. Refreshments for the 9/29/2022 event will be provided by Brown Butter Creations and GRDN KTCHN. 

For more information about the events leading up to the main event, click the next two links. Information on the main event, Harris, and her book, are available in the bottom link. 


Special Check 'Em Out Book Club

African American Writers: A Celebration

One Book One Town with Zakiya Dalila Harris