Coastal Carolina Community College and Onslow County Public Library are excited to come together to host a One Book, One Community yearlong program of events centered around a common book and theme. The book selected for 2019-2020 is Call Me American: A Memoir by Abdi Nor Iftin. The author tells his incredible story living as a refugee in war-torn Somalia and his extraordinary journey to come to America to live in peace, work hard, and most importantly, become an American citizen. Our hope is that each community member who connects with Abdi's story will be inspired to embrace their own personal journey. Please click the tabs above to learn more!
Because of the current coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns and recommendations, we had to make the difficult decision to postpone Abdi Nor Iftin’s visit to Jacksonville on April 22nd. We are in discussion with Penguin Random House Speaker’s Bureau about a rescheduled date in late August or early September. Keep checking the OBOC webpage for updates!
Thank You to the Following Sponsors:
Alpha Kappa Alpha, Inc.
Tau Omega Omega Chapter, Jacksonville
The College Foundation
Coastal Carolina CC Faculty and Staff
East Carolina Gastroenterology
Jacksonville Friends of the Library
Onslow County Public Library