2021 marked the sixth year of One Book One Independence (OBOI), and we are excited to look ahead to the 2022 community read!  This page will serve as your information hub for all things OBOI as the community looks ahead to the 2022 title.

Previous OBOI Picks


Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline


Arrowood by Laura McHugh


Stars Over Clear Lake by Loretta Ellsworth


What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman


A Man of His Own by Susan Wilson


This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger

What happens next?

We are hard at work on the next year of One Book One Independence book selection and programming!  Do you have a book that would be a great choice for our community? 

Submit your book suggestion here!

Watch this page for updates as we prepare for OBOI 2022! 

More information

For more information about One Book One Independence, email us at iowaOBOI@gmail.com or give us a call at 319-334-2470.