Dorothy Height Virtual Book Club

Thursday, November 19th 2020

6:00 PM

The third Thursday of every month, June 2020 - January 2021

6:00 PM

Lancaster Public Library is pleased to partner with YWCA Lancaster to present The Dorothy Height Book Club.

Dorothy Height was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. One of Height’s major accomplishments was at the YWCA USA where she directed the integration of all of its centers in 1946 and established its Center for Racial Justice in 1965. Join our interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects.

Join us for virtual sessions on the 3rd Thursday of every month. After you register, you will receive the meeting link.

Here is what we’re reading/watching/discussing in 2020 and beyond:

August 20: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

September 17: Nice White Parents Podcast (This American Life) and How White Progressives Undermine School Integration from The New York Times.

October 15: Ghost River by Lee Francis 4

November 19:

December 17: How To Be An AntiRacist by Ibram X. Kendi

January 21: How To Be An AntiRacist (Part 2) by Ibram X. Kendi

Location Details

Lancaster City Branch

Location Address

125 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA