History Book Club

Wednesday, January 6th 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
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The first Wednesday of every month, March 2017 - December 2021

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Love history? Love reading about it? Does meeting and discussing books with people of similar interests sound like a great way to spend an hour or two? Then come to Lancaster Public Library’s History Book Club. The titles selected will be written by eminent historians and will also be eminently readable. They can cover any country or era. You will help decide future selections. The History Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 6pm.

2020 Book Selections

Jan. 8:  The Fortunes of Africa: A 5000-year history of wealth, greed, and endeavor / Martin Meredith

Feb. 5:  The Pioneers: The heroic story of the settlers who brought the American ideal west / David McCullough

Mar. 4:  The Black Diaspora: Five Centuries of the Black Experience Outside Africa / Ronald Segal

Apr. 1:  Leadership in Turbulent Times / Doris Kearns Goodwin

May 6:  The Impeachers: The trial of Andrew Johnson and the dream of a just nation / Brenda Wineapple

June 3:  The Johnstown Flood / David McCullough

July 1:  The President and the Assassin: McKinley, Terror, and Empire at the Dawn of the American Century        / Scott Miller

Aug. 5:  The World Remade / G.J.Meyer

Sep. 2:  Stalin: The court of the Red Tsar / Simon Montefiore

Oct. 7:  The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A history of Nazi Germany / William Shirer

Nov. 4:  Franklin and Winston: An intimate portrait of an epic friendship / Jon Meacham

Dec. 2:  Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA / Tim Weiner

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Location Details

Lancaster City Branch

Location Address

125 North Duke Street
Lancaster, PA