Join us to discuss Grandma Gatewood's Walk: the Inspiring Story of the Woman who Saved the Appalachian Trail by Ben Montgomery. In 1955 Emma Gatewood told her family she was going on a walk and left her small Ohio hometown with a change of clothes and less than two hundred dollars. The next anybody heard from her, this genteel, farm-reared, 67-year-old great-grandmother had walked 800 miles along the 2,050-mile Appalachian Trail. Click image to register.
Tuesday, February 21 @ 1PM - Join us to discuss Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf. Copies of this month’s selection will be available at the library. Click image or call 815-534-6173 for more information, or to register.
Monday, March 13 @ 7PM-Join us to discuss Imbeciles : the Supreme Court, American eugenics, and the sterilization of Carrie Buck by Adam Cohen. This is an eye-opening story of one of the darkest moments in the American legal tradition: the Supreme Court's decision to champion eugenic sterilization for the greater good of the country. Copies are available through the library. Click image or call 815-534-6173 to register.