The Perspective - New Book Club Coming to Main Library

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

#Using history to promote conversations that impact the way we live today.

The Perspective is a book group that seeks to connect the events of history to today. This is a reading group for persons interested in understanding how the society we live in has been shaped, and how lessons learned from the past can guide us in shaping a better future.

Our first book will be It Was Never About a Hot Dog and a Coke!; this is local author and civil rights activist Rodney Hurst's personal account of the 1960 sit-in demonstrations in Jacksonville, Florida and Axe Handle Saturday. Reading the book prior to the meetups is not necessary, as we will be reading through it together followed by a group discussion. All are welcome.

 

#The Perspective Book Group Date & Time Details

The Perspective Book Group will meet every other Thursday starting September 26 from 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. in room 440 at the Main Library. These events are free and open to the public. No registration required.

For more information, visit our Facebook event page here or email wjohn@coj.net.

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