History Reads Book Club (VIRTUAL)

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Program Description

The History Book Club will meet online via Zoom to discuss The Defender: How the Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America by Ethan Michaeli.

Contact the Adult Services Desk at 309.590.6168 to check out or reserve a print copy of this month’s book. Digital copies of this book (eBook or eAudiobook) may be available through the Libby or Hoopla apps.

Registration is required and can be completed online below. You may also register by calling 309.590.6168 or by visiting the Adult Services Desk in person. Registrants will receive an email confirmation which contains the link to join this online program. 

If you prefer to attend this program in person, please sign up for the IN-PERSON version of this program at bit.ly/history207inperson. Please note that in-person attendance is limited to 15 people. 


In partnership with the McLean County Museum of History, this book club meets quarterly and focuses on books about Illinois history. Titles may include fiction, nonfiction, biography, or books by local or other Illinois authors.