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June 2017

HJL Book Club

June 21, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

    This month we will be discussing: THE TRAIN TO CRYSTAL CITY: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II By Jan Jarboe Russell   Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a brown bag dinner.     Click here for more information about the…

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August 2017

HJL Book Club – August 2017

August 16, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don't need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy!   In August we will be discussing: The Murder of the Century: The Gilded Age Crime That Scandalized a City & Sparked the Tabloid Wars by Paul Collins.   Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks…

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October 2017

American Archives Month

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017

Explore the Berks History Center's Research Library Collections on social media throughout the month of October.

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HJL Book Club – October 2017

October 18, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

  Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy!   In October we will be discussing: In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin, by Erik Larson.  Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund We will provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a brown bag dinner.…

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February 2018

HJL Book Club – February 2018

February 21, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

  Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy!   In February we will be discussing: Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr, by Nancy Isenberg   Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide…

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April 2018

HJL Book Club – April 2018

April 18, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy! In April we will be discussing: Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We…

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June 2018

HJL Book Club – June 2018

June 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy! In June we will be discussing: Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack by Steve Twomey Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide beverages.…

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August 2018

HJL Book Club – August 15

August 15, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy!   In August we will be discussing: Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition, by David Okrent  Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide beverages.…

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October 2018

HJL Book Club – October 17

October 17, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy! In October we will be discussing: Woodrow Wilson, by H.W. Brands  Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion. We will provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a…

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February 2019

HJL Book Club – February 20

February 20 @ 5:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

Join the Club! Read, learn and discuss fascinating historical books with other #berkshistorybuffs. You don’t need to be a member to join the discussion. Please bring a $5 donation and your dinner to enjoy! In February we will be discussing: Bloody Crimes: The Funeral of Abraham Lincoln and the Chase for Jefferson Davis, by James L. Swanson  Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the…

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