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April 2017

HJL Book Club – The Wright Brothers

April 19, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Henry Janssen Library, 160 Spring Street
Reading, PA 19601 United States

  The Wright Brothers by David McCullough The HJL Book Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of February, April, June, August and October.  Discussion Starts at 5:30 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. Kim and Lisa provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a brown bag dinner. If you have any book ideas, please email them to Kim at KRichards@berkshistory.org If…

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2nd Annual Berks History Conference

April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Berks History Center, 940 Centre Avenue
Reading, PA 19601 United States
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    Join us for our 2nd annual gathering of history enthusiasts featuring informative lectures on Berks County history by academics, historians, and conservation experts. Conference Topics Include: The Home of Vagabonds, Poor Sheep, and Miserable Earthly Worms: Religious Pluralism in Colonial Berks County Dr. Karen Guenther 18th Century Tall Case Clocks Gregg Perry Globalization in the 1830s: Moncure Robinson, Michel Chevalier and the Reading Railroad Dr. Darwin H. Stapleton Understanding Your Ancestors' Money Irvin Rathman Lunch will be provided. RSVP…

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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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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