Our discussions take place in our Community Room unless otherwise indicated.  Copies of the books for discussion are available at our Information Desk for readers registering for the discussion. We welcome new members!

The Children's Blizzard book cover

The Children’s Blizzard

by David Laskin
Tuesday, November 12, at 6:30 p.m.

Thousands of impoverished Northern European immigrants were promised that the prairie offered “land, freedom, and hope.” The disastrous blizzard of 1888 revealed that their free homestead was not a paradise but a hard, unforgiving place governed by natural forces they neither understood nor controlled, and America’s heartland would never be the same.

This discussion will be held upstairs in the library.