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Thursday, September 21, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 7 for the Grand Opening of the Mitchell Street Branch at 10 a.m.

Forest Home Branch is now closed. All returns should be brought to the book drop in the rear parking lot of the Mitchell Street location.

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History Buffs

There's a lot to learn from the past, from bombastic battles to social struggles to ancient antiquities. Sometimes there’s no amount of fiction that can compete with the drama and majesty of human history, so let us guide you to some great books about all sorts of wonderful historical topics.

History Buff Book Club

September 28, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

Open Veins of Latin America: Five Centuries of the…

October 26, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

Hero of the Empire:  The Boer War, A Daring…

November 30, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier…

December 28, 2017
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane AckermanEnjoy engaging discussion…

January 25, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir by Kao Kalia…

February 22, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Boys in the Boat:  Nine Americans and their…

March 29, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss The Ghost Map:  The Story of London's Most Terrifying…

April 26, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Conquistador: Hernán Cortés, King Montezuma, and the…

May 31, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine,…

June 28, 2018
5:00 PM
History Buff Book Club at Tippecanoe

We will discuss Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff. 

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