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Next Book Club Selection: Alexander Hamilton

June 1, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Next Book Club Selection: Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton coverPlan your summer reading now, and mark your calendars for the next meeting of the Historical Society’s Book Club on Tuesday, September 13, at 7 pm in Greenfield Hall.

We’ll be discussing Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow.

According to historian Joseph Ellis, the biography is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all.” It also served as inspiration for the hit Broadway musical, “Hamilton.”

If you can’t make it for this discussion, save the date for the next selection. All are welcome!

Tuesday, November 15, 7 pm – Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States, by Bill Bryson

Book Club To Meet Tuesday May 10, 7 pm

May 9, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Book Club To Meet Tuesday May 10, 7 pm

the-great-bridge-9781451683233_lgJoin us for the next meeting of the Historical Society’s Book Club on Tuesday, May 10, at 7 pm in Greenfield Hall. We’ll be discussing The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge, by David McCullough.

This enthralling story tells of the building of the world’s longest suspension bridge at the time. One critic called McCullough’s history “a book so compelling and complete as to be a literary monument.”

If you can’t make it for this discussion, please mark your calendar now for the next couple books we’ll be reading in Book Club. All discussions will be held in Greenfield Hall unless otherwise noted, and all are welcome!

Tuesday, September 13, 7 pm – Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow

Tuesday, November 15, 7 pm – Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States, by Bill Bryson

Next Book Club Meeting Sunday April 3

March 28, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Next Book Club Meeting Sunday April 3

LibertyStreetcoverThe next meeting of the Book Club is Sunday, April 3 from 2 – 4 PM. We’ll be discussing Liberty Street, by Haddonfield resident Carol Chandler Malcarney. And Carol will be joining us for the conversation!

Carol authored the newly published book, Liberty Street. This collection of World War II correspondence between Janice Y. Chandler and Alfred G. Chandler M.D, is a daughter’s loving tribute to her parents. Carol has collected and published over 700 war time correspondence between her parents, giving the reader a glimpse into the life of a family interrupted by World War II.

Looking ahead, here are the next few books we’re be reading in the Book Club. All discussions will be held in Greenfield Hall unless otherwise noted, and all are welcome!

Tuesday, May 10, 7 pm – The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge, by David McCullough

Tuesday, September 13, 7 pm – Alexander Hamilton, by Ron Chernow

Tuesday, November 15, 7 pm – Made in America: An Informal History of the English Language in the United States, by Bill Bryson

Next Book Club Meeting Monday Feb. 22

February 10, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Next Book Club Meeting Monday Feb. 22

LEi5THuOmIKpoZYpj5Iwsbxg5cLMItaBC_ngYxvPJYFdjJUMKpq1sSCUIX7Ryd4aSsKgVg02w0QM_iGtrlSoZuOKqEbdP5zkKfqKSRA4F-Dobq1_1KQoKWzQJ6Tn8jLzZOueKWjGKhMXo9N_3E4BmR4px5MaNbYzsuFxK0k=s0-d-e1-ftThe next meeting of the Historical Society’s Book Club is coming up on Monday February 22.

This time, we’re holding a joint meeting with the Haddonfield Public Library Book Club. Join us for our discussion at Haddonfield Borough Hall on Monday, Feb. 22, at 7 pm.

The book selection is MARGARET FULLER: A NEW AMERICAN LIFE, by Megan Marshall.

 

COMING SOON:

Book Club will be back at Greenfield Hall on Sunday April 3, where we’ll host Haddonfield resident Carol Chandler Malcarney, author of the newly published LIBERTY STREET.

This collection of World War II correspondence between Janice Y. Chandler and Alfred G. Chandler, M.D., is a daughter’s loving tribute to her parents. Carol has collected and published over 700 pieces of war-time correspondence between her parents, giving the reader a glimpse into the life of a family interrupted by World War II.

We’re thrilled to have Carol attend our April Book Club meeting and join the discussion.

This book can be purchased at Greenfield Hall during office hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1-4 pm. You can also call the office at 856-429-7375 and we’ll arrange for you to get the book before the meeting.

Historical Society January Book Club

January 14, 2016 Book Club Comments Off on Historical Society January Book Club

Join us January 20th 7pm at Greenfield Hall for an interesting discussion on:

HSH jan 2016 bookclubThe incredible story of the young women of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, who unwittingly played a crucial role in one of the most significant moments in US history.

If you thought you knew everything about the Manhattan project…read this. This is an incredibly true story of the top-secret World War II town of Oak Ridge, Tennessee, and the young women brought there unknowingly to help build the atomic bomb.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


LEi5THuOmIKpoZYpj5Iwsbxg5cLMItaBC_ngYxvPJYFdjJUMKpq1sSCUIX7Ryd4aSsKgVg02w0QM_iGtrlSoZuOKqEbdP5zkKfqKSRA4F-Dobq1_1KQoKWzQJ6Tn8jLzZOueKWjGKhMXo9N_3E4BmR4px5MaNbYzsuFxK0k=s0-d-e1-ftAnd next month:

We meet with the Haddonfield Library’s Book Club for a combined meeting on Monday, Feb.22, 2016, 7:00 pm, at Haddonfield Borough Hall. The selection is MARGARET FULLER: A NEW AMERICAN LIFE, by Megan Marshall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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