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Teresa Iversen

(815) 756-9568 ext. 2114|

May 2021

Virtual General Book Club

Monday May 10 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Virtual General Book Club will meet via Zoom to discuss the classic novel The Warden by Anthony Trollope. Septimus Harding is a simple clergyman whose life is turned upside down when he is accused of graft and corruption by so-called social reformers. One of the reformers, the young physician John Bold, turns his reforming zeal to exposing what he considers to be an abuse of privilege, despite being in love with Mr. Harding's daughter Eleanor. Will Harding’s reputation be…

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Virtual Event: The 1918 Spanish Flu Epidemic, World War I, and Wilson

Thursday May 13 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

On Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 7:00-8:30 pm historian Jim Gibbons will take you on the roller coaster ride of your life: the 1918 Spanish Flu Pandemic, the decade of the 1910’s and World War I. The year is 1918. Thousands of U.S. troops are involved in World War I and millions will die. In the U.S., an additional war is forming. It is called “influenza and it will take between 40-100 million more lives. Gibbons will describe all the…

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