CANCELLED History Book Group (Adults)

Wednesday, August 57:00—8:45 PMOnlineMelrose Public Library69 West Emerson St., Melrose, MA, 02176

Due to a low number of registrations, the virtual meeting scheduled for Wednesday, August 5th has been cancelled. For information regarding future meetings, please visit our website.

Next Topic:  Disease in History

Virtual Meeting: Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00 PM on Zoom-CANCELLED

Everyone is welcome, whether they read a book and want to share or they just want to listen and learn!

Participants are asked to read a book on the topic of Disease in History.  Plagues, illness, and contagious diseases have had a great impact on the flow of history and recent events are only the latest example. The Black Death during the Middle Ages, the decimation of the native populations of the Americas and Australia after contact with Europeans, the fight against polio, and the AIDS crisis are only a few of the possible topics.  In need of a book while the library is closed?  Check out a listing of titles accessible through our digital library resources: Pandemics and Diseases Throughout History

Each person will have an opportunity to share what they read with the group during the meeting.  No written summaries required!

The meeting will be held through the remote conferencing platform,  ZoomIf you would like to join in, please register below by Tuesday, August 4th so that you will receive an invitation via email to join the meeting!

Registration for this event has now closed.