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Common Ground Virginia History Book Group

Tuesday, May 18 at 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we'll discuss American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse (2018). Next month, we'll discuss Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar (2018). Check your local public library to borrow titles, or purchase through the Virginia Shop or other online retailers.

We invite attendees to sign up for our monthly email list. Get meeting reminders as well as unique historical resources from the Library's collections selected to accompany upcoming discussions. To sign up for the list or request more information about this event, contact Becky Schneider at or 804.692.3550.

Please log in at 6:00 PM through Zoom.

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