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Thursday June 9, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday June 13, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN NOVEMBER 7

This multi-session lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. 
The current focus is on the complexity of events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world -  from 1760 to1820. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from November through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Joel Achenbach, The Grand Idea - George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West, 2004

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently facilitates the Library’s American History Discussion Group and the Civil War Era Lecture Series. 

 

Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN NOVEMBER 7

This multi-session lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. 
The current focus is on the complexity of events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world -  from 1760 to1820. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from November through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Joel Achenbach, The Grand Idea - George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West, 2004

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently facilitates the Library’s American History Discussion Group and the Civil War Era Lecture Series. 
 

Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN NOVEMBER 7

This multi-session lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. 
The current focus is on the complexity of events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world -  from 1760 to1820. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from November through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Joel Achenbach, The Grand Idea - George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West, 2004

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently facilitates the Library’s American History Discussion Group and the Civil War Era Lecture Series. 
 

Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday September 8, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday September 12, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN NOVEMBER 7

This multi-session lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. 
The current focus is on the complexity of events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world -  from 1760 to1820. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from November through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Joel Achenbach, The Grand Idea - George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West, 2004

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently facilitates the Library’s American History Discussion Group and the Civil War Era Lecture Series. 
 

Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM CANCELLED America’s Early Conflicts and Wars - A Geographic View    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

THIS PROGRAM IS ON HIATUS FOR THE SUMMER AND WILL RETURN NOVEMBER 7

This multi-session lecture series centers on America’s early conflicts and wars. 
The current focus is on the complexity of events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world -  from 1760 to1820. Sessions include lecture, discussion, and videos.

Session Dates: Meets on the 2nd Monday of each month -  from November through May - from 10 AM to 1 PM. If you wish to receive an email in advance of scheduled topics and dates, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Each session is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions.

Readings

Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995

Charles Cerami, Jefferson’s Great Gamble - Louisiana Purchase, 2003

Joel Achenbach, The Grand Idea - George Washington’s Potomac and the Race to the West, 2004

Reference Books

Robert Middlekauff, The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789,  2007 

Gordon Wood, Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, 2009

Presenter:  Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Historical Geography from Northwestern University. He taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. He currently facilitates the Library’s American History Discussion Group and the Civil War Era Lecture Series. 
 

Thursday October 13, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Wednesday October 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Lions Club Book Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

Join us on the third Wednesday of the month to discuss great non-fiction and historical fiction books. This book group is sponsored by the Mt. Lebanon Lions Club and welcomes everyone interested in reading and discussing works on history, science, current events and world affairs. This month's selection: is:

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis.-Goodreads

    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday November 10, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, small group discussion focused on the historical growth of the American empire - both continental and global.   The group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:30 AM to 12:30.  
Membership in the group is limited to eight persons and is currently full. If you wish to be placed on a wait list, please contact the library (jacksonma@einenetwork.net).

Current discussion centers on events, leaders and social-economic conditions in America and the trans-Atlantic world from 1770 to1820.

Books:
Joseph J. Ellis, The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution, 1783-1789,  2015
Joseph J. Ellis, Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation, 2000
Don Cook, The Long Fuse - How England Lost the American Colonies -1760-1785, 1995
Thomas B. Allen, Tories - Fighting for the King in America’s First Civil War, 2010

Rodger Duffy is the facilitator
 

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