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Thursday November 20, 2014 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2014:

  1.        From Colony to Superpower: Jan.2nd Chapters 10 & 11,

           Jan. 16th Chapters 12 & 13,

           Feb.6th Chapters 14 & 15

           Feb.20th Chapters 16 & 17

           Mar.6th Chapters 18,19 &20

  1.        Washington’s Secret Six (Brian Kilmead)
  2.        The Bully Pulpit (Doris Kearns)
  3.        The Age of Jackson (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)
  4.        Team of Rivals (Doris Kearns)
  5.        Cycles of American History (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388 if you would like to buy a copy of this book.  We will also have copies of this selection available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2014:

  1.        From Colony to Superpower: Jan.2nd Chapters 10 & 11,

           Jan. 16th Chapters 12 & 13,

           Feb.6th Chapters 14 & 15

           Feb.20th Chapters 16 & 17

           Mar.6th Chapters 18,19 &20

  1.        Washington’s Secret Six (Brian Kilmead)
  2.        The Bully Pulpit (Doris Kearns)
  3.        The Age of Jackson (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)
  4.        Team of Rivals (Doris Kearns)
  5.        Cycles of American History (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388 if you would like to buy a copy of this book.  We will also have copies of this selection available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday December 18, 2014 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2014:

  1.        From Colony to Superpower: Jan.2nd Chapters 10 & 11,

           Jan. 16th Chapters 12 & 13,

           Feb.6th Chapters 14 & 15

           Feb.20th Chapters 16 & 17

           Mar.6th Chapters 18,19 &20

  1.        Washington’s Secret Six (Brian Kilmead)
  2.        The Bully Pulpit (Doris Kearns)
  3.        The Age of Jackson (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)
  4.        Team of Rivals (Doris Kearns)
  5.        Cycles of American History (Arthur Schesinger Jr.)

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388 if you would like to buy a copy of this book.  We will also have copies of this selection available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday January 12, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday January 15, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday February 19, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday April 2, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday April 16, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday May 11, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday May 21, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday June 8, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
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Thursday June 18, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday July 2, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday July 13, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday July 16, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday August 6, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday August 10, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday September 3, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
Thursday September 17, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday October 1, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
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misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday October 15, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday November 5, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday November 9, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday November 19, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Thursday December 3, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
Monday December 14, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_civil_war2 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM The American Civil War Era - U.S. Grant, His Lieutenants and Union Naval Support    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A multi-session series centered on the military leadership of General U.S. Grant, his lieutenants and support by Union Naval forces from 1861 to 1865.  The series includes lecture, discussion and videos.  Each month is topic oriented - you may join at any time without being concerned you have missed earlier sessions. 

Session Dates: The 2nd Monday of the month from 10 AM to 1 PM. Please check the Events Calendar each month in the event it is necessary to cancel or move a session to an alternate date. 

Nov 10 - Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Officers and Sailors
Dec 8  -  Forts Henry and Donelson - Grant and Naval Forces Break the Confederate Cordon
Jan 12  -  Shilo - The War Changes
Feb 9 -  Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Tin-Clads (light patrol boats)
Mar 9 - Vicksburg - Grant and Naval Forces Close the Mississippi
April 13 - Chattanooga - Army and Naval Coordination
May 11  - Grant in Command of the Army - Naval Support in the Southwest and Mobile Bay

Suggested readings:  Ulysses S. Grant,  Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant. Bruce Catton - Grant Moves South (1861-63) and Grant Takes Command (1863-65). 

Presenter Rodger Duffy has a Master’s Degree in Political Geography from Northwestern University and taught at DePaul University in Chicago and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Until recently, he led the American History Discussion Group at the Mt. Lebanon Library for seven years.

COMPLETED -  2014 Sessions
Grant - From West Point to the War with Mexico and Resignation
Grant’s Civilian Interlude - Missouri and Illinois
The War Begins - Grant’s Command in Illinois and Missouri
Grant’s Command in Cairo - Preparing for the Move South
Naval Forces in the Western Theater - Building the Timber-Clads and Iron-Clads
Belmont - Testing the Confederate Cordon

    Location: Meeting Room A
 
misc_quilt2 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM American Girls Book Club    
    Contact: Children's Library   412.531.1912   childrenslibrary@einetwork.net
   

Learn about American history and have fun reading the American Girl books.
For kids in grades 2, 3 and 4.

All book club books are available at the Children’s Desk one month prior to the meeting.
Registration for all clubs occurs  when the book is checked out from the library.

 

    Location: Children's Story Rm.
Thursday December 17, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 9:15 AM  -  12:30 PM American History Book Discussion Group    
    Contact: Mt. Lebanon Public Library   412-531-1912   events@mtlebanonlibrary.org
   

A facilitated, structured discussion forum focused on the historical growth of the American empire, both continental and global.   Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday each month.

Reading List for 2015:  TBA

This group is led by Stephen Pouleris. Mr. Pouleris was awarded a degree in history, has taught history and was the director of Admissions at the Univ. of Hawaii. Additionally, he worked in the private sector for 3M.

Please contact Stephen Pouleris at slpouleris@verizon.net or 412-563-1388.  We will have copies of our selections available at the library for you to check out with your library card.
 

[Book Discussion Groups]
    Location: Meeting Room B
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