In partnership with the Centerville-Washington Park District and Centerville-Washington History, the Library co-hosts a lunchtime book discussion on historical topics. Some attendees choose to bring a brown bag lunch. Dessert is provided. Please register for this program on the Park District's website at https://www.cwpd.org/programs-events/ or phone them at 937-433-5155. There is a second session at 1:30 PM at the Woodbourne Library (no registration necessary), if the 11:30 AM session is full.
Join us for a discussion of Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (nonfiction-2017) by David Grann. Presents a true account of the early twentieth-century murders of dozens of wealthy Osage and law-enforcement officials, citing the contributions and missteps of a fledgling FBI that eventually uncovered one of the most chilling conspiracies in American history. 352 pages, Average rating 4.2/5 on Goodreads.
Copies of the book will be distributed at the October session and limited copies will be available at the Woodbourne Library Front Desk after that discussion. This program is held at the historic Smith House (Bill Yeck Park) located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Road.