Champaign County 

History Museum

 

102 East University Avenue

Champaign, Illinois 61820

president@champaigncountyhistory.org

phone: 217-356-1010

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© 2019 Champaign County History Museum

December - No Meeting Happy Holidays!

January 24, 2019

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks

by Rebecca Skloot 

February 28, 2019

Ishi In Two Worlds: The Last Wild Indian in North America

by Theodora Kroeber

 

March 28, 2019

Educated: A Memoir

by Tara Westover

April 25, 2019

The Guns of August

by Barbara Tuchman

 

May 23, 2019

Preserving on Paper: Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen's Receipt Books

by Christine Kowalchuk

*Potlatch dinner at the Simmons House!

June 27, 2019

Andy Warhol Was A Horder

by Claudia Kalb

 

July 25, 2019

Sounds and Sweet Airs: Forgotten Women of Classical Music

by Anna Beer

 

August 22, 2019 - Reprise!

Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Age of Journalism

by Doris Kerns Goodwin

 

 

 

 

Monthly Book Club

Fourth Thursday of the Month
Aroma Cafe - 118 North Neil Street, Champaign
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm 

Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism

by Doris Kerns Goodwin

 

Killer of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI 

by David Grann

 

Eliza Lucas Pickney: Colonial Plantation Manager and Mother of American Patriots, 1722--1793

by Margaret Pickett.

 

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women 

by Kate Moore. 

 

The Monument Men

by Robert Edsel and Bret Witter.

Last Call

by Daniel Okrent

 

Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee

by Dee Brown

 

Code Girls: The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II

by Liza Mundy

 

Blood and Thunder 

by Hampton Sides

 

Sick from Freedom: African-American Illness and Suffering During the Civil War and Reconstruction

by Jim Downs.

Past Books

2019 Books