Where Do We Go From Here? America in the First World War

Please join us as we continue our commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the United States in World War I.

 


Book Discussions of The Last Town on Earth

Please join this scholar facilitated book discussion of The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen at various libraries throughout the Front Range.

The setting of this novel is a small town in the Pacific Northwest during World War I.  In response to fear of the flu epidemic, the citizens of the town impose an absolute quarantine, allowing no one to come into the town and allowing no one who leaves to return.  The backfrop of the story includes the selling of war bonds, the hanging of gold-star flags, and the saving of everyday items for the war effort.  Additionally, the town's commitment to the quarantine is two strangers, one apparently a soldier, approach the entrance to the town.

High Plains Library District - Centennial Park Library

Tuesday, August 14, 2018, 7 to 8:30 pm

2227 23rd Ave., Greeley, CO 80634

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Ron Edgerton (UNC)

 

Longmont Library

Wednesday, Augut 8, 2018, 7-8:30 pm

409 4th Ave., Longmont, CO 80501

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Todd Laugen (MSUDenver)

 

Lafayette Library

Thursday August 9, 2018, 6-7:30 p.m.

775 Baseline Rd., Lafayette, CO 80026

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Todd Laugen (MSUDenver)

 

Denver Public Library, Central Branch

Floor 5 10th Mountain Division Room

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 6:30 p.m.

10 W. 14th Ave. Parkway, Denver, CO 80204

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Andrea Maestrejuan (MSUDenver)

 

Loveland Library

Thursday, August 23, 2018 6:30 p.m.

300 N Adams Ave.

Loveland, CO 80537

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Derek Everett

 

Anythink Library, Thornton

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 6:30 p.m.

9417 Huron St., Thornton, CO 80260

Discussion facilitator:  Dr. Dereck Everett (MSUDenver)

 

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