HJL Book Club

The HJL Book Club meets on the 3rd Wednesday of February, April, June, August and October.  Discussion Starts at 5:30PM

Fee:  $5.00 donation to the Adopt-A-Collection Fund

You do not need to be a member of the Berks History Center to join the discussion.

We will provide beverages.  We kindly ask that you bring a brown bag dinner.

If you have any book ideas or questions about Book Club, please email them to library@berkshistory.org 

Remember, if your book is chosen, you get to lead the discussion! 

Upcoming Selections

April 17, 2019: Louisa: The Extraordinary Life of Mrs. Adams, by Louisa Thomas

June 19, 2019: This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust 

August 21, 2019: Benjamin Franklin: An American Life, by Walter Isaacson

October 16, 2019: Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis, by J.D. Vance


Wednesday, April 17, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Henry Janssen Library
160 Spring St
19601 Reading , PA
Phone: (610) 375-4375
Pennsylvania US