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Book Club

The next meeting of the State Library's book club will be held:

Date: Thursday, February 7, 2019
Time: 12 Noon to 1pm
Location: Forum Building - Main Reading room - Alcove 10
The Book: Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann (One Book One Community Selection 2019)

Between 1920 and 1924 nearly two dozen people were murdered on the Osage tribal lands in Oklahoma, both tribe members and white investigators died, becoming what was known as the Osage Reign of Terror. Why these murders occurred soon became one of J. Edgar Hoover's first tests for his young Federal Bureau of Investigation. What was the primary reason for this bloody time? Oil under the Osage territories had made the tribe members the richest people per capita in the world, taking in nearly $400 million in today's dollars, as well as targets for rampant greed and senseless violence.

Books read for this club are available in a variety of formats at your local library. Commonwealth employees can also use EZBorrow through the State Library's website to have it delivered right to the State Library. For more information about how to use EZBorrow call our reference desk at 717-783-5950.

Contact Kathy Hale (kahale@pa.gov) or 717-787-2327 for more information