book club

Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group

TimeTuesday, November 16, 2021 from 6:00 PM–7:30 PM
PriceFree, but registration required.

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we'll discuss Fearless: How a Poor Virginia Seamstress Took On Jim Crow, Beat the Poll Tax and Changed Her City Forever by Charlene Butts Ligon. Next month, we'll discuss Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry, the Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson. Check your local public library to borrow titles, or purchase through the Virginia Shop or other online retailers.

Please check out our monthly Common Ground Book Group post on the UncommonWealth blog to view LVA collection items and other resources for each month's book choice. For more information, contact Becky Schneider at or 804.692.3550.

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