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The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Hobart Virtual Book Chat

2020-10-20 10:30:00 2020-10-20 11:30:00 America/Chicago The Library Book by Susan Orlean Our October title is "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at hobart@lcplin.org for event details. Hobart

Tuesday, October 20
10:30am - 11:30am

Add to Calendar 2020-10-20 10:30:00 2020-10-20 11:30:00 America/Chicago The Library Book by Susan Orlean Our October title is "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at hobart@lcplin.org for event details. Hobart

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Our October title is "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean. Pick up a copy at the Hobart curbside and join us for a virtual chat! Contact us at hobart@lcplin.org for event details.

Orlean chronicles the 1986 Los Angeles Public Library fire and its aftermath to showcase the larger, crucial role that libraries play in our lives. She delves into the evolution of libraries across the country and around the world, from their humble beginnings as a metropolitan charitable initiative to their current status as a cornerstone of national identity. In doing so, she brings each department of the library to vivid life through on-the-ground reporting; studies arson attempts to burn a copy of a book herself; reflects on her own experiences in libraries; and reexamines the case of Harry Peak, the man long suspected of setting fire to the LAPL more than thirty years ago.

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Hobart

Phone: 219-942-2243

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Hours
Mon, Oct 19 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Tue, Oct 20 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Wed, Oct 21 11:00AM to 7:00PM
Thu, Oct 22 Closed
Fri, Oct 23 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Oct 24 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Oct 25 Closed

About the branch

The Hobart Branch is conveniently located at 100 N. Main Street in downtown Hobart. The current building was built in 1967 and an addition was added in 1979 and then remodeled in 2007. The Hobart Branch is known for its unique architecture and fabulous views of Lake George. The interior areas have slight floor elevation differences which help provide a cozy atmosphere.

The Hobart Branch has many amenities for the community. The library has a private study room, and a public meeting room that can accommodate up to 100 people. Every month we hold many preschool, toddler, infant, and family and adult classes and events. From computer classes, to arts and crafts, to teen gaming, we've got something for everyone, no matter your age!

Upcoming events

Sat, Oct 31, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tue, Nov 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
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