Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail - Book Signing

Thru-Hiking the Buckeye Trail:  Things That Will Change the Way You See Ohio

Book sale and author signing event

On an 88-day thru-hike of Ohio's Buckeye Trail, Andy "Captain Blue" Niekamp made the most amazing long-distance journey of his life.  As he walked his home state through wilderness, farmland, small towns, big cities, rural and urban areas, he discovered Ohio in a way that can only be experienced on foot. 

Captain Blue's stories about the people and places, past and present will change the way you see Ohio.  His beautiful photos and experiences will surely inspire you to hike the Buckeye Trail.

Seating on a first come basis.

Book price - $15 plus $1.09 tax

Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 2:00pm

Adult Reading Group

Join others in your community as we discuss:

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

by David Grann

In the 1920s, the Osage found themselves in a unique position among Native American tribes.  As other tribal lands were parceled out in an effort by the government to encourage dissolution and assimilation of both lands and culture, the Osage negotiated to maintain the mineral rights for their corner of Oklahoma, creating a kind of "underground reservation."  It proved a savvy move; soon countless oil rigs punctured the dusty landscape and the Osage became the richest people per capita in the world.  They rode in chauffeured automobiles, built mansions, and sent their children to study in Europe.  Then, one by one, they began to be killed off....  

Books are available at both library branches.

Adults ages 18 and up.

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm


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