Boneyard Bookworms January Bookclub

Wednesday, January 30 - 6pm

The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Bookclub meeting will take place at the Atrium at West Laurel Hill Cemetery.

From Amazon.com:

A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—and an investigation into one of its greatest mysteries—from the bestselling author hailed as a “national treasure” by The Washington Post.

On the morning of April 29, 1986, a fire alarm sounded in the Los Angeles Public Library. As the moments passed, the patrons and staff who had been cleared out of the building realized this was not the usual fire alarm. As one fireman recounted, “Once that first stack got going, it was ‘Goodbye, Charlie.’” The fire was disastrous: it reached 2000 degrees and burned for more than seven hours. By the time it was extinguished, it had consumed four hundred thousand books and damaged seven hundred thousand more. Investigators descended on the scene, but more than thirty years later, the mystery remains: Did someone purposefully set fire to the library—and if so, who?

Read more here: https://www.boneyardbookworms.com/book/the-library…

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    Boneyard Bookworms January Bookclub

    Wednesday, January 30 - 6pm

    The Library Book by Susan Orlean Bookclub meeting will take place at the Atrium at West Laurel Hill Cemetery. From Amazon.com: A dazzling love letter to a beloved institution—and an investigat…

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    Business Card Exchange

    Wednesday, February 6 - 5:30pm

    Join The Main Line Chamber of Commerce for a Business Card Exchange on Wednesday, February 6 from 5:30pm-7:30pm at West Laurel Hill Cemetery & Funeral Home for a networking happy hour in our histori…

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    Black History Month Walking Tour

    Saturday, February 16 - 11am

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    Boneyard Bookworms February Bookclub

    Wednesday, February 27 - 6pm

    Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of Dyatlov Pass Incident by Donnie Eichar Bookclub meeting will take place at Laurel Hill Cemetery From Amazon.com: New York Times bestseller! — What happ…

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    Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service

    Sunday, March 3 - 2pm

    This year marks the 7th Anniversary of the Duffy’s Cut Memorial Service. Join the Duffy’s Cut Project team and West Laurel Hill for this annual service on Sunday, March 3, 2019. Guests are enc…

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