Dorothy Height
Book Club

Dorothy Height was a leader in addressing the rights of both women and African Americans as the president of the National Council of Negro Women. One of Height's major accomplishments was at the YWCA USA where she directed the integration of all of its centers in 1946 and established its Center for Racial Justice in 1965. Join our interactive, insightful book club with a focus on diverse, thought-provoking writers and subjects.

Lancaster Public Library is a proud co-host of the Dorothy Height Book Club

To keep everyone safe…the Book Club will be going virtual – via Zoom:

Topic: YWCA Lancaster Dorothy Height Book Club
Time: October 15, 2020 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

The Dorothy Height Book Club will host virtual sessions on the 3rd Thursday of every month.

Our next session is set for October 15 at 6:00 p.m. and we will be discussing Ghost River 

About Ghost River:

Written by Lee Francis 4 (Sixkiller, Tales of the Mighty Code Talkers), illustrated by the incomparable Weshoyot Alvitre (Deer Woman: An Anthology, Sixkiller) and edited by Will Fenton (The Library Company of Philadelphia), this new graphic novel from Red Planet Books and Comics chronicles the last days of the Conestoga People and brings their story to light; a story of despair and hope, loss and love, ancestors and the ghosts of history that are always with us.

Get the online version for free

Here is a supplemental podcast interview with the author

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