LHRT Reads 2023

Greetings and Happy 2023 Library History Roundtable!

We’re pleased to invite you to the next LHRT Reads event and to announce the selections for LHRT Reads 2023.

Feb 16, 2023

The next LHRT Reads will take place Feb 16, 2023 at 7pm Eastern Time. We’ll discuss Alain Resnais’ 1956 documentary, Toute la Mémoire du Monde.  The film explores the Bibliothèque Nationale in Paris and how humanity remembers itself. The documentary is available to watch online. Please watch the film in advance and bring a few questions.

Advance registration is required, please click on this link to register for our February 16th event.

Future Events

The selections for LHRT Reads 2023 are:

  • Toute la mémoire du monde by Alain Resnais – Feb 16, 2023
  • Apostles of Culture: The Public Librarian and American Society, 1876-1920 by Dee Garrison – May 18, 2023
  • The Man Who Loved Books Too Much: The True Story of a Thief, a Detective, and a World of Literary Obsession by Allison Hoover Bartlett – Aug 24, 2023
  • American Public School Librarianship: A History by Wayne A. Wiegand – Oct 26, 2023
  • Index, A History of the: A Bookish Adventure from Medieval Manuscripts to the Digital Age by Dennis Duncan – December 14, 2023

We hope that you can join us. Happy reading!

One thought on “LHRT Reads 2023

  1. Bernadette Lear January 20, 2023 / 4:29 pm

    These are great selections! Looking forward to the events — will attend as many as I can! Thank you for hosting them!

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