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LAAC Book Club No. 11

Join us for our eleventh reading and meeting of the LAAC Book Club--where LA-area archivists and friends read and discuss publications exploring all matters archives.

The group will meet on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, from 6:30-8 pm at Taix (1911 W Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, in the bar room). Participants to the Book Club will be capped at 12. Please email to reserve a spot.

We’re changing it up a bit by reading an article! Our next selection is Public In/Formation by Shannon Mattern. Places Journal, November 2016

Librarians in formation: Joan Spencer, Mildred Handy, Mollie Huston Lee, Beatrice Hamlin, and Maude Young, at the Richard B. Harrison Library, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1968. Lee founded the library, which was the first in Raleigh to serve African Americans. [Wake County Public Libraries]

You can access the article here.

Can’t make the meeting, but are still reading the book? Let us know!