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History Reads Book Club: Lincoln's Forgotten Friend, Leonard Swett by Robert S. Eckley

Tuesday, February 7
Starts at 7:00 PM

McLean County Museum of History
200 N. Main St, Bloomington IL 61701

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Literally! Read all about local and regional history with the quarterly History Reads Book Club, a joint program offered by the McLean County Museum of History and the Bloomington Public Library.

Lincoln’s Forgotten Friend, Leonard Swett by Robert S. Eckley will be the selection for discussion in February.

This free program is open to the public and regularly held in the Museum’s Governor Fifer Courtroom. Each book discussion begins at 7:00 p.m. and lasts approximately one hour. Plan to make an evening of it and explore the Museum before or after each meeting. Free parking is available at the Lincoln Parking Deck located one block south of the Museum on Front Street.

Copies of each book will be available for checkout at Bloomington Public Library or may be requested via inter-library loan through your local public library. For more information on this program please contact the Museum’s Education Department by email at or by phone at 309-827-0428; or contact Karen Moen at Bloomington Public Library at

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