HerStory Book Club

Join us for a new Book Club – HerStory Book Club – All are welcome 
The HerStory Book Club will read books about women who have taken action. We’ll be using the books suggested by The Action Book Club of The Little Free Library.  See flyer here to share and post in your building, office or local coffee shop.

Our second gathering will be Wed. February 13 discussing A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother by Janny Scott

Location: The Book Cellar, 4736 North Lincoln, a short walk from the Brown Line.
The Book Cellar has a lovely café: http://www.bookcellarinc.com/cafe

Meeting Dates: (All Wednesdays with one exception)
Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

2018
December 12 (Wed.) Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
2019
February 13 (Wed) A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother
April 8 (Monday) Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook
June 12 (Wed) America’s Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines
August 14 (Wed) Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More
October 16 (Wed) Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead–My Life Story

Books which will be read and number of copies at the Chicago Public Library:
A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama’s Mother by Janny Scott : 32
Coming to My Senses: The Making of a Counterculture Cook by Alice Waters autobiography: 18
America’s Women: 400 Years of Dolls, Drudges, Helpmates, and Heroines by Gail Collins: 34
Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock, multiple award winner, the journey of a transgender woman: 18
Make Trouble: Standing Up, Speaking Out, and Finding the Courage to Lead–My Life Story
by Cecile Richards and Lauren Peterson: 14, this book is in heavy demand so reserve early.

Books are available at the Chicago Public Library as well as at our local book store, The Book Cellar, 4736 North Lincoln https://www.bookcellarinc.com/

We’d love to get the word out! Please let your friends, alumni group and community know. The
book club will be a wonderful opportunity to introduce potential new members to AAUW. Any questions,
please contact Bernadette Pawlik at bernadettedorman@gmail.com