Niobrara County Library announced a reading and discussion program about American Cultural icons. Starting in September, Niobrara County Library will host “Icons,” a reading and discussion series featuring biographies of American cultural icons. The discussion group meets at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3; Monday, October 7; Monday, November 4 and Monday, December 2 at the library and is free and open to the public. To register and borrow books, contact the library by stopping by 425 S. Main or calling 307-334-3490.
Participants in “Icons” will read and discuss “Cash” by Johnny Cash, “Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times” by Thomas Hauser, “Eleanor Roosevelt: Volume 1, 1884-1933” by Blanche Wiesen Cook, and “A Moveable Feast” by Ernest Hemingway. The series is designed to examine what we think we know about iconic American figures, as well as study how they used the power of their iconography to promote social change.
Wayne Deahl returns to lead the discussions.
The program is sponsored locally by the Niobrara County Library and offered by the Wyoming Humanities Council which is sponsored by the We the People initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information on the council’s programs, call 307-721-9243 or visit the National Endowment for the Humanities website.