Thursday, August 22-7:00pm

Location: Ringering Room


This history lecture covers the Chicago Mafia and the efforts to get rid of Al Capone while putting on a World’s Fair in the worst year of the Great Depression!


Presented by William Hazelgrove, National Bestselling author of ten novels and six nonfiction titles. His books have received starred reviews in Publisher Weekly Kirkus,Booklist, Book of the Month Selections, ALA Editors Choice Awards Junior Library Guild Selections, Literary Guild Selections, History Book Club Selections and optioned for the movies. He runs a cultural blog, The View From Hemingway’s Attic.

But wait, there’s more! While alcohol consumption suffered thanks to prohibition, snacks flourished. Come and enjoy snacks from the roaring 20s!