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Czech’em Out Book Club

Czech’em Out Book Club meets on the third Monday of each month with NCSML volunteer Steve Pederson in the Skala Bartizal Library following the reading of each months selected book.

About this months book: The Quiet Hero

Set against the backdrop of the unspeakable atrocities of World War 2, John Anton Drost’s true story unfolds as he emerges as a beacon of hope, defying adversity and persecution with unwavering courage. From his humble beginnings, this unsung hero embarks on a transformative journey that shapes and saves countless lives.

The Quiet Hero seamlessly combines riveting storytelling and meticulous attention to detail, ensuring it captivates both historical enthusiasts and curious readers alike. Immerse yourself in this unforgettable tale of courage, compassion, and the enduring power of the human spirit, and discover the indelible legacy of a quiet hero who defied the darkness of his time.

About the moderator, Steve Pederson

Steve is an UW Eau Claire graduate with a history major and a Scandinavian studies minor. He taught U.S. history, economics, and advanced placement American history in two Wisconsin high schools.  Living in Iowa for the past 19 years, Steve is currently employed as a tour guide for the Walter’s Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian home at Cedar Rock State Park in rural Buchanan County.

Cost: Free

Would you like to join from afar to take part in this book club? Please join us on Zoom at the following link!

https://us06web.zoom.us/j/85795134158?pwd=7F3mh0daxQME2pzxbxpDUIzhL6L96P.1

Meeting ID: 857 9513 4158  Passcode: 2222

By Phone: One tap smart phone: +16469313860,,85795134158#,,,,*2222# US

Details

Date:
March 18
Time:
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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Venue

Skala Bartizal Library
1400 Inspiration Pl SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Phone
319-362-8500
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