Needham History Center & Museum Needham History Center & Museum, Needham Massachusetts 02492

History Book Group

All are welcome!  Please call Gloria ( or 781-455-8860) for further information.


Please join the Needham History Center & Museum Book Group!

Our upcoming meeting schedule is below.  All who enjoy reading books based on history are welcome!  You are also  invited to bring some suggestions for future books.

We read a wide range of books in history, biography, and current issues – see the past lists for a better idea.  Fiction is also welcome, as long as the history is good. Please call Gloria (781-455-8860 or for more information or questions.

Needham History Center & Museum History Book Group
Meetings are currently being held remotely over Zoom, until further notice.  Please check back for more information and further updates to the schedule.  Contact Gloria for the Zoom link

2020 – 2021  Schedule:

October 27The Great Influenza (John Barry)

December 1The Beekeeper of Aleppo (Christy Lefteri)

January 26Voyage of Mercy (Stephen Puleo)

February 23Spying on the South (Tony Horwitz)

March 23 @ 1:30 pmThe Glass Castle (Jeanette Walls)

April 27 @ 1:30 pmPerfection Salad, Something from the Oven, or What She Ate – choose one by Laura Shapiro

May 25 @1:30 pmThe Three-Cornered War: the Union, the Confederacy, and Native Peoples in the Fight for the West (Megan Kate Nelson)

June 22 @ 1:30 pmDeep South: Four Seasons on Back Roads (Paul Theroux)

Summer schedule – TBD (check back!)

See our reading lists from previous years.