Berkshire Historical Society to host virtual book club for family

Grandparent, grandchild book club to center around "Billy Budd in the Bread Box" by Jana Laiz

By Berkshires Macaroni Kid August 5, 2020

THE BERKSHIRES — Missing your grandkids during this time of social distancing? What better way to spend time with them than reading a book together? Join us at the BCHS for our virtual book club! With a discussion led by Jana Laiz, award-winning author and Arrowhead’s emeritus Writer-in-Residence, share your thoughts and ideas with a group of interested members and friends.
What: We will be reading Billy Budd in the Breadbox – The Story of Herman Melville & Eleanor, by Jana Laiz. Billy Budd in the Breadbox is the story of a very inquisitive girl and her brilliant grandfather. Told in her voice, Eleanor discovers her grandfather's secret, while learning about his adventurous life. Perfect for children ages 8 & up. When: 

  • Aug. 12, 2020 4pm
  • Aug. 19, 2020 4pm
  • Aug. 26, 2020 4pm

Where: Zoom Pick up a copy from the Arrowhead online store and support the museum, or read the ebook. Please contact the Berkshire Historical Society at (413) 442-1793 or email if you’d like to join, and you will be sent a Zoom invite for the first meeting.