3rd Thursday


Programs brought to you by West Branch Public Library in partnership with the Hoover Presidential Foundation!


3rd Thursday at Hoover’s presents “A Few of My Favorite Things”

Jan 20, 2022 06:00 PM live via Zoom

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Hoover Presidential Library archivist Matthew Schaefer shares “A Few of My Favorite Things” he  discovered in his career as a Hoover archivist.

“Some are treasures and others are just fascinating pieces of history most people never knew existed,” Schaefer said. Be sure to join us online for this special ‘behind the scenes’ look at the Hoover archives!


3rd Thursday at Hoover’s presents “A Successful Humanitarian Story Hidden in Belgian War Lace of 1914-1918

February 17, 2022 06:00 PM live via Zoom

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This program will discuss how the Brussels Lace Committee, the Hoovers, and the two major relief organizations came together to support the lacemakers of Belgium during WWI.

About the Speaker: Evelyn McMillan’s lifelong interest in the textile arts led to her research and writing about Belgian war lace. She does volunteer work for The Lace Museum of Sunnyvale, California and recently retired from Stanford University.