You saw the movie, now read ‘Hidden Figures’ with the History Book Group

History enthusiasts are encouraged to join an engaging discussion of important topics of the past at the History Book Group.

The group meets one Thursday per month at 4 p.m. to discuss the month’s selection.

For the next meeting, the group is talking about “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” by Margot Lee Shetterly on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at the Manomet Branch Library, 12 Strand Avenue. Made into a hit feature film, Hidden Figures tells the story of the black women who served an enormously important role as “human computers” in NASA’s space program.

This program is free and open to new members. For more information about this event, contact the Manomet Branch Librarian at (508) 830-4185, email to or visit the library’s web site,, for a complete list of events. 

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