Read and Learn About Our Lady of Angels School Fire
The Our Lady of Angels fire was Chicago disaster at a Catholic grammar school that took the lives of 92 children and 3 nuns. In May we will host two events looking back on this event.
The "Off the Shelf" book group will discuss the book To Sleep with the Angels: The Story of a Fire by David Cowan and John Kuenster. Pick up a copy of the book at the upstairs desk now, then join us Tuesday, May 5 at 7:00 p.m. to discuss the book.
Learn more about this tragic piece of Chicago history on Tuesday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. as we host Jim Gibbons, historian and lecturer. He will present the history of Our Lady of Angels fire, including photographs and firsthand accounts of this heartbreaking Chicago tragedy. Click here to register to attend.