Get your reading kicks on Route 66

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BROKEN ARROW, Okla., January 12, 2020 — The Museum Broken Arrow recently announced that it will host their next ‘Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma’ book series: Get Your Reading Kicks on Route 66. These events are made possible by a grant from Oklahoma Humanities with generous funding from the Inasmuch Foundation and the Kirkpatrick Family Fund. 

  • February 13, 2020: Lori Lewis, Route 66: The Mother Road by Michael Wallis 
  • March 12, 2020: Kurt Lively, Ph.D., Mother Road by Dorothy Garlock 
  • April 9, 2020: Andrew Vassar, Ph.D., Route 66 Remembered by Michael Karl Witzel 
  • May 14, 2020: Russell Lawson, Ph.D., West on 66 by James H. Cobb 

Held at The Museum Broken Arrow, these events are free and begin at 6:30 p.m. In addition, books for the next read will be provided for all registered participants but must be returned each month. 

‘Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma’ space is limited to the first 30 participants. Individuals interested in attending the series can pick up their literary selections at The Museum Broken Arrow. 

“We are so thankful to have the grant opportunity through Oklahoma Humanities again this season. These book discussions are always informative and create a fun and expressive learning environment for all who attend. We look forward to welcoming our scholars and learning more about the books in this series,” said Executive Director Julie Brown. 

The Museum Broken Arrow is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in historic downtown Broken Arrow. In addition to showcasing local history, the Museum also offers events, educational opportunities and facility rental. The Museum is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Thursday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; and 

Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call 918-258-2616 or visit 

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