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Book Talk Series with Grinnell College

Thursday, April 27 2023
5:30PM - 6:30PM

Book Talk Series with Grinnell College
Salisbury House & Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines, IA 50312
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Salisbury House Foundation    515-274-1777
Event Details

Join us for our new series with Grinnell College and learn about the ongoing work with the Salisbury House Library Collection at Grinnell College Libraries. Special Collections and Archives staff Chris Jones, Special Collections Librarian and Archivist of the College; Laura Michelson, Project Archivist; and Allison Haack, Library Assistant will talk about some of their favorite discoveries from the collection, how it's being used in the classroom, current projects, how you can visit the library, and the next chapter for the collection. 
A few selections from the Library Collection will be at the event for viewing. Light refreshments will be served.

5:00 - 6:30 PM

Doors open at 5:00 pm
Talk from 5:30 - 6:30 pm


Tickets are limited. Purchase yours today!

General Admission - $8.00
Students - $5.00
Salisbury House Friendship-Level Members* - $5.00

*Friendship-Level members must log into your Salisbury House account below to receive discounted tickets.

Discounted tickets are available with an active Salisbury House Friendship-Level Membership.
Memberships may be purchased by visiting

Actual tickets are not issued for this event. Please check in upon arrival.
Note: This event will take place in the Common Room and is accessible by three steps.
Accessible parking/drop off is located on the circle drive on the north side of the house. 

Tickets are non-refundable or transferable to other events or tours.