January is Mob Month at the Library District

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is hosting a series of events related to the Mob every Tuesday in January at 7 p.m. at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.

January 4 – The Law vs. the Mob

Two former law enforcers, Dennis Arnoldy and Dennis Griffin, and two ex-mobsters, Andrew DiDonato and Salvatore “Fat Sal” Mangiavillano discuss working for and against the Mob.   

January 11 – Who Killed Bugsy Siegel?

Author Warren Hull and TV investigative reporter Jonathan Humbert discuss the unsolved Bugsy murder case in a panel discussion with mob grandson Meyer Lansky III and ex-FBI special agent Dennis Arnoldy. Program includes video clips of the Las Vegas Mob Experience.

January 18 – New York and Chicago Invade Las Vegas and Hollywood

Join former mob men Henry Hill, Frank Cullotta and Andrew DiDonato; actor Craig Vincent; author Dennis Griffin and Mob Museum curator Kathleen Hickey Barrie as they talk about real and make believe mob business.

January 25 – Surviving the Mob

Ex-mobster Andrew DiDonato lived it, lawyer-turned-mayor Oscar Goodman defended it and author Dennis Griffin wrote about it. Listen to the stories from these three men, watch video clips from DiDonato’s documentary film and sneak a peek at the Mob Museum. 

On Saturday, January 22 at 2 p.m., representatives from the Clark County Nevada Genealogical Society will be on hand to demonstrate how to find information on nefarious ancestors and criminal activity in your own family tree.

Books will be available for purchase and signing after each program. 

All event programs are co-sponsored by Yelp.

Free and open to the public. All program seating is first-come, first-served.  For more information, please call 507-3458 or visit www.lvccld.org.