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Nature & Books Spring Discussion Series on Zoom

Co-sponsored with The Nature Museum

 

Put some Spring in your step with a focus on nature and books, in virtual community with others! The Spring series begins in April, with a deep look at the emotions of animals in well-known Dutch-American primatologist Frans de Waal’s lovely, compassionate book, Mama’s Last Hug. Kirkus Reviews states, “De Waal turns his years of research into a delightful and illuminating read for nonscientists, a book that will surely make readers want to grab someone’s arm and exclaim, “Listen to this!”

 

In May we go deep (in the ground) with Merlin Sheldrake’s fascinating book about fungi, Entangled Life. “Mycelium, Sheldrake says, is the tissue that holds together much of the world.”  In fact, a reviewer for the Guardian states that this title itself is a “door-opener” book--a book “with a specialist subject in which it finds pathways leading everywhere. This is a genre devoted to connectedness in all directions, and is one well suited to our times. Sheldrake’s book is a very fine example.”

 

Nature & Books Spring Discussion Series Schedule

Wednesday, April 28, 6-7:30pm, Mama’s Last Hug by Frans de Waal

Wednesday, May 26, 6-7:30pm, Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake

 

Join us via Zoom for all book discussions. Please call or email the library to register and receive book discussion guides/questions and a Zoom link. Books available to loan, first come, first served.  802-843-2404, librarian@graftonpubliclibrary.org

 

Weekly Conversational Spanish on Zoom

Tuesdays, 11:00 am

Practice your Spanish with a fun group of language enthusiasts. Keep your brain nimble and laugh a lot! Please email or call the library to register for Spanish on Zoom!

802-843-2404, librarian@graftonpubliclibrary.org

 

Save the Date! Storytelling Event in May

Bill Toomey, Storyteller Extraordinaire, returns on May 21st  at 7:00 pm on Zoom.

Bill was a medic in Vietnam and will relate tales of his days in service, in honor of Memorial Day.