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Thursday
12
APR

Racing Extinction Film & "The 6th Extinction" Book Discussion

17:30
18:30
Red Hook Public Library
Event organized by Red Hook Public Library

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Join us as we explore the fascinating environmental phenomenon of species extinction in a multimedia reading, viewing, and discussion program 5:30pm Thursday, April 12th!

We will be joined by Tara Miller, Outreach Consultant for Defenders of Wildlife, partners in the making of the documentary film Racing Extinction. As we view and discuss portions of the film, we will relate them to the Pulitzer Prize winning book “The Sixth Extinction” by Elizabeth Kolbert which examines threats to ecology on present day Earth in light of past extinction events.

Desserts and refreshments will be provided. This book discussion is made possible through the Pushing the Limits program series; a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation.

Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. It has been designated a five-star library by Library Journal since 2013. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.

For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the web at www.redhooklibrary.org.