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Environmental Issues Book Discussion

In person at the library or on zoom, your choice

2023-01-26 13:30:00 2023-01-26 15:00:00 America/Chicago Environmental Issues Book Discussion Highland Park Public Library - Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium

Thursday, January 26
1:30pm - 3:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-01-26 13:30:00 2023-01-26 15:00:00 America/Chicago Environmental Issues Book Discussion Join Go Green HP to discuss Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer . Register to receive the Zoom link, or come in person to the lower level meeting room of the library. A two-part discussion. Highland Park Public Library - Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium

Highland Park Public Library

Lower-Level Meeting Room/Auditorium

Join Go Green HP to discuss Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer . Register to receive the Zoom link, or come in person to the lower level meeting room of the library. A two-part discussion.

As a botanist and professor of plant ecology, Robin Wall Kimmerer has spent a career learning how to ask questions of nature using the tools of science. As a Potawatomi woman, she learned from elders, family, and history that the Potawatomi, as well as a majority of other cultures indigenous to this land, consider plants and animals to be our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, Kimmerer brings these two lenses of knowing together to reveal what it means to see humans as "the younger brothers of creation." Once we begin to listen for the languages of other beings, we can begin to understand the innumerable life-giving gifts the world provides us and learn to offer our thanks, our care, and our own gifts in return"-- Provided by publisher.

This is a two part discussion.

The book is available in the library catalog here

 Register to receive the Zoom link, or attend in person in the lower level meeting room.

questions?  email lskinner@hplibrary.org

AGE GROUP: | Teens | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Discussion | Community | Books & Authors |

TAGS: | Go Green HP | discussion |

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