Join the discussion on Pushing the Limits of Survival on Monday,
February 27 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rockingham Library's top floor Meeting Room. Pushing the Limits is a four part reading, viewing and discussion program funded by the National Science Foundation. This program brings together books and video featuring authors, scientists and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world.
February’s topic of discussion will be Pushing the Limits of Survival as developed in Paolo Bacigalupi’s novel The Water Knife and explored in video clips with the author and everyday people. Community discussion around science themes is the goal of this program. Retired marine biologist Peter Bergstrom will facilitate the discussion. A light meal will be provided by Jamaican Jewelz. Space is limited and registration is encouraged. Pick up a copy of The Water Knife by Paolo Bacigalupi at the Library's front desk today!
More discussion events are planned for the following months:
- CONNECTION: Erik Larson, Thunderstruck on Monday, March 20
- KNOWLEDGE: Dimitra Papagianni, The Neanderthals Rediscovered on Monday, April 17 These events are free and open to the public. This national program has been developed by a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers. Their organizations include Dartmouth College, the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, the Califa Group (a California-based library consortium), Dawson Media Group, and Oregon State University-- with generous funding from the National Science Foundation.