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Illinois Libraries Present

Friday 11, 2022 at 1:53 PM

Hinsdale Library

Braiding Sweetgrass with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Wednesday, June 21 at 7:00 pm

This is a rare opportunity to hear from one of the most important voices in the movement toward a more sustainable and equitable future. She will delve into her own experiences as a botanist, indigenous science professor, and environmental advocate, and offer insights into her journey of learning to listen to the voice of the natural world. Join us from home or at the Library to hear this insightful and inspiring talk.

Register here to watch at home.

Join our book discussion before the event and stay for the watch party!

Save the Date:

Save the Dates for Season 3!

September 6: Pulitzer Prize winning and #1 New York Times Bestseller author Colson Whitehead 

October 4: National Endowment for the Arts Fellow Stephen Graham Jones talks horror

December 6: Psychotherapist and NYT bestselling author Lori Gottlieb helps us survive the holidays

January 11: Sci-fi author, journalist, and activist Cory Doctorow, Hugo and Nebula award-winning author Ken Liu , AND New York Times Bestselling author Martha Wells join us to speculate about our AI Future. 

February 6: Meet American cartoonist and children’s book illustrator Jerry Craft

April 3: Prominent speaker and professor, Dr. Temple Grandin, shares on the gifts of Neurodiversity

Recorded programs:

Most events are recorded and available for two weeks. Links will be posted here.

Watch Will Shortz here until June 30.

Watch Jonathan Van Ness & Kristi Yamaguchi here.

These events are made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.  ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).