The Fall Science Read of Silent Spring by Rachel Carson celebrates the fifty year anniversary of this impeccably reported text.
This book is widely credited with helping launch the environmental movement.
These Weekly programs will begin at noon on Wednesday, October 10 and continue on October 17, 24, 31 and November 7.
Circulating copies of the books are now available in the Cornerstones display area on the first floor of the library.
Ebooks of Silent Spring are available on the library’s ereaders. Try to read as much of the book as you can.
These free programs do not require registration.
Sponsored by Cornerstones of Science.
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”
― Rachel Carson, Silent Spring