Friday, March 29, 2013

Nature Rules

Classic Books
In the lead up to Earth Day 2013, we offer a short list of great books widely considered to be among the best examples of American nature writing, with a focus on preserving natural landscapes.

The Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
Desert Solitaire by Edward Abbey
Walden; or Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Arctic Dreams : Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape by Barry Lopez
The Solace of Open Spaces by Gretel Ehrlich

Saturday Afternoon Concert
Join us for an early celebration of Earth Day 2013 and a concert featuring singer, songwriter, shantyman & balladeer Geoff Kaufman. The concert is titled Natural Reflections and short readings from several of the above classic books will accompany the tunes.

Click here to register for this free prose and song concert scheduled for Saturday, April 6 @ 2 p.m. in the library Community Room.