Pushing the Limits Book Discussion Series Begins in January 2020!

A Science Based Book Discussion Series and Companion Theme Program


Supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation

Dessert and a book!

 Bring a Bag Supper, We’ll supply dessert from

 the Magic Spoon Bakery!

 Book Discussions will be led by Jerry Schneider

 Copies of the book are available at the library

 All programs start at 6 pm

 One Thursday per Month from January to April 2020


 First Book Discussion is:

 Thursday, January 23, 2020

The book is:


Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver: The Theme is: Tradition


“Kingsolver has written one of the more thoughtful novels about the scientific, financial and psychological intricacies of climate change. And her ability to put these silent, breathtakingly beautiful butterflies at the center of this calamitous and noisy debate is nothing short of brilliant.”

(Ron Charles, Washington Post)

Companion Program: Jerry Schneider on Butterflies! Thursday, Jan. 30 at 6 pm

The Monarch Butterfly is central to the book Flight Behavior.


Jerry Schneider, creator of the award winning Butterfly Game, will do a beautiful slide presentation about Eastern butterflies. Audiences will learn about the difference between butterflies and moths, where to find butterflies, how to attract butterflies to our gardens, and how to create and maintain butterfly habitat. We will learn interesting butterfly facts and behaviors (Did you know that butterflies taste with their feet?). Learn about the science behind the book.

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  • Monday:         1:00  PM - 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday:        1:00  PM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday:  1:00  PM - 7:00 PM
  • Thursday:      1:00  PM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday:         10:00  AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday:     10:00  AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday:                 Closed

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