February 2020 Brown Bag Events

Posted on Jan 31, 2020

Wednesdays at 12:15 PM
Bring your lunch; the Library offers coffee and cookies.

February 5 – Rivers of Life: Amazon
The Amazon amasses one-fifth of the Earth’s fresh water as it flows east from the Andes to the Atlantic. Boiling streams, crystal clear lagoons, pink river dolphins, and a strange new reef are some of its many secret and extreme worlds. PBS (55 min.)

February 12We’ll Meet Again: The Fight for Women’s Rights
Join Ann Curry as two women search for friends and colleagues who fought for equal rights.  One of the first female commercial pilots wants to thank her mentor, and an advocate hopes to find the women who inspired her to join a movement.  PBS (55 min.)

February 19 – The Story of Cats: Into the Americas
Cats: their power, strength, and enigmatic nature have fascinated us for centuries. Follow them as they migrate through Europe and Africa into the Americas and to the rise of the domestic cat. PBS (55 min.)

February 26 – Breakthrough: The Robot
Learn how robots were first conceptualized in ancient Rome and see how their use has evolved over the centuries, from the calculator to the Roomba. Then take a sneak peek at what future robots will be able to do. PBS (55 min.)