January 2020 Brown Bag Events

Posted on Dec 23, 2019

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

January 1- No Brown Bag/ADL Closed. Have a safe and happy New Year!

January 8 – Sinking Cities: Tokyo
One of the world’s most populous cities has the world’s largest problems. From typhoons and tsunamis, to earthquakes, storm surges, and sinking neighborhoods, Tokyo must find new ways of fighting back against the rising waters. PBS (55 min.)

January 15 – Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark – Spain, China, & Cameroon
Journey with Joel Sartore to Spain where he photographs the alluring Iberian Lynx and to China to film the Yangtze giant softshell turtle. In Cameroon, Joel hopes to glimpse the amazing Cross River gorilla, the rarest in the world. PBS (55 min.)

January 22 – Finding Your Roots: Dreaming of a New Land
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores with Marisa Tomei, Sheryl Sandberg, and Kal Penn the tremendous challenges faced by their immigrant forebearers. From Italy, Russia, and India, their histories show success could take generations to achieve. PBS (55 min.)

January 29 – Kingdoms of the Sky: Andes
The longest mountain range on the planet holds hidden worlds, from the driest desert to cloud forests, from pumas to shape-shifting frogs. And see descendants of Inca build bridges of grass among the spectacular peaks. PBS (55 min.)