November Brown Bag Events

Posted on Oct 31, 2018

coffee with cookiesWednesdays, 12:15 pm
Bring your lunch; the Library provides coffee and cookies.

November 7 – “McCain”
Inside Sen. John McCain’s complicated relationship with his own Republican Party and President Trump. FRONTLINE (60 min.)

November 14 – “Giraffes: Africa’s Gentle Giants”
Dr. Julian Fennessy has spent years studying giraffes. The population in Africa is down by 40 percent. Fennessy and a Ugandan Wildlife Authority team want to round up 20 of the world’s rarest giraffes to get them to safety. The stakes are high in this urgent and daring mission against poachers affiliated with organized crime, but if successful, the reward will be a brighter future for the giraffes. NATURE (60 min.)

November 21 – “MAKING NORTH AMERICA: Human”
Hosted by renowned paleontologist Kirk Johnson, this spectacular road trip through our nation’s tumultuous deep past sets out to answer three fundamental questions: How was the continent built? How did life evolve here? And how has its spectacular landscape shaped human lives and destinies? Enhanced by dazzling, hyper-realistic CGI animations, immersive geological field missions, and the latest scientific research, Making North America will reveal the incredible story of a majestic continent. NOVA (60 min.)

November 28 – “Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street”
The test cooks of Christopher Kimball’s Milk Street search the world over for techniques that can add a little kick, and convenience, to everyday American cooking.  This episode reveals the cooking process behind a Milk Street menu. PBS (50 min.)

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