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Virtual Book Discussion: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson
Live via Zoom, April 22, 4:00 PM

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of suffrage in 2020, the Carnegie Center is highlighting the stories of women, written by American women authors. Join Dr. Eileen Yanoviak as she leads a discussion of Rachel Carson’s important environmental history Silent Spring. The book, published on September 27, 1962, documents the adverse environmental effects caused by the indiscriminate use of pesticides. This Book Discussion is part of the library’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day. Dr. Eileen Yanoviak is the director of the Carnegie Center for Art and History, a branch of the Floyd County Library. She studies American Environmental History and its relationship to art history.

You can participate live via Zoom on April 22 at 4:00 PM for up to 10 participants. You will need a computer or mobile device with audio and video capability. Register here to get further information about how to join the live zoom discussion: https://nafclibrary.libcal.com/event/6556579

This book discussion is part of the library’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day.

Dr. Eileen Yanoviak is the director of the Carnegie Center for Art and History. She studies American Environmental History and its relationship to art history.

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