Join respected wildlife conservationist Chris Austria on a stunning, intimate, and rare visual journey into the realm of wild Chimpanzees in their natural habitat. Austria (who works with Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary in Uganda, founded by Dr. Jane Goodall) uses his keen and sensitive photographic eye to reveal a different, underappreciated perspective on the lush, green and fascinating landscapes of Uganda, Rwanda and Ethiopia. This program is free and all are welcome!
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5th floor Art & Music
Meet the artists from the library's 10th Annual Staff Art Show. Light refreshments will be served. Stay for the Performers' Showcase at 2:00 pm, also on the 5th floor, when staff musicians and performance artists will share their art.
In celebration of Banned Books Week, we will engage in a little "creative censoring" of our own, taking pages of existing text and redacting all the words we don't want to keep to create our own, new poetic creations! All teens welcome,
Visit North Branch and explore The Art of Howl, a special exhibit on loan from the Cartoon Art Museum of San Francisco. (during regular branch hours) Closed Sundays.
The exhibit features both art -- from acclaimed local artist Eric Drooker's graphic novelization and animation of Allen Ginsberg's controversial (and much-banned) poem, Howl -- as well as the full text of the poem reproduced in large format.
New this Fall! For teens.
Climate Change Cafe
Did you know less than half of all Americans believe the Earth is warming because humans are burning fossil fuels? Feel overwhelmed about climate change sometimes? Not sure what you can do? We'll figure out a strategy... and plan an art attack!
UPDATE: By popular demand Nancy Rubin's Photography Exhibit, Faces of Fatherhood, has been extended until Wednesday, July 15, 2015. Don't miss this heartwarming, intimate collection of images.
The North Branch Library celebrates Fatherhood and the art of Photography with an exhibit by local artist Nancy Rubin.