Pushing the Limits Series

Pushing the Limits Series

The library is hosting a free four-part reading, viewing and discussion series for adults called Pushing the Limits.  The series brings together books and video featuring authors, scientists and everyday people who thrive on exploring the natural world.

You can sign up for one or all of the programs by clicking on ‘sign me up’ below each date.

Reading the material is optional…. but encouraged!


January 30 | Nature

Book: When the Killing’s Done T.C. Boyle    

An author video with Boyle himself will be shown!

Dr. Jonathan Cornett will be joining us to discuss our theme of nature!

Also a DIY trail mix bar!

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February 27 | Knowledge

Book: Any novel by Jefferson Bass or Kathy Reichs

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March 27 | Survival

Book: Left for Dead Beck Weathers, Into Thin Air Jon Krakauer,

The Climb Anatoli Boukreev & G. Weston DeWalt. (Pick 1)

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April 24 | Connection

Book: Thunderstruck Erik Larson

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Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is the work of a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers from organizations including Dartmouth College, the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, the Califa Library Group, Public Library Association, Dawson Media Group, Institute for Learning Innovations, Goodman Research Group, and Oregon State University.   

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