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VIRTUAL Vincent van Gogh in the City of Light | Monday, June 5, 7-8:30pm

In 1886, the year of the last group exhibition of the Impressionists, Vincent van Gogh arrived in Paris excited about his own future and the future of modern art. Art historian Jeff Mishur returns for this Zoom program that focuses on works van Gogh made while living in the City of Light, as well as works by his fellow Post-Impressionists, who built on the achievements of the Impressionists to write the next chapter in the history of art.

VIRTUAL Navigate Your Stars: Jesmyn Ward in Conversation with Tracie D. Hall | Tuesday, June 6, 7-8pm

Join us for an evening with two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward. Jesmyn will discuss her life, her literary vision and her unique perspectives on love and loss. Joining Jesmyn in conversation is Tracie D. Hall, executive director of the American Library Association and one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2023. Made possible by Illinois Libraries Present.

VIRTUAL Doug Tallamy on the Homegrown National Park Initiative | Wednesday, June 7, 7-8pm

Doug Tallamy returns to the library to discuss his newest initiative, Homegrown National Park. The author of “Bringing Nature Home” and other acclaimed books on the environment, Tallamy is calling on private property owners to offset the impacts of climate change by supporting and expanding biodiversity. Presented with the Friends of the Green Bay Trail and the Glencoe Sustainability Task Force.

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