Know Your Islanders Talk: John Rummel and Vicky Hipkin: Life on Mars: Past, Present, and Future? Wednesday, July 15 at 7 pm

This July will see the launch of NASA’s Mars 2020 rover (Perseverance), a Chinese orbiter/lander (Tianwen-1), and the United Arab Emirates Mars orbiter (Hope). Our neighbors, former NASA and Canadian Space Agency personnel John Rummel and Vicky Hipkin–between them they have participated in a dozen Mars missions–not all of them successful!–will address ongoing and planned missions, focusing on the scientific quest to find life on Mars and the future of the human exploration of the planet.

 

These are all ZOOM events that require an invitation; in order to attend, you must request an invitation from Boyd Pratt at bpratt@sjlib.org at least 30 minutes before the program.

Mullis Center Book Club reads Dodie Smith, I Capture the Castle, Monday, July 13 at 1:15 pm

The Mullis Center Book Club reads Dodie Smith’s I Capture the Castle, the story of seventeen-year-old Cassandra and her family, who live in not-so-genteel poverty in a ramshackle old English castleRead the book and participate in a discussion about the book moderated by librarian Beth Helstien.

 

These are all ZOOM events that require an invitation; in order to attend, you must request an invitation from Boyd Pratt at bpratt@sjlib.org at least 30 minutes before the program.

ZOOM Event: Open Mic for Writers

Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You’ll be inspired to write more. For more information please contact Pam Herber at pjherber@interisland.net.

These are all ZOOM events that require an invitation; in order to attend, you must request an invitation from Boyd Pratt at bpratt@sjlib.org at least 30 minutes before the program.

CLOSED FOR JULY 4

The Library will not be providing curbside pickup on Friday, July 3 and Saturday July 4th in observance of the holiday.

 

Zoom Event: A Beginning Surfer’s Guide to Internet Genealogy, Wednesday, June 17 at 7 pm

Stay home/stay healthy and open up all those family closets you’ve been meaning to explore in your spare time! Join Boyd Pratt, local history buff, for an introduction to research genealogy on the internet. His emphasis will be on websites available through the Library as well as local, regional, and state online resources.

Contact Boyd Pratt for the Zoom invitation and login.

bpratt@sjlib.org

ZOOM Event: Open Mic for Writers

Held on the second Saturday of the month, Open Mic Night is for anyone interested in writing. Don’t be shy, come read your work or just listen. You’ll be inspired to write more. For more information please contact Pam Herber at pjherber@interisland.net.

These are all ZOOM events that require an invitation; in order to attend, you must request an invitation from Boyd Pratt at bpratt@sjlib.org at least 30 minutes before the program.