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Virtual The Weird and Wonderful World with Mary Roach

2023-03-01 19:00:00 2023-03-01 20:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual The Weird and Wonderful World with Mary Roach Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with science author, Mary Roach. She will discuss her approach to science, the importance of humor, and explore the weird, wonderful world we live in. Online -

Wednesday, March 01
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-03-01 19:00:00 2023-03-01 20:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual The Weird and Wonderful World with Mary Roach Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with science author, Mary Roach. She will discuss her approach to science, the importance of humor, and explore the weird, wonderful world we live in. Online -

Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with science author, Mary Roach. She will discuss her approach to science, the importance of humor, and explore the weird, wonderful world we live in.

This event will be held live online using Zoom. Once you have registered, please check your email the morning of the program for a link.

Experience an entertaining and hilarious evening with New York Times best-selling science author, Mary Roach - despite her claim that "people call me a science writer, though I don't have a science degree and sometimes have to fake my way through interviews with experts I can't understand"! Roach will discuss her frank approach to science, the importance of humor, and explore the weird, wonderful world in which we live.

Dubbed "America's funniest science writer" by the Washington Post, Roach has explored topics from the curious lives of human cadavers, packing to visit space, the afterlife, the alimentary canal, and more. Roach claims to have no hobbies, but enjoys bird-watching, hiking, playing Scrabble, and watching late-night Animal Planet.

Annalee Newitz will join Mary Roach in conversation. Newitz has a Ph.D. in English and American Studies from UC Berkeley and is one half of the hilarious podcast, Our Opinions are Correct. On their show, Newitz delves into the weird, wonderful, and nerdy framework of science in pop culture.

This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events. ILP is funded in part by a grant awarded by the Illinois State Library, a department of the Office of Secretary of State, using funds provided by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). ILP is committed to inclusion and accessibility. To request accommodations, please email illinoislibrariespresent@gmail.com

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Adult Learning |

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor
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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Civic Room - First Floor

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Pollak Room AB - First Floor

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Civic Room - First Floor

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Pollak Room AB - First Floor

Mon, Jul 15, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Interactive Classroom - Second Floor,Study Room 2 - Second Floor

Mon, Jul 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Pollak Room AB - First Floor

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Corner - Second Floor

Tue, Jul 16, 10:00am - 11:30am
Zoom Room 2 - Fiction & Media

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Tue, Jul 16, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Zoom Room 2 - Fiction & Media

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 10:45am
Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

Wed, Jul 17, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Interactive Classroom - Second Floor,Study Room 2 - Second Floor

Wed, Jul 17, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Auditorium - First Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Auditorium - First Floor

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Story Corner - Second Floor

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Pollak Room AB - First Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Interactive Classroom - Second Floor

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Civic Room - First Floor

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Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pollak Room AB - First Floor
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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

Sat, Jul 20, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Civic Room - First Floor

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Pollak Room AB - First Floor
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Pollak Room AB - First Floor

Sun, Jul 21, 1:30pm - 4:30pm
Pollak Room AB - First Floor

Mon, Jul 22, 12:30pm - 3:30pm
Interactive Classroom - Second Floor,Study Room 2 - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Civic Room - First Floor

Tue, Jul 23, 10:00am - 10:30am
Story Corner - Second Floor

Tue, Jul 23, 2:30pm - 4:00pm
Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

Tue, Jul 23, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Zoom Room 2 - Fiction & Media