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Virtual Braiding Sweetgrass:

A Conversation with Robin Wall Kimmerer

2023-06-21 19:00:00 2023-06-21 20:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual Braiding Sweetgrass: A special evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer, she will share her unique perspective on the interconnectedness of humans and the importance of respecting the gifts of the earth. Online -

Wednesday, June 21
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-21 19:00:00 2023-06-21 20:00:00 America/Chicago Virtual Braiding Sweetgrass: A special evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer, she will share her unique perspective on the interconnectedness of humans and the importance of respecting the gifts of the earth. Online -

A special evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer, she will share her unique perspective on the interconnectedness of humans and the importance of respecting the gifts of the earth.

Join us for a special evening with Robin Wall Kimmerer, the award-winning author of "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants." In this insightful and inspiring talk, Robin will share her unique perspective on the interconnectedness of humans and nature and the importance of recognizing and respecting the gifts of the earth. She will delve into her own experiences as a botanist, indigenous science professor, and environmental advocate, and offer insights into her journey of learning to listen to the voice of the natural world. This is a rare opportunity to hear from one of the most important voices in the movement toward a more sustainable and equitable future and to be inspired to make positive changes in your own life and community.

Robin Wall Kimmerer is an acclaimed author, botanist, and indigenous science professor known for her deep connection to nature and passion for promoting a more sustainable and equitable world. Her writing blends indigenous knowledge, scientific research, and personal experiences to offer a unique perspective on the interdependence of humans and the natural world. Her first book, "Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants," has received widespread praise and has become a touchstone in the movement towards rethinking our relationship with the earth.

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

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

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Virtual | Adult Learning |

TAGS: | #EP |

Northbrook Public Library

Phone: 847-272-6224

Hours
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Tue, Jun 18 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Wed, Jun 19 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Thu, Jun 20 9:00AM to 9:00PM
Fri, Jun 21 9:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Jun 22 9:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jun 23 1:00PM to 5:00PM

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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

Mon, Jul 15, 10:00am - 11:30am
Civic Room - First Floor

Mon, Jul 15, 11:00am - 11:30am
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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Zoom Room 2 - Fiction & Media

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

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Interactive Classroom - Second Floor,Study Room 2 - Second Floor

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Auditorium - First Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second 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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Interactive Classroom - Second Floor

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Fri, Jul 19, 10:00am - 11:00am
Pollak Room AB - First Floor
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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

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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

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Story Corner - Second Floor

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Youth Services Activity Room - Second Floor

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