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415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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May 2017

LIBRARY CLOSED: Memorial Day

May 29
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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June 2017

“Climate Change at the Forest-Stream Interface: How Wildfire Shapes Salmon Habitat” by Dr. Jaime Goode

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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This program coincides with the Firelines exhibit at the Sun Valley Museum of History. Mountain basins of the western United States provide diverse habitats for aquatic organisms, but are also prone to natural and anthropogenic disturbances. This talk draws from several years of research in watersheds of central Idaho, to illustrate the dynamic biophysical responses to wildfire and climate change. Examples highlight alterations to (1) the input and routing of sediment and wood, (2) channel morphology and physical habitat complexity, and…

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“Crocodiles and Ice: A Journey into Deep Wild” by Jon Turk

June 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Crocodiles and Ice is a scientist/adventurer's polar expedition circumnavigating Ellesmere Island. Jon Turk received his Ph.D. in chemistry in 1971 and wrote the first environmental science textbook in North America. He has since engaged in extreme outdoor expeditions. Jon chronicles his physical and spiritual adventures in four books: Cold Oceans, In the Wake of the Jomon, The Raven’s Gift, and Crocodiles and Ice.

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Indigenous Sovereignty: from Standing Rock to the Wood River Valley

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The Community Library hosts a conversation with Molly Larkey, Sarah Manning, and LaNada War Jack, moderated by Tony Evans. This event is in conjunction with the recent exhibition at the Sun Valley Museum of History: "Portraits from Standing Rock," which featured photographs by Jen Rosenstein and text by Molly Larkey. They visited Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock last November, where Molly interviewed organizers and allies who came to stand with the Standing Rock Sioux. Oceti Sakowin Camp was a historical gathering of First Nations and…

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A Conversation with Michael Cannell, Author of “Incendiary”

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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The library hosts a conversation with Michael Cannell, about his new book Incendiary.  "Long before the specter of terrorism haunted the public imagination, a serial bomber stalked the streets of 1950s New York. The race to catch him would give birth to a new science called criminal profiling."

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Star Lab: A Portable Planetarium

June 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 3:00pm, repeating indefinitely

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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An Evening in the Star Lab, a portable planetarium Presented by Hemingway Engineering Technology Teacher, Scott Slonim Have you ever wondered not only how to find the constellations but what the stories are behind them? Join Hemingway Elementary Engineering Technology teacher Scott Slonim as he takes you on a tour of the stars.  You will see the Native American and Greek constellations as well as the phases of the moon. You’ll also be able to touch a real shooting star.…

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Star Lab: A Portable Planetarium

June 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00pm, repeating indefinitely

The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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An Evening in the Star Lab, a portable planetarium Presented by Hemingway Engineering Technology Teacher, Scott Slonim Have you ever wondered not only how to find the constellations but what the stories are behind them? Join Hemingway Elementary Engineering Technology teacher Scott Slonim as he takes you on a tour of the stars.  You will see the Native American and Greek constellations as well as the phases of the moon. You’ll also be able to touch a real shooting star.…

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LEGOs in the Library

June 24
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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We'll have LEGOs available to play all day in The Children's Library.

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“Landscape Into Architecture: Living with Frank Lloyd Wright in Idaho” By Henry Whiting

June 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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In partnership with the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. Henry Whiting describes himself as having lived with Frank Lloyd Wright his entire life. He was born in a hospital and raised in a house designed by a charter member of Wright's Taliesin Fellowship, Alden B. Dow. Dow also happened to be Whiting’s great uncle and mentor. As a young man, Whiting moved to Idaho to help with the design and drawings for his parent’s new house in Sun Valley,…

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A Conversation with Imbolo Mbue

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Imbolo Mbue is a native of the seaside city of Limbe, Cameroon. She holds a BA from Rutgers University and an MA from Columbia University. A resident of the United States for more than a decade, she lives in New York City. Behold the Dreamers, her critically acclaimed debut novel, won the 2017 Pen/Faulkner Award and was named by The New York Times and The Washington Post as one of their Notable Books of 2016. It was also named as…

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September 2017

2017 Ernest Hemingway Seminar

September 7 - September 9
The Community Library Lecture Room, 415 Spruce Ave North
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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