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December 2020

Colors of the West: An Artist’s Guide to Nature’s Palette with Molly Hashimoto

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Zoom Live Video Meeting
Book Cover: Colors of the West by Molly Hashimoto

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS LIVE VIDEO EVENT: https://wcls.libcal.com/event/7219175 You will be emailed a link to the Zoom meeting on the day of the event.Discover how painting watercolors, creating prints, and writing, are all ways to honor remarkable wild places, birds and wildlife. Artist Molly Hashimoto’s work has been published as notecards, holiday cards, calendars and children’s books. She is the author of two books: Colors of the West: An Artist's Guide to Nature's Palette and Birds of the West: An…

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February 2021

The Smart Skin and Amazing Brains of the Octopus

February 13, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoom Live Video Meeting
close up photo of octopus

PLEASE REGISTER FOR THIS LIVE VIDEO EVENT: https://wcls.libcal.com/event/7219210 You will be emailed a link to the Zoom meeting on the day of the event. The octopus has fascinated investigators since Aristotle (and sparks innovation for Washington Black). New scientific approaches have shed light upon the unique neural architecture that supports the outstanding abilities of this cognitively complex, yet evolutionarily distant form of intelligence. Join Dr. David Gire, whose lab studies octopus species native to the Pacific Northwest, on an exploration…

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What It’s Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing–What Birds Are Doing, and Why with David Allen Sibley

February 20, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom Live Video Meeting
Book title: What it's like to be a bird by David Sibley

Please register for this live event here: https://www.crowdcast.io/e/david-allen-sibley-village We are pleased to welcome David Allen Sibley back to the (virtual) Readings Gallery. He will do a presentation on his latest book and will also focus on nature illustrations, in concert with the themes of Washington Black by Esi Edugyan, this year's Whatcom READS selection. On What It's Like to Be a Bird: This is the bird book for birders and nonbirders alike that will excite and inspire by providing a…

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