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Programs for Adults
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTS
Library Launches Science Café
at Woods Branch
Beginning in September, the Library will
offer Science Café, a monthly series featuring
a presentation on a current scientific
topic followed by discussion, questions,
The cafés will present scientific topics
in a relatable, engaging way to adults
and advanced high school students in
an informal setting. The first program,
“Mars Exploration in Science and Science
Fiction,” with Geoffrey A. Landis, will be
held at 6:30 pm on Monday, September 18
at Woods Branch.
Landis is a scientist and a science
fiction author who has written two books
and more than 80 works of short fiction.
His most recent novel, Mars Crossing, is
available in paperback from Tor Books.
He works at the NASA Glenn Research
Center on developing advanced technologies
for spaceflight. He is a member of the
Mars Exploration Rovers Science team,
and is a fellow of the NASA Institute for
His talk will cover some of the ideas
of Mars in works of science fiction, and
how Mars is viewed by scientists now,
including the most recent results from the
NASA Mars rovers.
Reserve your place online or by calling
call Woods Branch at 216-991-2421.
Our complimentary transportation
service makes it easy for you to get
where you want to go – any day
of the week!
To learn more, call your Shaker
neighbor Ivy Kopit at 440.996.0504
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