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Exhibition - About Face: Hidden Faces in Art and Nature

Now through Tue, July 31, 2018 9:00 A.M.
Children's Literature Research Collection at Parkway Central Library

Why do we see faces in everything?  The reason is “pareidolia” (pair-E-dole-ia), a psychological occurrence that causes people to see patterns in random stimuli.  This often leads to people seeing faces in objects where there isn't one and causes people…

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Traveling Treasures

Thu, August 16, 2018 4:00 P.M.
Whitman Library

What is a book? Explore books from around the world, and how they have changed over 5,000 years of human history, from cuneiform to computer tablets! Traveling Treasures is a hands-on traveling special collection of rare literary artifacts, which participants can touch and feel. The chosen…

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In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

Now through Sat, September 15, 2018 5:00 P.M.
Rare Book Department at Parkway Central Library

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped, hindered, moved, lost, displaced, and replaced, including a…

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