Author Rachel Carson Portrayal

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Yorkville Public Library
Zoom meeting

Event Details

Biologist and author Rachel Carson warned the world of the potentially dire environmental impact of chemical pesticides in her best-selling 1962 book, Silent Spring. 

In this living-history program set in 1963, actress and historian Leslie Goddard portrays Carson as she discusses her childhood love for the living world, her passion for writing, and her work to awaken the world to the beauty and fragility of nature.

This program is Co-Sponsored by the Friends of the Library and the Yorkville Garden Club and registration is required.

Zoom link -

Event Type(s): Adult Programs
Presenter: Leslie Goddard
Shelley Augustine
(630) 553-4354 ext. 120

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