Science Café


Red Hook Public Library partners with the Califa Library Group on discussion series


(RED HOOK, NY) — Red Hook Public Library and Pushing the Limits present an open discussion on Cat’s Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut at 6 p.m. Friday, December 2, at the library. The event will be facilitated by students from Bard College. The library will be serving pizza and screening and a short film about individuals incorporating science into their everyday lives.


Pushing the Limits is a reading, viewing and discussion program for adults in communities served by rural libraries, made possible by a grant from the National Science Foundation. The program is the work of a team of library professionals, scientists, and filmmakers from organizations including Dartmouth College, the Association for Rural and Small Libraries, the Califa Library Group, Public Library Association, Dawson Media Group, Institute for Learning Innovations, Goodman Research Group, and Oregon State University.


This event is free and open to the public, and will talk place at the library.


Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. It has been designated a five-star library by Library Journal each year since 2013. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.


For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at