Wednesday August 5th, 2015 - 7:00 pm
John Durham Peters will discuss and sign his book, "The Marvelous Clouds: Toward a Philosophy of Elemental Media." When we speak of clouds these days, it is as likely that we mean data clouds or network clouds as cumulus or stratus. Together, both kinds of clouds reveal an essential truth: that the natural world and the technological world are not so distinct. In fact, though we often think of media as environments, the reverse is just as true, environments are media.
Saturday August 8th, 2015 - 11:00 am
Local author Jennifer Adams will join master storyteller Rob Eckman for a special storytime featuring her new picture book, "Edgar and the Tree House of Usher," the latest in the BabyLit First Steps series. The picture book is inspired by Edgar Allan Poe's classic poem, "The Fall of the House of Usher."