Please join us as arctic explorer and educator
Moki Kokoris gives us a fascinating overview of the Arctic which will include:
Her personal account of an expedition to the North Pole
An introduction to the Arctic region
An atmospheric and optical phenomenon unique to Polar regions
Science of sea ice, northern lights, climate change, ecology
Distinct animals of the Far North, their behavior and habitats
Indigenous cultures, traditional lifestyles and mythology
A visionary multidisciplinary educator, editor, writer and environmental advocate,
Moki Kokoris is the founder of "90-north" - an outreach education program series that introduces audiences to topics relating to the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions, covering all disciplines from Anthropology to Zoology.
Kokoris is also Director of the Wilderness Research Foundation, Visiting Speaker for the Arctic Research Consortium of the US and member of the Explore Foundation's World Explorers Bureau. She is the first woman of Ukrainian descent to reach the Geographic North Pole.
This program is part of our World Views Series. It is also part of the Library's Exercise Your Mind: READ Summer Reading Program that is made possible thanks to the Friends of the Library.
register or call 203-438-2282 for more information.