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Thomas Branigan Memorial Library Presents “The Wonder of Nature” 2019

In an era where few women were in the sciences, marine biologist Rachel Carson became famous for her efforts to protect wildlife and food sources from uncontrolled use of the chemical DDT. The Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, in conjunction with The New Mexico Humanities Council and the Friends of the Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, invite you to join Chautauqua performer Ms. Ann Beyke at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 to learn more about the life of this famed scientist. The program is free and open to all members of the public.

For more information about the program, contact the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005 or

Thomas Branigan Memorial Library hours are from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and from 1 – 5 p.m. Sunday. The library is located at 200 E. Picacho Avenue, Las Cruces, New Mexico.

This document can be made available in alternative formats by calling 575/528-4102 (voice) or 575/528-4008 (TTY) If you require an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event, call the library at 575/528-4102 (voice) or 575-528.4008 (TTY) at least 48 hours in advance.