The Desert Institute started offering programs with the library in 2006 through a grant. Today, the Desert Institute partners with the Library to offer presentations focusing on issues related to Joshua Tree National Park. These lectures are free! Fall 2014 & Spring 2015 Lecture Schedule:
|November 5, 2014||“The Lives and Times of Billy Mitchell, an American Cowboy “ Billy Mitchell and Hilary Sloane, Author and Photographer|
|December 3, 2014||“Desert Bighorn Sheep: Wilderness Icon“ Mark Jorgensen|
|January 7, 2015||“The Old Spanish Trail “ Cliff Walker, Historian and Author|
|February 4, 2015||“Exploring Route 66 Through The Mojave “ Steve Brown, Author, Publisher, and TV Personality|
|March 4, 2015||“Paleontology of the Pinto Basin“ Cindy Stoddard, educator, archaeology technician|
|April 1, 2015||“The Kiss of Death: Amazing Insights on Rattlesnake Venom” William Hayes, Ph.D. Professor of Biology, Loma Linda University|
500 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92260 Lectures start at 6:30 pm FREE!