Palm Springs Public Library Lecture Series

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


Palm Springs Public Library

500 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs, CA 92260 Lectures start at 6:30 pm FREE!

  Directions to the Palm Springs Public Library

  From Interstate 10: From the 10 take N. Indian Cyn Dr. exit Turn south onto N. Indian Cyn Dr. Turn left onto Vista Chino Turn right onto N. Sunrise   Way Turn left onto Baristo Rd Turn right into the Palm Springs Library parking lot For more information contact the Desert Institute.
Map to the Palm Springs Public Library