The Museum of Culture and Environment has partnered with the Ellensburg Public Library to create the new Museum-Library Book Club. The Club's first book will be Richard Wrangham's Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human. A discussion of the book will be held at the Ellensburg Public Library on Thursday, Dec. 5 at 7:00 p.m.
The book is available for purchase at the Wildcat Shop on the CWU campus. This event is being held in conjunction with the MCE's exhibit Where there's Smoke... Living with Fire. The MCE is located in Dean Hall on the CWU campus, 1200 N. D Street. The Museum’s hours are Wednesday through Friday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Parking is free on the CWU campus after weekdays after 4:30 p.m. and on weekends. For more information, please contact Museum@cwu.edu or call (509)-963-2313.
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