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Malibu Library Speaker Series
About the Series
The 2017 Malibu Library Speaker Series is a program of the County of Los Angeles Public Library, Malibu Branch, and the City of Malibu featuring speakers on a wide range of subjects that will appeal to a broad section of the community. Speakers discuss the entertainment Industry, literature, science, motivation, the arts, education, sports, travel, food, and the environment. The events are free and open to the public.

Earth Month Special - Dr. Sylvia Earle
Dr Sylvia EarleWednesday, April 12
7:00 PM
Elkins Auditorium
Pepperdine University
Free.

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The April 2017 Malibu Library Speaker Series, in partnership with Pepperdine University, is an Earth Day special, featuring
National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Sylvia A. Earle, called "Her Deepness" by the New Yorker and the New York Times, "Living Legend" by the Library of Congress, and first "Hero for the Planet" by Time magazine. 
 
Dr. Earle is an oceanographer, explorer, author and lecturer. She has experience as a field research scientist, government official, and director for corporate and nonprofit organizations, including the Kerr McGee Corporation, Dresser Industries, Oryx Energy, the Aspen Institute, the Conservation Fund, American Rivers, Mote Marine Laboratory, Duke University Marine Laboratory, Rutgers Institute for Marine Science, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, and Ocean Futures.

Formerly chief scientist of NOAA, Earle is the founder of Deep Ocean Exploration and Research, Inc., founder of Mission Blue and SEAlliance, and chair of the Advisory Councils of the Harte Research Institute and the Ocean in Google Earth. She has authored more than 190 scientific and journalistic articles; lectured in more than 80 countries; and appeared in hundreds of radio and television productions. Dr. Earle has led more than 100 expeditions and logged more than 7,000 hours underwater, including leading the first team of women aquanauts during the Tektite Project in 1970; setting a record for solo diving in 1,000-meter depth. 




Past Notable Speakers 
  • Civic rights lawyer Gloria Allred
  • Best-selling author Susan Casey
  • Abduction survivor and author Elizabeth Smart
  • Award-winning documentary filmmakers Rory Kennedy and Mark Bailey
  • Medical cannabis expert & author Michael Backes
  • David Garibaldi, radical performance painter
  • Tom Shadyac, prolific comedy writer and director
  • Elizabeth Gilbert, author of best-selling novel, "Eat, Pray, Love"
  • Kevin Johnson, Mayor of Sacramento and former NBA star
  • Jeff Henderson, award-winning chef and best-selling author










Contact Us
Melissa Stallings
Community Library Manager
County of Los Angeles
Public Library
310-456-6438 
MStallings@
library.lacounty.gov





City of Malibu