Plant Swap

Do you have mystery plants in your garden or too many seedlings? Drop off your extra greenery at the library during our plant swap this Saturday from 11 AM to 4 PM. It’s a leave-one, take-one no-contact botanical trade. All Read More …

Flowers & Seeds Storytime

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Celebrate Spring with a special storytime and craft about flowers and seeds on May 11 at 10:30 AM. Masks are recommended. Register online or by calling 412-269-0334.

Earth Day Garden Kits

Celebrate Earth Day by signing up for one of our gardening kits! Each of our kits comes with seeds for a few different plants, seed starting soil, gloves, a spade, and a small terra cotta pot. The kit themes are: Read More …

Garden Art for Teens

Teens, come and make some art for your garden! On April 12, grades 7-12 will use our plethora of paint pens to handcraft their own terracotta pot and mini watering can. Plus, we’ll send you home with a packet of Read More …

Harvest Swap

Share your harvest with a no-contact swap. Bring seeds, plants, or sample sizes of food made from your plants to the patio this Saturday between 10 AM and 3 PM. Label and drop off your harvested item on the patio Read More …

Plant Swap

Do you have mystery plants in your garden or too many seedlings? Drop off your extra greenery at the library during our plant swap this Saturday from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. It’s a leave-one, take-one no-contact botanical trade. All Read More …

Seed Library: May 2021 Update

Thanks to the popularity of the Seed Library, we have more seeds in stock this month! Some of them are restocked old favorite, and others are added for the first time. Butterfly weed – Restocked by anonymous donation Cosmos Cucumber Read More …

Seed Library: April 2021 Update

After taking last year off and some operational renovations, we are happy to reopen the Seed Library! Starting now, all seed requests are accepted by an online form and are available for no-contact pickup or at the front desk. Read Read More …

Green Thumbs DIY Online: Terrarium

Happy Belated Earth Day! In this video, Ms. Roxanne shows you how to make a terrarium with found and easily obtained items. The succulents I planted are echeveria elegans (common names: Mexican Snowball, Hens & Chickens) and kalanchoe tomantosa (common Read More …

Make it! with Stuff at Home: Thirsty Flowers

Miss Sarah is sharing her family friendly DIY tips. In this video, she shows how to dye flowers you can find around your neighborhood. Share your comments, including what you’d like to see, on our Children’s Department Facebook page. Support Read More …