A garden and a library conference

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Where can I find resources about gardening in public libraries?

Let’s Move Libraries, a website collecting resources related to gardening in library programs, as part of movement-based programs. On Facebook and Twitter. Middle Country Public Library’s Nature Explorium in New York.

When is the American Library Association annual conference and exhibition 2022?

After two years of pandemic-imposed social distancing and virtual meetings, librarians will once again gather in person at the profession’s largest event. The American Library Association’s (ALA) 2022 Annual Conference and Exhibition returns to Washington, D.C., June 23–28.

Where is the New River library community garden?

New River Library Community Garden is at a Pasco County Library in Florida. There’s a wonderful Pay It Forward video from the Tampa Bay Library Consortium explaining how the garden came about and is sustained.

What is the digital experience for library professionals?

For the first time, the Digital Experience will allow library workers who can’t attend the 2022 Annual Conference to livestream a selection of mainstage speakers and specially curated sessions. Registration includes access to four mainstage sessions, 42 education sessions, and 14 News You Can Use sessions.

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What are some ways libraries can engage communities?

food gardens, seed libraries, sensory gardens, outdoor reading areas, prison garden programs, and many other ways that libraries can engage communities; guidance on designing for inclusivity, planning, funding, staffing, recruiting volunteers, and planting and maintenance, complete with advice on determining the best plants to cultivate; and.


Who said if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need?

CHICAGO — Roman philosopher Cicero once remarked that “if you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”. Today, libraries nationwide are beginning to incorporate gardens into their public services.


What is a demonstration garden?

a brief history of libraries and gardens, with an overview of such “demonstration gardens” as medicinal and herbal gardens, native plant gardens, xeriscapes, and gardens as wildlife sanctuaries; the use of plants, such as living walls and rooftop gardens, to create ecologically healthy, sustainable environments; …


Where is the New River Library Community Garden?

New River Library Community Garden is at a Pasco County Library in Florida. There’s a wonderful Pay It Forward video from the Tampa Bay Library Consortium explaining how the garden came about and is sustained.


Who created the edible schoolyard project?

Related Initiatives and Resources. The Edible Schoolyard Project, created by Alice Waters, includes a wealth of resources useful to library garden projects, along with a number of library sites.


Where is the pizza garden in Baltimore County?

Pizza Garden at the Reisterstown Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library is a container garden including ingredients used in pizza, such as basil, onions, oregano, parsley and peppers. The Pine River Community Garden is at Colorado’s Pine River Library, the 2014 Best Small Library in America.

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