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Tues. 6/19: The Manville branch will be closed all day due to building maintenance issues. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Nurturing Nature

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Connect with nature by exploring gardening, by crafting eco-friendly projects, and by learning more about the environment.

ADULTS PROGRAMS

Backyard Birds (adults)
April 20, 2-3 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Join Ben Barkley, a naturalist from the Somerset County Park Commission, to learn the fundamentals of backyard bird watching. Registration required.

The Healing Power of Plants (adults)
April 27, 2-3 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater Library branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Discover which of your backyard plants may have been part of your medicine cabinet three hundred years ago. Presented by the Somerset County Park Commission. Registration required.

Beauty on the Mountain: A History of Wagner Farm Arboretum (adults)
May 16, 7-8:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Warren Twp. Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Twp.
Explore the history of Wagner Farm Arboretum and learn about its endeavors to help the community experience our natural environment. Registration required.

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

National Ag Day Celebration (grades K-5)
March 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library Branch, located at 35 West End Avenue in Somerville
Plant seeds in preparation of the coming warm months. Stay and watch “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” after we finish planting. Younger siblings are welcome. No registration.

Earth Day (ages 4-10)
April 18, 3:30-4 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville
Use cotton swabs to paint the earth and celebrate Earth Day. Registration required.

Bash the Trash Presents: Library Bash (all ages)
April 19, 7-7:45 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Bridgewater branch, located at 1 Vogt Drive in Bridgewater
Library Bash is a fast and funny performance in which you’ll discover a musical world of science, sound, and sustainability. Sponsored by the Friends of the Bridgewater Library. Registration required.

Earth Day Fun (all ages)
April 21, 11-11:45 a.m.
SCLSNJ’s Warren Twp. Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Boulevard in Warren Twp.
Listen to earth-friendly stories and create something new using recycled materials. No registration.

Earth Day Celebration (ages 3-5)
April 27, 10:30-11:15 a.m.
SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library Branch, located at 35 West End Avenue in Somerville
Listen to earth-friendly stories and plant early spring vegetables in the library’s garden box. Registration required.

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