Library to host Earth Day programs next week

With Earth Day less than a week away (April 22), Spring Lake District Library has special programs planned for both youth and adults with an environmental theme. The schedule of "green' events is as follows: - Monday, April 18, at 4 p.m.: "Gardening Fun' with J.P. from DeLass Garden Market in Spring Lake. Kids will learn the best techniques for starting and maintaining a simple garden. Pre-registration is required; call 846-5770, ext. 134, to register.
Apr 16, 2011


— Wednesday, April 20, from 3:30-5 p.m.: Teen’Scape is going “green” in honor of Earth Day. Youth will use recycled materials at the craft table and computer stations will be available for those who would like to take an online quiz to measure their carbon footprint.

— Wednesday, April 20, at 7 p.m.: “Earth-Kind Roses.” Expert gardeners from the Ottawa County MSU Extension office will demonstrate how to grow a more sustainable type of rose.

— Saturday, April 23, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Free shredding services provided by Shred Docs. Individuals may bring up to 100 pounds of materials for shredding in the mobile unit in the library parking lot.

For more information about any of these programs, call 846-5770, ext. 107. The library is located at 123 E. Exchange St. in Spring Lake.


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