Celebrate Earth Day at your library!

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Spirit Dancers

Think globally. Act locally.

Join us to celebrate Earth Day at one of these library events near you!

Monday, April 7 at 6:30 PM, Headquarters Library:  Celebrate Spring with a Pinwheel Wreath

Learn how to make pinwheels and create a lovely wreath to decorate your home.  This program is for adults, 19-and-up, and it will be held in Meeting Room B.

Sunday, April 13 at 3 PM,  Archer Community Center:  Spirit Dancers

Michelle Harris of Jordan Glen School will direct the Spirit Dancers in a celebration including song, dance, and poetry readings.  This event, hosted by the Archer Branch Library, is for all ages.

Wednesday, April 16 at 4 PM, Headquarters Library: Clever Crafts

Join us in the Teen Space to celebrate Earth Day and create a craft from recycled materials. Teens

Monday, April 21 at 3:30 PM, Library Partnership: LOVE the Earth

In celebration of Earth Day, children, tweens, and teens are invited to join us for a special event. During this event, participants will learn how to recycle everyday items into something new and useful. Also, participants will be able to plant their own seedling. Ages 5 to 18


Tuesday, April 22, 10:30 AM, Headquarters Library: Butterfly Release

Stories about butterflies will be read, then butterflies will be released in the courtyard.  Afterwards, a fun butterfly craft program will be presented by Mr. Gerald.  This program will be held in the Youth Services Dept., and it is especially designed for preschoolers, ages 3 - 5, and elementary students, ages 5 - 11.

Tuesday, April 22 at 3 PM, High Springs Branch Library: Get Wild on Earth Day!

Celebrate Earth Day with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and learn about Florida's natural wildlife. Ages 5 to 11

Saturday, April 26 at 2 PM, Tower Road Library Branch:  Greathouse Butterfly Farm

Learn all about butterflies when the Greathouse Butterfly Farm visits the Tower Road Branch Library. See butterflies up close and learn more about life on a butterfly farm. Ages 1 to 11

A Little History

Since 1970, millions of people around the world have come together to celebrate Earth Day and its message about the personal responsibility we all share to “think globally and act locally,” as environmental stewards of planet Earth.  Join us at any of these events to learn more.


Butterfly photos: Public Domain

Image from NASA

Posted by PatC on March 26, 2014