Rain Gardens and Prairie Plants

Learn about rain gardens and prairie plants through a brief presentation by Generation Native Plant Nursery owner, Nichole Good, and librarian Meredith followed by hands-on exploration in the library’s prairie rain garden. Stay to help us weed and thin plants in the rain garden, then take home some prairie plants for your own garden! (Be […]

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Spring Seed Starting

Think Spring with a seed starting event at the Scandinavia Public Library! We’ll have tomato, marigold, and maybe some other seeds that you can plant and take home to grow. This program is intended for children ages 5-11 with their families. Older individuals may also be able to participate if enough supplies are available. You

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Solar Eclipse Party!

On October 14, 2023, an annular solar eclipse will cross the United States. Join us at the library from 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. to make a pin-hole camera and observe the eclipse! Self-guided instructions for making a pin-hole camera will be available starting at 10:30 am. The eclipse will reach its peak at 11:55 a.m., so

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Sun Fun!

Learn about the sun, moon, and solar eclipses! Plan to: Share books about the sun, moon, and solar eclipses. During a solar eclipse, the moon nearly covers the entire sun. The sun is 400 times larger than the moon. How can this be? We’ll explore this together! Create eclipse chalk art. Obtain a pair of

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