Join us for Green events at the Library! Events are displayed up to 2 months in advance.

 

Thursday, April 13

The Art of Climate Change

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Local artist Alisa Singer and Loyola professor Nancy Tuchman use art as a springboard to discuss the science of climate change.

Thursday, April 20

TEDxNorthbrook Library: Economy & Enviroment

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Join us as we watch pre-recorded TED Talks about the businesses case for considering planet and people along with profit. We'll have a discussion about the ideas presented afterwards.

Video presenters include:

- COO of Unilever Harish Manwani, "Profit's Not Always the Point"
- Business Pioneer Ray Anderson, "The Business Logic of Sustainability"
- Trust Researcher Rachel Botsman, "The Case for Collaborative Consumption"

Friday, May 12

Sapling Giveaway

Adults
Teens
Kids
9:00 am
Lobby

Honor your mother and mother earth by planting a tree this Mother's Day. The library is giving away free oak saplings courtesy of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD). First come, first served until the trees are gone. A drawing to win a free rain barrel from MWRD will be held!

Saturday, May 13

Sapling Giveaway

Adults
Teens
Kids
9:00 am
Lobby

Honor your mother and mother earth by planting a tree this Mother's Day. The library is giving away free oak saplings courtesy of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD). First come, first served until the trees are gone. A drawing to win a free rain barrel from MWRD will be held!

Sunday, May 14

Sapling Giveaway

Adults
Teens
Kids
1:00 pm
Lobby

Honor your mother and mother earth by planting a tree this Mother's Day. The library is giving away free oak saplings courtesy of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District (MWRD). First come, first served until the trees are gone. A drawing to win a free rain barrel from MWRD will be held!

Monday, May 15

Northbrook's Heritage Trees

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

A panel of experts will discuss the value of the trees in your own backyard and how to protect them for the future.

Panelists and their topics:
-Northbrook Village forester Terry Cichocki: local tree history
-Arborist Paul Hollingsworth: tree disease & treatment
-Bird expert Tim Joyce: role of trees for bird survival
-Landscape architect Camille Stauber: tree ecology and soil

Discussion moderated by Doug Gerleman, President of Go Green Northbrook
Co-sponsored by Go Green Northbrook