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Going Green with NPL

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Do you have personal documents that you want to dispose of safely? Bring up to 3 boxes or bags to the Village Hall parking lot on Saturday, July 12 from 9am to 1pm. The documents will be shredded and the paper will be recycled. Sponsored by the Northbrook Civic Foundation.

Shop for locally grown produce and other locally made goods at the Northbrook Farmers Market every Wednesday from 7am to 1pm until October 8. The market is located at the corner of Cherry and Meadow.

Looking for recipes to make with your purchases? Take a look at our From Your Farmers Market board on Pinterest for ideas.

Green Events

Crayon Re-Creation Workshop
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 4:00pm
Youth Services Activity Room

Celebrate Earthday at the library by peeling, shaving, melting, slicing and dicing old crayons and creating new artwork and fantastically fun shaped crayons to take home.

Composting
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 7:00pm
Pollak Room B

You want to compost, but you're not sure where to start. Let horticulturist Sharon Yiesla, owner of Sharon Yiesla, Horticultural Services, show you how to compost in your own backyard.

Earth Friendly Yards
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn how neighborhood garden pathways help native birds and butterflies survive, plus ways to maintain your own earth friendly yard. Meredith Tucker from Barrington-based Citizens for Conservation illustrates her talk with beautiful photos of home landscapes.