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

 

Tuesday, February 27

Solar Energy for Your Home

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn how easy and affordable it is to get energy from the sun. Homeowners Bob Walker and Jay Futterman will explain how photovoltaic (solar) panels work and the financial incentives available in Illinois. Learn from their first-hand experience about the process, obstacles, and range of applications for installing solar on your home. Co-sponsored by Go Green Northbrook.

Sunday, April 8

The True Cost: Fair

Adults
Teens
3:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Talk to owners of local resale shops and textile recyclers.

Monday, April 16

Bees, Honey, and You

Adults
Teens
Kids
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Local beekeepers David and Phong Saad tell their story and discuss the health aspects of honey.
Cosponsored by Friends of the Northbrook Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 24

Environmental Book Club

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Civic Room

Read, learn, and discuss a variety economic, scientific, and ecological topics pertaining to the environment. This month we'll discuss how regular people can respond to climate change and live happy, fulfilling lives. Peter Kalmus's book describes his transformation from an energy-guzzler to living with 1/10 the fossil fuel.
Discussion facilitated by a Go Green Northbrook member.

Being the Change: Live Well and Spark a Climate Revolution by Peter Kalmus

Pick up your copy at the Reference desk.

Go Green Northbrook aims to bring residents together through initiatives to educate our community about becoming more environmentally friendly in practice and lifestyle.