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

 

Monday, September 24

Forest Therapy

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Spending time in nature and among trees enhances health and happiness. Learn about the science and method of Japanese forest bathing from certified forest therapy guide and Northbrook forester, Terry Cichocki.

Tuesday, October 2

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. Discussion facilitated by a Go Green Northbrook member.

This month we're discussing Kiss the Ground: How the Food You Eat Can Reverse Climate Change, Heal Your Body & Ultimately Save Our World by Josh Tickell.

The book discusses the impact of current farming practices on climate change, and offers an unexpected solution. It is a hopeful book that provides lifestyle tips.

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.

Monday, October 8

Detox from Everyday Chemicals

Adults
Teens
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Toxins are all around us. Is there anything we can do about it? Yes. Learn what's actually in your body lotion and window cleaner and walk away knowing what's safe for your body, family, and home. Amy Downey discusses widely used products like sunscreens and household cleaners and their safe, non-toxic alternatives--both commercial and homemade.