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

 

Sunday, August 4

Why Drive Electric?

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

Learn what driving life is like from regular people who drive plug-in electric cars. Car owners from Chicago for Electric Vehicles describe the personal and environmental benefits of switching from gas to electric. They will answer all your electric car questions from a driver’s, not salesperson’s, perspective. Tour their electric car after the presentation.

Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Tuesday, August 20

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 Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush. Pulitzer Prize finalist, Rising tells first-hand testimonials of individuals living through floods. From Florida to New York to San Francisco, communities around the country are adapting to severe hurricanes and superstorms. Named a Chicago Tribune Top Ten Book of 2018.

Friday, August 30

Monday, September 16

Landscape Design: A New Aesthetic

Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB

The desire for a healthy environment will change our aesthetic for landscape design. Speaker Craig Bergmann is an award-winning landscape architect and editor of the book Midwestern Landscaping, a comprehensive and practical guide to gardening in our region. He will help attendees learn how to create beautiful landscapes that are suited for our changing environment.

A Northbrook Garden Club 70th Anniversary event

Landscape Design: A New Aesthetic

Adults
7:00 pm
Auditorium

The desire for a healthy environment will change our aesthetic for landscape design. Speaker Craig Bergmann is an award-winning landscape architect and editor of the book Midwestern Landscaping, a comprehensive and practical guide to gardening in our region. He will help attendees learn how to create beautiful landscapes that are suited for our changing environment.

A Northbrook Garden Club 70th Anniversary event