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


Monday, September 16

Landscape Design: A New Aesthetic

7:00 pm

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

Tuesday, October 15

All About Bats

10:00 am
Pollak Room AB

Did you know that a colony of bats can eat a pound of insects a night? Learn how bats are crucial to our ecosystem and what is being done to protect them. Tara Hohoff is a Univ. of Illinois mammalogist with the Illinois Bat Conservation Program and conducts bat surveys in the Chicago area with the Illinois Tollway's assessment program.

Environmental Book Club

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.

Saturday, November 2

Forest Bathing in Ryerson Woods

9:30 am

Experience nature with all five senses as we walk slowly through Ryerson Woods. Terry Cichocki, certified forest therapy guide and Northbrook Village Forester, will be our guide to immersing ourselves in the nourishing sounds, smells, and textures of the woods.

Meet at Brushwood Center parking lot, at Ryerson Woods.

**This will be a phone-free walk.
**Please arrive a few minutes early.