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

 

Tuesday, April 23

Environmental Book Club

Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room A
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 The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan. Discussion led by member of Go Green Northbrook. Pick up your copy at the Reference desk five weeks prior to discussion. Go Green Northbrook aims to bring residents together through initiatives to educate our community about becoming more environmentally friendly in practice and lifestyle.

Monday, June 10

Top Planet-saving, Life-saving, Socially-responsible Reasons to go Plant-based

Teens
Adults
7:00 pm
Pollak Room AB
Farmed animals occupy 45% of the surface area of the earth. A chicken breast comes from a 6-week-old infant-aged bird. These are just two of the surprising revelations in this presentation by Robert Grillo that highlights the most compelling ethical, environmental, and health reasons for a plant-based diet. Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Saturday, June 22

Health Benefits of Plant-Based Nutrition

Adults
Teens
2:00 pm
Pollak Room AB
Integrative nutritionist Carol D’Anca presents a historical perspective of dietary changes in the U.S. and around the globe over the past 100 years, the resultant illnesses, and the toll it has taken on our health. She will describe how we can reverse this trend with even small dietary changes. Tour of the National Vegetarian Museum with museum founder Kay Stepkin follows the lecture.Cosponsored by Go Green Northbrook

Wednesday, June 26

Twilight Forest Walk

Adults
Teens
6:30 pm
Experience the lively forest ecosystem at dusk during summer solstice week. Village Forester Terry Cichocki will guide us on a quiet, contemplative walk during the magical twilight hour. Space is limited.**Wear long, loose clothing and closed-toed shoes.****This will be a phone-free walk. Meet at [TBD]