Go Green with a Omaha Public Library All Month Long

April 3, 2015 - garden totes

April 22nd outlines Earth Day, and OPL is celebrating a whole month.

Earth Day is distinguished on Apr 22nd, creation a whole month of Apr a ideal time to boost recognition about “going green.”

Folks during a Omaha Public Library wish a open to know that each day there, is earth day!

For instance, did we know that Watt Detector inclination are accessible for checkout during all 12 OPL branches? In partnership with Omaha Public Power District, OPL has Kill-A-Watt inclination that can be used to magnitude a volume of electricity your domicile appliances use.

You might also collect adult Omaha recycling bins during several OPL locations: Bess Johnson Elkhorn Branch (2100 Reading Plz.), Charles B. Washington Branch (2868 Ames Ave.), Milton R. Abrahams Branch (5111 N. 90th St.), Saddlebrook Branch (14850 Laurel Ave.), and South Omaha Library (2808 Q St.).

OPL also celebrates Spring with eco-friendly events!

“Go green” and carpool, travel or bike to your internal OPL bend to suffer these giveaway programs.

Green Body Care: Learn how to make your possess salt or sugar-based physique scrubs on Saturday, Apr 4th, 2:30pm during a Charles B. Washington Branch and on Friday, Apr 17th, 4:30pm during a Milton R. Abrahams Branch.

Get Crafty, Gardening: A doctrine in gardening techniques and formulating dishes regulating vegetables true out of a garden on Saturday, Apr 11th, 2pm during a Florence Branch.

Get Crafty, Book Planters: A doctrine in formulating up-cycled book planters regulating selected books and plant clippings on Saturday, Apr 18th, 1pm during a Saddlebrook Branch.

Green Cleaning: Learn how to make eco-friendly cleaning products for your home regulating simple domicile mixture on Saturday, Apr 18th, 2:30pm during a Charles B. Washington Branch.

Upcycled Tee Craft: Learn how to renovate aged t-shirts into no-sew totes, necklaces and scarves on Thursday, Apr 23rd, 4pm during a Saddlebrook Branch and on Thursday, Apr 30th, 6:30pm during a A.V. Sorensen Branch.

Earth Day Storytime: Celebrate Earth Day with stories! Experience a pleasure of interacting with stories by books, songs, fingerplays, and transformation on Saturday, Apr 25th, 10am during a Saddlebrook Branch.

Some events need registration or have endorsed ages for participation. For minute descriptions or to register, revisit www.omahalibrary.org or call a hosting branch.

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