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April 1, 2022 | Library Staff

April is National Garden Month!

Join Team McLib in celebrating National Garden Month and this year’s Earth Day with our various activities and our recommended titles!

On April 1st, in honor of Kentucky Arbor Day sponsored by McCracken County Civic Beautification Board, stop by the library between 11 AM and 1 PM to receive a free Chokecherry Seedling while supplies last. Click here to learn more.

Grab a Take-and-Make kit from upstairs for our April Showers craft, starting April 20th. Then watch the how-to video on our Facebook or YouTube when you get home!

Learn how to make a Magnetic Tin Terrarium with Amanda! View the how-to video on April 24th via Facebook Live at 4 PM.

If you’re looking for some fun, eco-friendly crafting and DIY activities, check out Library Assistant Amanda, a.k.a. Blonde on the Pond, and her DIY Craft tutorials on our YouTube channel!

Gardening is a great way to participate in sustainable practices to help preserve our planet. Join McCracken County Public Library #HealthyAtHome Gardening Group to hear about related programming and gardening tips from the community.

Click the titles below to learn more, check out digitally, or place a hold and pick up later.

Check out these Adult Non-fiction how-to books and hone your gardening skills!

Here are our recommended gardening and environment-friendly Juvenile Titles: 

Early Titles for the little ones

Sit back and watch some nature and gardening docs:

Here at McCracken County Public Library, our mission is to help you grow! Learn about gardening, conservation–all with your handy library card.