Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living
Rachel Kaplan, lead author of Urban Homesteading: Heirloom Skills for Sustainable Living, will give a talk about the urban homestead in general, using examples from her urban homestead in particular. Expect to learn about food growing, animal tending, bee-keeping, seed saving, water and energy conservation, kitchen skilling, medicine making, urban permaculture, and the work of building resilient community.