Easy Natural Weed Killer

With nice weather, weeds can quickly overwhelm a garden.  Likewise, weeding your yard, garden or walkway can quickly overwhelm you!  So if you don’t want to spend hours on your hands and knees pulling, and you don’t want to spray poisonous chemicals to kill the weeds, then try this recipe for a safer alternative to store-bought… read more >>

Mason Jar Bug Repellent Candle

Do you love sitting outside in the evenings, enjoying the fresh air, but hate getting eaten alive by mosquitoes?  If so, you are not alone!  Unfortunately, bug repellent sprays often have dangerous chemicals, and the newer electronic repellents can be expensive.  This easy DIY project uses the trusty mason jar, along with some herbs and essential oil to… read more >>

How to Make A Campfire

Do you like the great outdoors?  Do you like the idea of camping but have little experience doing so?  Wondering how to properly start a fire at a campsite?  Learn some campfire basics here that will improve your next excursion into nature and make you look like a natural at a campsite.        Preparing a… read more >>

Bird is the Word!

Birding may be just the hobby you were looking for!   While you are sitting in your house, wondering what new hobbies you can pick up before you lose your mind, reach for a pair of binoculars! The study of birds, known as ornithology, is something you can do without leaving the comfort of your backyard. There are… read more >>

To the Moon and…

Up, up, and away! We are traveling to the moon! Come and celebrate National Moon Day on July 20th by going outside at night and looking for the big ball in the sky. Moon Day started as a way to celebrate the day Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin landed on the moon in the spacecraft… read more >>

Conservation 101 with Ms. Tracy

Did you ever plant a tree or pick up a piece of litter from the ground? If you said yes, then you are helping to conserve the planet. Conservation means protecting nature and the environment. When humans conserve, they help to save earth’s natural resources. Natural resources include animals, plants, forest, wildlife, water, soil, and minerals. An example… read more >>

Learning to Clean Up with Ms. Tracy

Do you like to make a mess? Do you find it hard to clean it up? Well, with a little motivation, cleaning can become easier over time. One way to help children clean is to model the action that needs to be done. Weather that is picking up clothes from the ground, or putting dishes in… read more >>

Recycling with Ms. Tracy 

Do you ever wonder what happened to that piece of trash that was thrown away? Recycling is just one of the things that happens to that piece of trash. Recycling turns unwanted and used materials and waste into new materials that can be used again. When items are recycled, this helps to reduce pollution and energy.   Different items can be… read more >>

June is National Oceans Month

June is National Oceans Month and June 8 is World Oceans Day. This is all about protecting our oceans! Unfortunately, ocean waters are in danger from climate change and pollution, but we can all help. The library has books and movies to learn more about how awesome our oceans are, and you can find more… read more >>