- May 31 - King Library Opens at 1:00 PM
April is National Gardening Month! Help your child discover the fun activity of gardening! Here are some recommended books to get your child excited about gardening:
My Garden by Kevin Henkes
Imagine how fun it would be to be in a magical garden where jelly beans would grow on bushes and flowers that would change colors and patterns by just thinking of them! Read this book to learn more about this beautiful garden that a creative girl is envisioning.
The Curious Garden by Peter Brown
One day, Liam discovers a dying garden and decides to nurture it back to life by taking care of it. As Liam continues to care for the garden, it grows and transforms a barren city into a beautiful, lush place!
A Green, Green Garden by Mercer Mayer
Spring has arrived and Little Critter and his family work on growing a garden. Throughout this book, watch them take care of their garden by watering the plants, weeding and waiting for something to sprout! Be inspired to plant something in your garden by reading this book!
Work on 18 gardening projects that are easy, simple and fun! Make special projects such as "Great Garden Bowls for Mom" and sand art terrariums! This practical book also includes a glossary and a list of plant resources.
Grow It, Cook It by Jill Bloomfield
This book combines simple instructions and helpful illustrations on how to plant and cook your own homegrown vegetables. Make delicious recipes including onion and leek soup, giant beanstalk stir-fry, carrot and orange muffins and more!
Garden by Robert Maass
This book contains colorful photos and information about a different variety of gardens and how to maintain them.
And as always, you can ask a librarian to help you find more gardening resources at your local library branch.