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Green Week at Maplewood Library: Fun for the Whole Family

The Maplewood Memorial Library is hosting Green Week from April 13-18, with programming geared towards kids and families. The event is part of Maplewood Green Month, sponsored by the Green Team during the month of April, to promote environmental awareness and action.

Visit this link for a full listing of library events as well as an activity sheet to complete to win some great prizes.

Fold-a-Book – Monday, 4/13 @ 4-5pm

Create amazing sculptures out of recycled books from the library.

Hey, Sprout! Family Science
Ages 5 and up *Registration Required
Register here.
Mon. 4/13 @ 7-8 pm – Main Library
Does your family like to tinker and experiment? Then come to the Main Library for some family fun with science! Working with the Maplewood Green Team for Green Week, we will learn about plants and the Earth by growing our own bean sprout in a recycled CD case. lease visit our Calendar of Events on to register!

Books, Babies, and Birds – Tuesday, 4/14 @ 10:30-11:30am: (Ages birth-2 1/2). Hear green stories geared towards babies and make a recycled birdfeeder.

Tear a Book with Teens – Tuesday, 4/14 @ 4-5pm: Teens and kids will work together to craft 3D sculptures from recycled book pages.

Bike Tune-Up – Wednesday, 4/15 @ 3:30pm: Get your bike going for the season at the Bike Maintenance and Safety Event in Memorial Park
Toddlers, Tales, and Tweety Birds – Thursday, 4/16 @ 11-12am: (Ages 2 1/2-5). Hear green stories geared towards kids and make a recycled birdfeeder.

Family Recycling Relay – Friday, 4/17 @ 3:30-4:30pm: Show off your recycling knowledge in our family recycling challenge.

Rizzo’s Reptiles – Saturday, 4/18 @ 2-3pm: For the Green Week Finale, join Rizzo and his amazing Reptiles for a live reptile show certain to awe and amaze!

RECYCLE! During Green Week, we”ll be collecting items for a special recycling initiative. You can bring the following to the Main Library from April 13-18:

Toothpaste tubes and caps
Toothbrush/toothpaste outer packaging
Floss containers

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