Upcoming Classes in the Sterling Morton Library
Join us in the Sterling Morton Library for this popular and interactive story time! We’ll read stories, make a craft and then head out on the grounds for an adventure walk. Themes change weekly.
Schedule and location:
Wednesdays and Fridays, November 2018 through March 2019
(Except Friday, November 23, and Wednesday, December 26)
11:00 to 11:45 a.m.
Sterling Morton Library
Notes: Weather permitting.
Recommended ages: Best for ages 2-6 with adult.
Fees and Admission:
Fee is per child. Fee does not include admission to the Arboretum.
$4.00 - member child
$5.00 - nonmember child
IN PERSON: Stop by the Arboretum Visitor Center on day of program
Upcoming Events in the Sterling Morton Library
2019 Reading and Viewing List
- January 10, 2019 - Agrawal, Anurag. Monarchs and Milkweed : a migrating butterfly, a poisonous plant, and their remarkable story of coevolution, 2017.
- February 14, 2019 - Jones, Lucy. The Big Ones : how natural disasters have shaped us (and what we can do about them), 2018.
- March 14, 2019 - Shifting Sands : on the path to sustainability, 2016. (Viewing of this film begins at 10:00 a.m. with discussion to follow.)
- April 11, 2019 - Mapes, Lynda V. Witness Tree : seasons of change with a century-old oak, 2017.
- May 9, 2019 - Stone, Daniel. The Food Explorer : the true adventures of the globe-trotting botanist who transformed what America eats, 2018.
- June 13, 2019 - Johnson, Kirk W. The Feather Thief : beauty, obsession, and the natural history heist of the century, 2018.
- July 11, 2019 - Connors, Philip. Fire Season : field notes from a wilderness lookout, 2012.
- August 8, 2019 - Heinrich, Bernd. Life Everlasting : the animal way of death, 2012.
- September 12, 2019 - Spinney, Laura. Pale Rider: the Spanish Flu of 1918 and how it changed the world, 2017.
- October 10, 2019 - Preston, Douglas. The Lost City of the Monkey God : a true story, 2017.
- November 14, 2019 - McDowell, Marta. The World of Laura Ingalls Wilder : the frontier landscapes that inspired the Little House books, 2017.
- December 12, 2019 - Matthiessen, Peter. The Snow Leopard, 1978.