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11 Reasons to Love Your Library

There is oh-so-much to love about Washington County libraries! Whether you’re a longtime patron or a new cardholder, you may not know about all the incredible benefits available to you.

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  • Blossoming Friendship

    Graphic novel for tweens

    "Once upon a time, sprites used ancestral wisdom to nurture all plant life—until humans began to dominate the landscape. The good-spirited sprites lost their purpose but gained an appreciation for the human gardeners' yields. A sweet, flora-filled fantasy emphasizes kindness and teamwork." -School Library Journal

    Cover image of the Sprite and the Gardener by Rii Abrego
  • STEM Story

    Early learning for preschoolers

    "The unique monthly focus is an interesting and helpful take on gardening; readers will learn about different types of vegetables and flowers equally. The vocabulary ('perennials,' 'composting,' etc.) may spark further discussions and research." -School Library Journal

    Cover image of My Delicious Garden by Anne-Marie Fortin
  • Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs

    For gardening enthusiasts

    The Beautiful Edible Garden shares how to not only grow organic fruits and vegetables, but also make your garden a place of year-round beauty that is appealing, enjoyable, and fits your personal style. Written by a landscape design team that specializes in artfully blending edibles and ornamentals together, The Beautiful Edible Garden shows that it’s possible for gardeners of all levels to reap the best of both worlds.

    Cover image of The Beautiful Edible Garden by Stefani Bittner
  • A Plant's-Eye View of the World

    For adults

    Weaving fascinating anecdotes and accessible science into gorgeous prose, Pollan takes us on an absorbing journey that will change the way we think about our place in nature.

    Cover image of A Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan


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