Public Libraries are pleased to welcome Sallie Gregory, conservation educator will share special events as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program. Her offerings include three programs: Backbone Bonanza, How Much Water Do We Eat? and Spider Web Wonders. Programs start on June 15 and run through August 17.
Spider Web Wonders – Eek!
There are more than 37,000 spider species on Earth. Rather than running from them, befriend the eight legged creatures that benefit humans and the food we eat.
|Wednesday, June 15||10:00 am||Manheim Community Library|
|Wednesday, June 29||1:00 pm||Pequea Valley Public Library|
|Wednesday, July 6||1:00 pm||Eastern Lancaster County Library|
|Thursday, July 14||2:00 pm||Moores Memorial Library|
|Tuesday, August 2||2:00 pm||Adamstown Area Library (HELD at Peace United Church of Christ)|
|Wednesday, August 3||10:30 am||Salisbury Township Branch Library|
|Thursday, August 4||11:00 am||Strasburg-Heisler Library|
|Tuesday, August 9||2:00 pm||Lancaster Public Library|
|Wednesday, August 17||10:30 am||Milanof-Schock Library|
Imagine a world without backbones and you’ll need to picture a lot of creatures that appear more like a bowl of jelly than a structured functional animal. Find out why a healthy vertebrate provides a strong, flexible construction for supporting the majority of creatures on earth.
|Thursday, June 23||2:30 pm||Manheim Township Public Library|
|Thursday, August 4||2:00 pm||Ephrata Public Library|
|Monday, August 8||10:00 am||Columbia Public Library (HELD at Park Elementary School right next door to the library)|
|Wednesday, August 10||2:00 pm||Quarryville Public Library|
How Much Water Do We Eat?
Just add water and you remain happy and healthy. Explore the importance of water in all that we eat. Often taken for granted, clean fresh water is a vital part of sustaining people, plants and animals.
|Wednesday, June 29||6:30 pm||Lititz Public Library|
|Monday, August 1||1:30 pm||Lancaster Public Library West – Mountville Branch|
|Wednesday, August 3||2:30 pm||Lancaster Public Library East – Leola Branch|
The Lancaster County Conservation District is a local agency connecting and coordinating conservation activities throughout Lancaster County. With a focus on soil and water issue, the Conservation District includes departments to assist agriculture, building industry erosion control, along with watershed and environmental education. To learn more about the Lancaster County Conservation district, visit: www.lancasterconservation.org