Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Gardening Made Easy

Master Gardener, Cynthia Swanson, presented a program on Adaptive Gardening.  She shared ideas for making gardening less physically-taxing and more accessible for everyone.






Thursday, June 12, 2014

Gardening in the Library

Container Gardening was the topic of our most recent program at the library.  An informative program was presented by Master Gardener, Mary Dickenson, and she helped participants create their own container garden to take home.





Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Bubble Fun


One of our Preschool Story Hours featured Fun with Bubbles outside!  
Join us in the fall for more Preschool Stories and Activities.

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Master Gardeners Program Today!

Today's the day! At 1pm on Wednesday, June 4th, Master Gardener Mary Dickenson will present a special program on Container Gardens. This is a "make it take it" workshop. Mary will help you make your very own beautiful container garden to take home and enjoy or give as a gift. There is a $15 materials fee. Join us for this fun program in the library Meeting Room from 1 to 2pm today. Walk-ins are welcome!

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Adult Education

Thinking about going back to school?  An Eastern Illinois University Representative is at the library today, to answer all your questions.  Stop by to get information on how you can go back to college through EIU.

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Master Gardeners at Paxton Carnegie Library


The public is invited to enjoy a new gardening program at the Paxton Carnegie Library this spring.  Beginning May 14, area Master Gardeners will bring us an enlightening series for both experienced and beginner gardeners.   Mary Dickenson will present the first program, Annuals and Perennials, from 1 to 2pm on May 14th.  Everyone is welcome, and there is no charge to attend.  Next on June 4: “Container Gardens.”  This will be a hands-on workshop.  There is a $15 fee for materials, and participants will be able to take home their new creations.  On June 17, Cynthia Swanson will present the “Adaptive Gardening” program.   If there is sufficient interest in the series, another workshop may be added in August.  This series is a unique opportunity to learn from Master Gardeners.  Participants may attend one, two, or all three of the programs from 1 to 2pm on May 14, June 4, and June 17.  Please register by calling the Paxton Carnegie Library at 217-379-3431.

Monday, February 17, 2014

Come In From the Cold!

The Paxton Carnegie Library is open today, Monday, February 17th!  Please use the side entrance on West Orleans if possible, as there is not enough salt in the world today to melt all the ice on those front steps.