Nature & Gardening

Upcoming events

Wednesday, February 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

Join staff from ICPL and Green IA AmeriCorps for a discussion of Deep Green - Solutions to stop global warming now.

How do we reverse global warming before the planet our children will inherit is completely fried? Filmmaker Matt Briggs...

Adults Movies Nature & Gardening

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 - 6:00pm

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Iowa is about to become a serious tourist trap...well at least for birds. The state sits in the middle of the Mississippi flyway, a route used by more than 100 million birds to migrate each season. Iowa’s grasslands, forests, and water bodies...

Adults Teens Current Issues Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Sunday, February 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

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Grab your sweetheart and join us for our special Valentine’s Day presentation by a favorite Project Green Forum speaker, Dr. Donald Lewis from ISU, whose timely topic will be “Love and Sex in the Garden”. While we think of our gardens as...

Adults Nature & Gardening

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural history of Four Meals by Michael Pollan

What should we have for dinner? Ten years ago, Michael Pollan confronted us with...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 7:00pm

Online

THE POLLINATORS is a cinematic journey around the United States following migratory beekeepers and their truckloads of honey bees as they pollinate the flowers that become the fruits, nuts and vegetables we all eat. The many challenges the...

Adults Movies Nature & Gardening

Sunday, March 14, 2021 - 2:00pm

Online

Iowa City gardener and author Beth Cody will give a presentation of the history of ornamental gardening in Iowa, illustrated by a slideshow of beautiful vintage gardens and colorful seed catalogues from her new book, “Iowa Gardens of the Past”....

Adults Nature & Gardening

Saturday, March 20, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of The Grid: The Fraying Wires Between Americans and Our Energy Future by Gretchen Bakke.

America’s electrical grid, an engineering triumph of the twentieth...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Saturday, April 17, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of World of Wonders - In Praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

From beloved, award-winning poet Aimee...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Saturday, May 15, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of All we can save - Truth, courage, and solutions for the climate crisis edited by Ayana Elizabeth Johnson.

Provocative and illuminating essays from women at...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology

Saturday, June 19, 2021 - 4:00pm

Online

Join Green Iowa AmeriCorps and the Iowa City Public Library for a discussion of Making Local Food Work - the challenges and opportunities of today's small farmers by Brandi Janssen.

When it comes to local food, it takes more than...

Adults Book Discussion Nature & Gardening Science & Technology