Upcoming Program: Come Celebrate Earth Day!

Tomorrow is Earth Day, and we have tons of activities happening to celebrate! We’ll start with a Family Storytime at 11 a.m. For teens and adults, Montréal-based author Taras Grescoe will come discuss hisbook Straphanger at 11 a.m.. We’ll continue the festivities with the Eco Fair at 12 p.m., and we’re showing The Lorax in the Children’s Department at 2 p.m. Fun will certainly be had by all! In honour of Earth Day, here are a few great titles from the Children’s collection:

oh say can you seedOh Say Can You Seed by Bonnie Worth, illustrated by Aristides Ruiz

Embark on a journey from seed to plant, guided by the illustrious Cat in the Hat. This is from a great educational series, The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, and is a great way to present interesting facts (in rhyme, no less!) for kids from 5-8.

La planete verteLa planète verte / par Yvonne Morrison

Avec ce livre, les enfants vont partir à la rencontre d’une science résolument moderne: l’écologie: Qu’est-ce qu’un écosystème? Comment préserver la biodiversité de notre planète? Qu’est-ce qu’une chaîne alimentaire?

planete vivantePlanète vivante : comprendre et préserver la biodiversité 

Voici un ouvrage exceptionnel conçu pour les jeunes, mais qui intéressera tous les lecteurs soucieux de préserver l’extraordinaire biodiversité du monde dans lequel nous vivons. Grâce à son contenu encyclopédique étonnant, accessible et validé par les experts en écologie du Biodôme de Montréal, et à ses images percutantes de l’impact des activités humaines sur la nature, le lecteur se retrouve aux premières loges d’un spectacle grandiose et vital.

Join us tomorrow (Sunday, April 21st) for a day of celebrating our planet and our community. Enjoy, and Happy Earth Day!

About CSL Children's Department

The Eleanor London Côte Saint-Luc Public Library has a long tradition in the city. The library has many amazing features which includes a fantastic children's department. We thrive on providing the best service possible and making each library experience a positive one.
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