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Children, Nature, and Books
Connecting Literacy and Science in Gardening
 
Time:   1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Date: 7/23/2011  
Location: Meeting Room C, Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main St., Round Rock, Texas  78664 (Map)
Cost: Free
 

Natural habitat garden established at Hughes Road Elementary in Dickinson, TX
Natural habitat garden established at Hughes Road Elementary in Dickinson, TX

The Round Rock Public Library is hosting a presentation by Bonnie Mackey, Ph.D., one of the co-authors of A Librarian's Guide to Cultivating an Elementary School Garden, for parents, educators and librarians from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 23.

This one-hour session will include a Powerpoint presentation that describes the benefits of school gardens and will include displays and suggestions for activities to involve children in gardening, environmental habits and other outdoor activities both in the school and home environments. Several school gardens from the Houston and Austin areas will be featured. Connections between literacy and school gardens will also be explored. Lists of children's book that relate to gardening topics will be distributed.

Limit 35 adults.

 
For more information, please contact Round Rock Library, (512) 218-7007.
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