Earth Day 2021

Celebrate Earth Day with these upcoming events, book lists, and more!

Let’s Make the Earth Happy Virtual Program!
sat – apr 24 – 1:00 pm

In honor of Earth Day we will play games, read stories and listen to poetry that discusses different ways and things we can do to keep the Earth happy and things that makes the Earth sad.

Starting April 20, be sure to visit the Whitehaven Branch Library to pick up your Let’s Make the Earth Happy Take Home Kit (while supplies last) which we will work on during the virtual program. This will be a fun educational event you will not want to miss! 

Recyclable Collages – Community Service Kit
fri – apr 30

Find recyclable materials and make something cool. Cut them into shapes, paint them, glue them on to something, and create something fabulous! Come back to find some of your art decorating YA area! Pick up your instructions from the YA area at the Bartlett Library.


Watch this recorded virtual program where we interview Andreas Karelas, author of Climate Courage: How Tackling Climate Change Can Build Community, Transform the Economy, and Bridge the Political Divide in America.

earth day staff picks

Check out these selections from MPL Librarians. Put them on hold and pick them up from your favorite branch.

Earth Day for Kids
Climate Change

Go Green
Naturalists and Nature

gardening resources

Find information on our Seed Library, Books, eBooks, eMagazines, online reference and databases, and more.

world book entry on environmental pollution

Learn all about the types of pollution and play a Natural Resources game!


Investigate environmental issues with diverse perspectives from the scientific community, policymakers, and corporate interests.