Green Programs!

We have a ton of Earth Day and sustainable programs this month! There’s something for everyone, so read below to learn about what’s going on at and around the library!

Earth Day Celebration

On Saturday, April 17, we’re holding our Earth Day Celebration, with lots of different programs and videos for families to enjoy. The following is our Earth Day Celebration Schedule:

12:30 pm: Earth Day Story Time with Miss Karen

Tune in to our Facebook Live at 12:30 pm for a special Earth Day Story Time with Miss Karen!

1:00 pm: Trash to Treasure with Miss Windy (Please register!)

Raid your recycle bin and think outside the box to repurpose and invent with your family recyclables. Miss Windy will have some fun tips for you in this live event. Please register. The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one day prior to the event.

2:00 pm: Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Get out into nature and explore with our Earth Day Scavenger Hunt for families. Let us know what you find via social media! The Scavenger Hunt PDF can be downloaded here.

Other programs:

Earth Day Trivia: Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 pm

Join Lorie on Zoom and Kahoot for Trivia! Compete for a prize pack to be picked up via our curbside service. There will be a prize for the top live score. Email Lorie at for the invite link. You’ll need both Zoom and Kahoot (on separate devices) to play the live game.

Virtual Science Cafe on Green Energy: Thursday, April 22 at 1:00 pm

Grab a cup of coffee and join Stephanie for monthly virtual interviews and discussions with local science and industry leaders. This month, we will discuss Green Energy for Earth Day. Please visit our YouTube channel to join the discussion!

Create Your Own: Earth Day Recycled Crayon

Have broken crayons that you aren’t using? Why not repurpose them into new fun Earth Day crayons. Watch a how-to video on our Create Your Own YouTube playlist.

Sustainable Manlius Earthfest Series

Manlius Library has partnered with Sustainable Manlius to offer Sustainable Manlius EarthFest, a webinar series celebrating Earth Day to learn how we can help our environment while saving money. Please visit to register for these Zoom events. The following is the Earthfest Series schedule:

4/1: Here Comes the Sun

4/8: Let’s Talk Trash

4/15: Electrify Your Ride

4/22: Go Green! Save Green!

4/29: Get Pumped with Heat Pumps!