Children's Earth Day Books and Programs

A lot of children’s nature literature, though well-meaning, pushes a narrative of “it’s up to you to save the world!” The librarians behind the Blueberry Award share ideas for excellent Earth Day programs and book suggestions that inspire a love for nature in young people without inciting climate anxiety or fear.

Operation Gardeners' Advisory


Tulsa City-County Library offers free seed bundles all summer and fall with themes like "Container Friendly" and "Eat the Rainbow."

Going Green in Seabrook

Photograph of small green plants sprouting out from the dirt.

Going Green in Seabrook is a monthly program focused on sustainability and environmental topics.

Swap It Like It's Hot


More than 500 people attended this free (and earth-friendly) clothes-swap at a New Zealand library.