Schaumburg Llibrary to Hold Environmental Fair in May

  • Young and old alike enjoy the interactive booths and programs at the 2016 Environmental Fair held at the Schaumburg Library. This year's fair will take place on Saturday, May 20. See article for details. Susan Miura

    Young and old alike enjoy the interactive booths and programs at the 2016 Environmental Fair held at the Schaumburg Library. This year's fair will take place on Saturday, May 20. See article for details. Susan Miura

 
 
Updated 5/2/2017 7:36 AM

All ages can experience environmental demos, workshops and programs during the Environmental Fair from Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 20 at the Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Rd., Schaumburg. Cosponsored by the library and Village of Schaumburg's Environmental Committee, the fair will take place throughout the library. Visitors will have the opportunity to see how rain effects pollutants by trying the interactive Watershed Model, create power by using the Energy Bike, visit booths from many environmental organizations and meet the Tomato Lady. During this event, the library will have recycle bins in the lobby for unwanted keys, cell phones and eyeglasses. These collections will only take place the day of the Environmental Fair.

Special free events requiring registration will include "Backyard Birds and Bird Feeding" from Noon to 1 p.m. in the Rasmussen North Room, and "Clouds, thunderstorms and Tornadoes, Oh My" from Noon to 1 p.m. in the Rasmussen South Room. "Attracting Pollinators with Native Plants" will be presented from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in Rasmussen North, while "Powering Your Home with the Sun" will be held from 2-3 p.m. in the Adult Classroom. To register, call (847) 923-3347 or visit the Information Desk on the library's second floor.

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