Book to Action: DIY Compost Bin

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Program Type:

Virtual Program, Workshop

Age Group:

Teen , Adults
Registration for this event is no longer open.
Allowed Ages: 16 to Over 18

Program Description

Event Details

Making your own garden dirt is cool. As a part of Book to Action, you can give new life to your kitchen scraps while giving your garden a sustainable, nutritious boost. The DIY compost bin kit comes with instructions and tips on how to best participate in composting.

This take-home activity is for adults and teens 16+. Supplies will be provided in assembled kits. Please allow for one kit per household. Sign-up for this event to reserve your kit and receive a Zoom invitation.


Book to Action 2021

Our 2021 Book to Action event series kicks off this Spring on Wednesday, April 21st! The theme this year is Sustainability and the chosen book is Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer. Call or text the Library to reserve a free copy to keep! Read the book along with us and participate in our event series to learn more about caring for our community and the planet. All ages are welcome to participate in Book to Action, though please note that all events are geared towards adults and teens.

Checkout the links below to learn more about the events we'll be hosting for Book to Action and to register:

Tuesdays + Fridays in April/May: LIVE! with Locals Instagram Interviews

4/21 Conversation with Josh Tickell of Kiss the Ground

4/24 Wildflower Seed Bomb Activity

5/1 Gather Film Screening

5/8 DIY Compost Bin

5/15 Wilder Than Wild Film Screening

5/27 Conversation on Conservation: Firescaping in Monrovia


Book to Action is a program of the California Library Association, supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.




The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.