Book to Action: LIVE! With Locals

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Join us on Instagram Live to hear about regenerative gardening from Paloma Avila and Levi Brewster of the Arlington Garden in Pasadena!

Live on social media, hear from local experts on topics like the Bobcat Fire, Canyon Park, native plant conservation, recycling, and more! There will be time for some Q+A, so make sure to join us live to get your questions answered. Follow us on Instagram @monrovialibrary to get ready to join our live interviews! Recordings will be made available afterwards.

Book to Action 2021

Our 2021 Book to Action event series has begun! 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. Reserve your copy of the book here or call or text the Library. 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.