[ October 30, 2012; 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] October 30, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road
Monona Public Library and The Natural Step Monona bring you family-focused fun. A story from Karen Wendt, a “Water Cycle Dance,” water quiz, take home art project, and more. This Year of Water event will be interactive, educational, and a hoot! PLEASE NOTE [...]
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The Sustainability Section at the Monona Public Library will be five years old in November 2012. Thanks go to all the many organizations and people who have contributed time, money, and materials to see this collection become the valuable community resource that it is!
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[ June 28, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 12, 2012; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. August 7, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] For field trips, that is! The nine community partners in Green Tuesdays & Thursdays offer you three field trips this summer.[caption id="attachment_2341" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Amber Arnold"][/caption]
June 28-Fitchburg Fields:
6:30 p.m. presentation, 7:30 p.m. garden tour. Learn about and then see this center for teaching and practicing small-scale, organic agriculture and sustainable living. Presentation at Fitchburg [...]
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An event for those who want to go out and change the world but can’t find a babysitter.
By Melissa Zietz
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By Heather Gates
The Sustainability Section at the Monona Public Library will be four years old next month. Many people helped form, support, and grow the collection and it has become a solid asset in our ever-improving library. It is a birthday worth celebrating.
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[ September 13, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] “Waterlife” follows the epic cascade of the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. From the icy cliffs of Lake Superior to the ornate fountains of Chicago to the sewers of Windsor, this feature-length documentary tells the story of the last huge supply (20 per cent) of fresh water on Earth.
The source of drinking water, fish [...]
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[ December 13, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] “How to Boil a Frog” is an eco-comedy that mixes rapid-fire humor and hard-hitting facts to show the consequences of “overshoot” — too many people using up too little planet — and what it means for our future. With an ‘Everyman’ approach, smart writing, world-class experts, and humor, “How to Boil a Frog” shows the [...]
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[ November 29, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Kurt Reinhold of Solar Connections. Learn how you can join with neighbors to create your own neighborhood-scale solar cooperative or multi-home group solar project. Find out how Kurt takes advantage of time-of-use pricing on the energy he generates, how he charges an electric vehicle with rooftop solar panels, and more.
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road.
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[ November 8, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Winterizing Your Home with Chad Speight of Chad’s Carpentry. The typical US home consumes twice the energy it should. A properly sealed and ventilated home is more comfortable, healthier, more durable, and much cheaper to heat and cool. Learn the difference between insulation and air sealing, and important tips to make your home a better [...]
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[ October 11, 2011; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] “Gasland” (film). The largest domestic natural gas drilling boom in history has swept across the United States. The Halliburton-developed drilling technology called “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing has unlocked a “Saudia Arabia of natural gas” just beneath us. But is fracking safe? When filmmaker Josh Fox is asked to lease his land for drilling, he embarks [...]
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