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The LPL Seed Library is back for 2022! Seed Library Kits will be available at both desks and in the Drive-Thru starting Friday, April 15th. Kits will include an assortment of flower and veggie seed packets. The first 100 cardholders to pick up their kits will receive a deluxe version, including a Rite-In-The-Rain notebook and other goodies. One per household please. Everyone who picks up a kit will receive a ticket for prize drawings in June. Extra chances can be earned by participating in the 2022 LPL Seed Library Challenge on Beanstack. Sign up at longviewlibrary.beanstack.org starting April 15th!

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Seed Library Resources

Easy Save Guide: Quick list of tips for saving seeds.
Planting Guide for the Maritime Northwest: A handy planting guide provided by Uprising Seeds.
Saving Seeds: Where to Start: More information about saving seeds from the Seed Savers Exchange.
Gardening & Horticulture Onefile: Log in with your library card to find millions of articles on the practical and scientific aspects of horticulture studies. For all horticultural enthusiasts.
LPL Seed Library on Facebook
LPL Seed Library on Instagram
Garden Talk with Austin: Austin shares garden tips from in this series of video chats from the Library garden.

Seed Library Presents

Butterflies of the Cowlitz-Columbia with Robert Michael Pyle

Seed Library Book Collection

About the LPL Seed Library

The Seed Library is a collection of seeds and books that can be checked out with a Longview Public Library card. Those who check out seeds, especially those marked "Easy Save", are encouraged to save seeds to help maintain and grown our collection. Seed checkouts are available in spring, summer, and fall. Seed Library books and other resources are available year round.

Mission Statement: The LPL Seed Library seeks to provide seed as an accessible and affordable public resource, promote biodiversity and local adaptation, educate patrons and the public on topics surrounding agriculture and horticulture, and develop a community and culture of self reliance, sustainability, and generosity.

The Purpose of the LPL Seed Library is to:

For more information about the LPL Seed Library, please call 360.442.5310 or email us.

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