WELCOME TO THE 2020 BEAVER AREA MEMORIAL LIBRARY GARDEN TOUR
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Our annual event continues in virtual form with the help and generosity of many volunteers. While things look a bit different this year, we hope you'll enjoy.
Special thanks to the following gardeners and volunteers:
Carol Fryday and David Ross
Trish Erzen and Family
Raelynn O'Leary and Family
Doris Grivna and Family
Kimberly Thonie and the Beaver County Master Gardeners Vegetable and Herb Demonstration Garden
Bob and Joanna Jackson
A Message from Our Director
For twenty-four years, the Friends of the Library have sponsored the annual garden tour. In past years, visitors would enjoy a self- guided tour of five or six featured gardens in Beaver and surrounding areas. They could go at their own pace and the gardeners would point out highlights of each of the gardens. Often the visitors would walk to the libraries located in downtown Beaver. Every year there was a special theme such as “This Garden Rocks”, “Garden Art” or “Fairy Gardens.” Attendees were treated to cookies and punch at the library. The event would not be possible without the help from the Friends of the Library, the staff, and the generous visitors who contributed to the event.
Our annual garden tour is one of four fundraisers the Friends of the Library sponsors throughout the year. any money that we make will be used towards capital projects including landscaping, bathroom upgrades, and painting.
Penn State Extension 4-H in Beaver County
The Beaver Area Memorial Library has partnered with the Penn State Extension 4-H in Beaver County for the past several years. This collaboration has brought many popular programs to our community including a Kitchen Chemistry Camp, a Backyard Explorers Camp, Earth Day Activities, and a Cloverbuds Sampler. In the video, Jen McKinley shares our plans for the future and a preview of the new Pollinator Garden at the library.