Sunday, September 29, 2013

Free Museum Passes!

Did you know that your library card also helps you with free entrance to three popular area museums? The King County Library System has partnered with Bellevue Art Museum, Washington State History Museum and KidsQuest Children's Museum to offer free passes.




To learn more and register for your free passes, please visit:


Sunday, September 15, 2013

Sustainable Yards, Gardens & Food Systems

Sustainable Event Poster

Join the City of Redmond and Redmond Library for an
Autumn Speakers Day on Saturday, September 21st from 11:00am to 4:30pm at the library. Sustainable Yards, Gardens & Food Systems is an opportunity for you to connect with local experts on topics including container gardening, backyard chicken husbandry, soil care and healthful food. Learn and share best practices for sustainable and environmentally-friendly gardens and meals.

Local experts from UW Botanical Gardens, Whole Foods Market, Keep It Simple Farm and many others will present valuable information about sustainable gardening and healthy food systems.  The event includes garden discussion, food demonstration (and samples), presentations, information tables, and a few raffles.  This is an all-day event at which you can attend a series of presentations, visit with representatives in the information venue, and stop by at your leisure. 

Featured speakers, among others:

  • Keynote: Patti Southard
    Project Manager
    King County GreenTools
  • Mellina White-Cusack
    Marketing and Community Relations Team Lead
    Whole Foods Market
  • Tad Hussey
    Owner and Manager
    Keep It Simple Farm
  • Jessica Farmer
    Continuing Education Coordinator
    University of Washington Botanic Gardens

Learn more at or by contacting Kimberly Dietz, 425-556-2415.