familY & community
Get Outside to Play and Learn Together!
From garden crafts to bug hunts in the Children's Garden, to Storytime and our Summer Reading Club at the Library, families with children of all ages will find something to enjoy
Want to visit the Garden with a community group? Fill out our Group Visit Request Form here.
To get the latest on programs, special guests, and new activities:
Bean Sprouts Family Days
Join us for Family Fun in the Children's Garden!
Dig, water, pick, build, explore and investigate in the Botanical Garden's "YES" space for kids!
Grab some tools at our welcome station or bring your own to work and play in the Garden.
Bean Sprouts Family Days is currently on hiatus. We will resume starting September 12 on Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10am-12pm, and Saturdays, 12-4pm.
Tuesday - Friday, 10am-2pm
All programs free of charge, no preregistration required
Family Activities & Resources
Initially designed for teachers but plenty of good activities to explore your own green spaces - backyards, parks, street trees, etc.
Make a bug that you remember seeing in your own backyard, neighborhood, or at the Garden.
Library staff created these subject guides to help parents, teachers, and young visitors find resources on popular gardening and horticultural topics.