Earth Day is celebrated around the globe on April 22 to support environmental protection. Join us all month for programs in celebration of the earth, science and community. Meet your neighbors, activate your green thumb, connect with nature and make a lasting impact.
Swap seeds with local gardeners, donate seeds and begin activating your own garden. April 15, 11–5 p.m., Main Library, 6th Floor Terrace
Create pretty planters during an easy hands-on craft that teaches the importance of caring for our planet. For kids age 5-12. April 18, 4 p.m., Merced Branch
David Schooley, the Bay Area's lifelong campaigner for protecting San Bruno Mountain, showcases his photos, poems and art. April 19, 7 p.m., Sunset Branch
The murder of a park ranger becomes a metaphor for the larger story of tension between Haiti and the Dominican Republic over illicit charcoal exploitation and mass deforestation. Stunning cinematography. April 21, 12–2:30 p.m. Main Library, Koret Auditorium
View an award-winning documentary about the growing threat of global warming to our Arctic region. April 26, 6 p.m. Potrero Branch