The Gardener's Library

Ingham County Fair Competitive Exhibits

MicrosoftTeams-image (36).pngThese competitive exhibits give you a chance to show off your season's hard work, and possibly win a prize! There are dozens of categories for indoor and outdoor gardeners to enter. Check them out here

Things can get a bit crowded at the library, so we weeded out the excess. Showcasing the resources for those of you with a fondness for foliage, hooked on herbs, or partial to plants of all kinds.

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MasterClass Presents Ron Finley Teaches Gardening

Community activist and self-taught gardener Ron Finley shows you how to garden in any space, nurture your plants, and grow your own food in this engaging video series.

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Horticulture & Crops Reading List

Check out a few titles featuring a wide variety of topics, such as herbs, beekeeping, sugaring and more.

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Seed Library

Saving and sharing seeds helps feed communities and preserves cultural heritage. CADL joins with libraries across the state each year to promote growing and sharing seeds. We have free seeds available at select CADL branches.


Library of Things

Check out a measuring wheel, birdwatching kit, digiscope, outdoor games and so much more.