Category Archives: environment

Essential Oil Classes on Monday Nights Thru Summer

Between June 19th and August 28th, check out a demonstration/lecture about various topics concerning essential oils at the Library.  Kammy Ostrander, from Essentially Yours: Essential Oils and Vibrant Living, will be presenting these free classes on most Monday nights during … Continue reading

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“Ocean Debris & Recycling” Presentation: Tues. June 20th, 11:30am-12:30pm

Attend a fun Amcor-sponsored presentation on recycling on Tuesday, June 20th, from 11:30am-12:30pm in the Village Room (1 floor below the Library), as part of the Library’s summer reading program’s set of “Build a Better World”-themed events.  Amcor’s Dennis Kittel … Continue reading

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Free Environmental Movie of the Month: Seed – The Untold Story

The Stewards of Western Washtenaw present a free showing of the environmental documentary “Seed: The Untold Story” in the Village Room on Tuesday, May 23rd at 7pm.

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Pipeline Project

Local news reported recently that information regarding an anticipated interstate natural gas pipeline through Washtenaw County would be available at local libraries. Manchester District Library is not receiving updates on this project. However, the company will be updating documents at … Continue reading

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Biking and Walking Trail in Manchester, Michigan

What does the New York Central Railroad have to do with Manchester, Michigan in 2013? Plans to improve the former railroad bed into a shared-use walking and biking route through the Village limits are in progress now. A great deal … Continue reading

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Gas prices have fallen lately, but there are hints here and there that prices will rise again as the weather warms. Which means it’s a good time to remind local commuters about MiRideshare, the free carpooling service. MiRideshare recently expanded … Continue reading

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