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In Memory of Lyn Sauter

Lyn SauterLyn Sauter (1938-2017) was the first librarian for the Miller Library, gathering together and organizing books and periodicals prior to the library’s opening in 1985.  She continued to be an engaged and active supporter for the rest of her life.  Listen to her memories, recorded in 2011, of the challenges of creating a computer based catalog and the development of the early collection.

Art Exhibit: Colors of the West by Molly Hashimoto Nov. 6 - January 30th

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Local artist Molly Hashimoto returns to the Miller Library displaying original paintings and prints from her new book Colors of the West: an artist's guide to nature's palette.


Art Exhibit: Carbon Storylines by Rachel Lodge Feb. 1 - 28

Rachel Lodge

Rachel Lodge explores the carbon cycle through hand-drawn, science-based images and animation excerpts that explore the flow of carbon through natural systems as well as our own fossil fuel emissions.

Meet the artist at a reception on Thursday, February 1st from 5 to 7pm. More.


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With over 15,000 books on gardening techniques, garden design and history, native floras from around the world, and 400 magazine titles, the Miller Library has the most extensive horticulture collection in the Pacific Northwest. More about the Miller Library.

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Miller Charitable FoundationNorthwest Horticultural Society

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