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Art Exhibit: Lake, Lattice, Stone: Requiem for a Garden by Lollie Groth July 23 Ė September 3

print by Lollie Groth

Please join us for the artist's reception on Thursday July 23rd from 5:00 to 7:00pm in the Miller Library.

Lake, Lattice, Stone: Requiem for a Garden seeks to celebrate the artist's motherís northwest garden as well as the neighborhood of Union Bay and the marsh she grew up on, and walked past on her way to classes at the UW in the early nineteen forties. Through image and text, through monotype and artifact, journal entries and poems, a celebration of a gardenís life takes form. Lollie (Lali) Groth is a printmaker and mixed media artist who has shown extensively in Hawaii. In 2009 she received the John Young Award for Excellence in Monotype from Honolulu Printmakers. Currently, she lives on Vashon Island and works out of the studio at Quartermaster Press.

Top twenty most-borrowed items since January 2014

book cover photoLooking at data since January 2014, more than half of our most popular items are the work of local or regional authors. Our library users study native plants and wildlife. Books for children are also well-used, as are curriculum materials.

The most popular book is Encyclopedia of northwest native plants for gardens and landscapes by Kathleen Robson, Alice Richter and Marianne Filbert.

Discover the other top 19 books in the May issue of Leaflet.

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Story Program

WHO: Kids ages 3 to 8 and their parents.
WHAT: Enjoy stories about plants and nature.
WHEN: Monthly.
COST: Free!

Special Extended Library Hours

The library stays open until 7pm before scheduled Northwest Horticultural Society lectures. Lectures are open to the public, $5 members, $10 non-members.

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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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