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A Celebration of Seeds: 11th Annual Seed Swap

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

collection of small green seedlings in paper cups

Swap seeds at the library! Bring your untreated, non-GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) seeds to share or just pick up seeds donated by local gardeners, farmers and seed companies! A new batch of seeds will be released every hour, on the hour. Any guest bringing seeds will be eligible to enter a prize of fun items from Phipps Conservatory, Grow Pittsburgh and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.  

Stop by to enjoy: 

  • Free seeds in the South Wing Reading Room 
  • A new batch of seeds will be released every hour, on the hour. 
  • “Ask a master gardener” table 
  • Workshops on seed starting, seed saving, and organic gardening in the North Wing Music Room 
  • Creative activities for children and teens 
  • Historic items on display and conversation with our Rare Books Specialist 
  • Film Screening of “Gather” and photobooth 
  • Sensory friendly space offered in the Director’s Office Conference Room 

Workshop schedule: 

10:30 am:  Seed Starting
11:30 am: Seed Saving
12:30 pm: Organic Gardening 

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Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh thanks our program partners: Phipps Conservatory and Grow Pittsburgh. 


March 4
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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CLP – Main (Oakland)
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213 United States
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