Special Events

A Celebration of Seeds: 8th Annual Seed Swap

Main (Oakland) - Curbside Service

Swap seeds, seedlings and perennials at the library. Bring your untreated, non-GMO seeds and plants to share or just pick up seeds donated by local gardeners, farmers and seed companies! Any guest bringing seeds will be eligible to enter a raffle of fun gifts from Phipps, Grow Pittsburgh and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

  • Free seeds and plants
  • Hands-on activities for children and teens
  • Seed Stories
  • Gardening experts
  • Workshops on seed starting and seed saving
  • Raffle eligibility for attendees who bring seeds to swap

Workshop schedule:

10:30 am:  Seed Starting Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room

11:30 am: Seed Saving Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room

12:30 pm: Organic Gardening Basics Workshop – North Wing Music Room

Seed Swap in the South Wing Reading Room/Oversized Room

Pop-up book discussion of Lab Girl as part of NEA Big Read presented by Duquesne University. Visit the First Floor for a free copy of the book!

This event is free, but registration is recommended.

Address

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main (Oakland), South Wing Reading Room

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh – Main (Oakland), South Wing Reading Room

4400 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh PA 15213

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