Books in Bloom

Join Rebecca Parmer, director of the library, for a celebration of all things green, growing, and blooming. From 18th-century natural histories and gardening guides to 20th-century seed catalogs and rare autochrome photographs, you’ll explore some of our favorite botanical collections.

Discover the history, context, and meaning of the library’s rare books, manuscripts, and archives through discussion with staff and up-close engagement with collections. Free. Reservations required; limited to 15 participants. 

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