Editor’s Note: This story was originally published on Omaha.com
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Earth Day is celebrated April 22, making April a good time to boost awareness about going green. Learn more about going green at these free Omaha Public Library programs.
Green Cleaning: Learn how to create easy, eco-friendly cleaning products for your home; 6:30 p.m. today at the Millard Library, 13214 Westwood Lane, 402-444-4848; and 4 p.m. April 13 at Charles B. Washington Library, 2868 Ames Ave., 402-444-4849.
Green Body Care: Learn how to make your own salt- or sugar-based body scrubs; 1 p.m. April 13 at the South Omaha Library, 2808 Q St., 402-444-4850; 5 p.m. April 23 at the Abrahams Library, 5111 N. 90th St., 402-444-6284 (for teens); 1 p.m. April 27 at the Sorensen Library, 4808 Cass St., 402-444-5274 (for teens).
DIY Recycled Bracelet Craft: Transform an unwanted T-shirt into a colorful bracelet; 6 p.m. today at the Florence Library, 2920 Bondesson St., 402-444-5299 (for teens).
Green Cleaning & Body Care: Learn how to create green cleaning and body care products at home; 3 p.m. April 25 at the Sorensen Library.
Some events require registration or have recommended ages for participation. For detailed descriptions or to register, visit omahalibrary.org or call the hosting library.
– by Sue Story Truax
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