Eleanor Squire Library


The Eleanor Squire library is a surprising and delightful collection of beautiful and highly informative horticultural, botanical and gardening books. Most of the library’s assets are available for loan to members.

Events and Programs:

Book Club 2017

Please join us from 2:00 – 3:00 pm for lively discussions about gardening, botany, and all subjects celebrating life.

Please ask librarian for details at 216-707-2812

January 21: The Complete Adventures of Peter Rabbit by Beatrice Potter

March 11:  Garden Tales: Classic Tales from Favorite Writers

May 13:  Beatrix Potter: Artist, Storyteller and Countrywoman By Judy Taylor 

July 15:  At the Edge of the Orchard by Tracy Chevalier

September 16:  Onward and Upward in the Garden by Katherine S. White

November 4:  Seeds on Ice by Carly Fowler; 2018 selections

Upcoming Library Events

September 17: Cleveland Antiquarian Book and Paper Show
Join the Eleanor Squire Library and other book dealers of old and rare books at Cleveland’s only rare book show. At Shaker Heights Country Club 3300 Courtland Blvd., 10am – 5pm

September 30: Ohio Gardening Resources 2 - 3pm
Comprehensive regional information compiled by the horticultural team at Cleveland Botanical Garden covering soil conditions, composting, hardiness zones, nutrients, and favorite plant selections. Librarian Gary Esmonde will also review print resources, events, and local contacts to assist beginning gardeners and new residents to northeastern Ohio.

October 14: Herb Show Book Sale
Book and print sale of herbs in conjunction with Western Reserve Society’s annual celebration of everything “herbs.”

October 27-29: Fall Book Sale
Annual fall sale of thousands of gardening, botanical and horticulture books for sale. Botanical prints available as well. Modestly priced, great deals!

November 11-12: Holiday and Cookbook Sale (in library)
Cookbooks, crafts, kids, & holiday books plus new,1st editions, & rare books all in time for the holiday season.

December 4: Circlefest
Special sale of modestly priced gardening books in celebration of Circlefest.

December 8-10: Botanical Print and Book Sale (in library)
Special three day sale of botanical and art prints plus gift, rare and collectible books (on all subjects).

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