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 2016

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 16:  The Man Who Created Paradise by Gene Logsdon
The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono

March 12:  Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Graham

June 18: The Botany of Desire: A Plant's -Eye View of the World by Michael Pollan

August 20: From the Ground Up: The Story of a First Garden by Amy Stewart

October 15:  What Has Nature Ever Done For Us  by Tony Jupiter

December 3: Garden Tales: Classic Stories From Favorite Writers

July - August 2016 Schedule of Events

July 15-17        Book Collectors' Special   (free during Garden hours)

-An annual sale in the Eleanor Squire Library featuring hundreds of collectible books including gardening, history, science, art, children's and literature. Includes 1st editions, rarities and original botanical prints.

July 30              Library Program: Johnny Applessed (2:00-3:00PM)

-Johnny Appleseed was responsible for planting thousands of apple trees in early rural Ohio for nearly 50 years. Who was he? Librarian Gary Esmonde will present a slide presentation exploring the life and myths of this favorite pioneer nurseryman, missionary and folk legend. Registration required. $5 members, $15 nonmembers.

August 26-28    Back to School Special (free during Garden hours)

-Browse through hundreds of books that include not only horticulture and gardening titles, but literature, children's, history, art, religion, fiction and sciences modestly priced just in time for the new school year. Plus a special selection of collectible, rare and first editions.                                                       

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