Over the past few months, the volunteers donated their time and energy to weeding, planting and assisting with programming for the reading garden, also donating handmade stands for the garden earth boxes.SARASOTA COUNTY – The North Sarasota Public Library has established a new partnership with the Returned Peace Corps Volunteers of Gulf Coast Florida, which recently assisted the library with maintaining and enhancing the library’s reading garden.
“Their donations have helped to provide consistent programs in the reading garden, and library staff have been able to share the joy of gardening and nature with children,” said Library Manager Mary Brown.
Founded in 1979 and headquartered in Washington, D.C., the National Peace Corps Association (NPCA) is the nonprofit alumni network at the center of a vibrant community of 220,000 people who share the Peace Corps experience. NPCA champions lifelong commitment to Peace Corps ideals by connecting, engaging and promoting its members and affiliate groups as they continue to make a difference in communities in the U.S. and abroad, according to the organization’s website.
North Sarasota Public Library is located at 2801 Newtown Blvd., Sarasota.
For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000 or visit www.scgov.net.