Longwood Gardens Community Read

The Strasburg-Heisler and Quarryville libraries were again invited to participate in Longwood Garden’s Community Read.

For the past two years of the Community Read, the staff has selected books in conjunction with the reopening of the Main Fountain Garden designed by  Pierre du Pont. This year’s Community Read explores—and explains— the science, technology, and engineering concepts inherent in our world today.

The Way Things Work Now explains complex processes in a humorous and accessible style, accompanied by engaging illustrations. Author David Macaulay’s idea for the book series stems from an innate curiosity to know how things work, and wanting to leave readers with a sense of curiosity to know more.

In Rosie Revere, Engineer author Andrea Beaty tells the story of Rosie, a little girl with dreams of becoming an engineer. “Where some people see rubbish, Rosie Revere sees inspiration. Alone in her room at night, shy Rosie constructs great inventions from odds and ends.”

Check our website calendar in March for programs, workshops, and events for children and adults alike. You could win tickets to Longwood Gardens too!