Bountiful Backyards on May 18

Paris Public Library will host a free University of Illinois Extension webinar at 6:30pm on Thursday, May 18.

Growing your own small fruits has become increasingly popular for the fresh taste and diverse cultivars available. Bountiful Backyards, taught by Extension Horticulture Educator Bruce Black, will cover the basics from selection and planting to management and pruning for longevity and best producing small fruits.

Pre-registration is appreciated but not required. Call the Extension office at 465-8585 or sign up online.

Storytimes to break for summer

Mother Goose on the Loose will wrap up on April 27. Saturday morning Romp & Rhyme storytime ended on April 22. Look for some preschool programs in June and the return of storytimes in the Fall.