• Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

2017 Yankton Seed Library Classes

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library-seed-library-logo2017 Launch Celebration

January 10, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
January 10, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • Introducing our theme...Pollinator Power!
  • Presentation, demonstrations and tastings
  • Seed Library orientation; membership sign-ups

 

Making Your Yard a Welcome Space for Pollinators

Xerces Handout

February 7, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
February 7, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • Guest speaker on bees
  • This will be a hands-on class where you will make a Mason Bee house
  • All participants receive a packet of pollinator mix seeds

 

Youth Class: The Pollinator

February 9, 2017 3:45-4:45 p.m., Library OR
February 9, 2017 6:00 -7:00 p.m., Library

  • What is a pollinator? Why do we want them?
  • Make a pollinator home for your yard

 

Composting for Fuel

March 14, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
March 14, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • How composting works
  • Keys to successful composting
  • Natural fertilizers that help pollinators

 

Ready, Set, Go!

April 11, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
April 11, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • Garden planning with pollinators in mind
  • Preparing your soil
  • Seed starting and planting

 

How to Read Your Plants

May 9, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
May 9, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • How to plant the most in the smallest space
  • How to keep your plants healthy
  • Pruning

 

Youth Class: Plant Care

May 11, 2017 3:45-4:45 p.m., Library OR
May 11, 2017 6:00 -7:00 p.m., Library

  • Basic plant care
  • Plant a 5 gallon garden

 

Bad Bug/Good Bug

June 13, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
June 13, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • Natural ways to control bad bugs, but keep your good bugs
  • Bats are your friends and the mosquitos’ enemy!
  • Keeping your garden safe for pollinators

 

Youth Class: What’s Next

June 13, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
June 13, 2017 6:30-7:30 p.m., Library

  • Trouble shooting garden problems
  • When is the produce on your plant ready to eat?

 

“What is a weed? A plant whose virtues have not yet been discovered.” Ralph Waldo Emmerson

July 11, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
July 11, 2017 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Library

  • Covers, don’t let them start
  • Natural killers
  • Time after time

 

Seed Saving and Sharing

August 8, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
August 8, 2017 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Library




  • Drying and saving seeds
  • Donating to the Seed Library
  • Demonstration of wet and dry seed processing

 

Your Empty Garden Spot Makes a Nice Home

Pheasants Forever Pollinator Presentation

September 12, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
September 12, 2017 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Library

  • Wrapping up your garden beds
  • Making winter habitats
  • Looking ahead to next spring; crop rotation

 

Bee Proactive

October 10, 2017 1-2 p.m., Library OR
October 10, 2017 6:30 -7:30 p.m., Library

  • Presentation by Merle Brandt, local bee keeper
  • The importance of pollination for the garden and beyond
  • Protecting the pollinators

 

 

 

Contact

Yankton Community Library
515 Walnut Street
Yankton, South Dakota 57078
Telephone: 605-668-5275
Fax: 605-668-5277

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