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Duluth Public Library
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

A tax-supported service
of the City of Duluth

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Duluth Public Seed Lending Library

Duluth Seed Library

About the Seed Library

The Duluth Seed Lending Library is one of the first in Minnesota.
Come in to borrow your seeds today!  

Seed Library Cabinet

Frequently Asked Questions 
Our Values and Goals 
How to Use the Seed Library 
Seed Saving Guidelines 
Guidelines for Returning Seeds
The Lake Superior Good Food Charter 




The Duluth Seed Library is made possible by financial support received from the University of Minnesota's Regional Sustainable Development Partnership.



Spring and Summer Events

Herbs to Spice Up Your Garden Thursday, April 10 at 12:15 pm - This 30-minute “brown-bag” lunch session is presented by a U of MN Extension Master Gardener. Held in the Main Library Gold Room.

Seed Saving with Kids: A workshop for parents, teachers, & mentors Thursday, May 29 from 6 to 7:15 pm - Bonnie Ambrosi will talk about fun ways to involve children in the seed saving process. Great ideas with fun crafts, songs, and stories!

Seed Library Meet & Greet Thursday, July 10 from 5 to 7 pm - Come in and meet your fellow gardeners for a fun evening of garden related discussion, crafts, and tasty treats! Held in the Main Library Green Room.

Make Your Own Seed Saving Screens July 24th from 6 to 7:30 pm - Seed screens help make cleaning seed easy and efficient. In this free class participants will learn to make quality wooden framed screens that can be used for years to come. Each person will leave with one finished set of two screens (a sieve and a scalper). Taught by Jahn Hibbs, Executive Director of the Duluth Community Garden Program. Held in the Main Library Green Room.

Seed Saving Resources

About Different Types of Seeds
How to Save Vegetable Seeds
Our Resource List


Seed Saving

Gardening Books
for Kids


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