What is the Seed Library?


Please note:

Services are currently limited. To get seeds, place holds in the online calendar, and we will get them ready for pickup.


The Seed Library is a collection of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds that you can borrow from to plant and grow at home. Our seed collection depends on donations and seasonality. You'll see different seeds available at different times, so check in frequently to see what's available.

See the list of libraries that have seed collections you can browse. If your library does not have a collection, you can place holds in the catalog and have the seeds sent for pick up at the library of your choice. 

Learn more on our Welcome page, and browse through all our resources, news, tips, and events on the Seed Library page!

Download our brochure to learn:

  • What is the Seed Library
  • Why we save seeds
  • All about choosing and borrowing seeds
  • How to save and share seeds from your garden
  • What are some helpful seed saving resources to get you started
  • How to stay connected with the Seed Library community

View in full screen