Tour of the George W. Hawkes Central Library. Gather at the entrance to tour this silver LEED-certified building.
The tour will include an overview of the plaza, which has 50 trees, more than 1,500 native plants and a rainwater riverbed feature. Inside, there is the sustainability shop that sells used books, eco-friendly office supplies, tote bags and water bottles. There is also a seed library that started with more than 1,000 packets of seeds that can be checked out. The 3rd floor includes a butterfly garden and a Sun Club Garden that has native plants, which are rainwater fed. The roof boasts a solar array.
Parking: Street parking on Center and a parking garage across the street from the main entrance.