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Arboretum Library: For Children & Families
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The Arboretum Library contains a comprehensive collection of resources on gardening, botany, California native plant life, environmental issues, and some agriculture as these subjects relate to the plants native to and planted in Southern California.

Books with Bears!

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E-Books Galore!

Yes, we are pushing E-books since they are easy for Arboretum members to access.  Take advantage of these wonderful books for kids and their families below.  The instructions are here.  The E-books are available to Arboretum members only. You can join today from anywhere and work with the Arboretum's membership office to get a temporary membership number.  For all the children's E-Books in the Arboretum Library collection click here. For the new children's E-Books with descriptions, see below.

New E-Books for Children

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