A Seed Library is a collection of seeds that you can borrow to plant and grow your own food, herbs and flowers at home. After your plants mature and "go to seed," you save the seeds and return them to the library so they can be shared with others. 



What is a Seed Library?

Do I Have to Return Seeds?

No, if your plants don't grow or you don't know how to save seeds it's okay.


How Do I Get Seeds?

You will need an active library card.

-Come into the Library.

-Fill our the Seed Library Membership Form.

-Choose your seeds.

-Check out.


-Attend classes (seed library summer series)

-Save Seeds.

-Return Seeds.


How Many Seeds Can I Get?

15 Packets of Seeds per household



Text 231-216-8942

to speak to a librarian. 

426 S. Michigan Ave.

Big Rapids, MI 49307

Phone (231) 796-5234

Fax (231) 796-1078

Library Hours
Monday           10am-5pm
Tuesday           11am-7pm
Wednesday     10am-5pm
Thursday          11am-7pm
Friday               10am-5pm 
Saturday           9am-12pm
Sunday                Closed