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Gardening and worm composting

The how to's and whys of composting.

We now have a lunch and learn program for those wanting to  learn how to worm farm!

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Charles H Stone Memorial Library
319 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC

Meet the Farmer

Im Dewey Sturdivant, Assistant Branch Librarian.

I've taught vermiculture (worm farming) for almost 25 years.

Please contact me for a Lunch and Learn during the week.


Worm Books

Diary of a Worm

How to eat fried worms

Dirt Don't Hurt

Samson the Earthworm

The Adventures of Willie Worm

Nat the Gnat


Book List

North Carolina School Library Media Association

Elementary Battle of the Books




A Long Walk to Water

Linda Sue Park

A Nest for Celeste

Henry Cole


Katherine Applegate

Fish in a Tree

Lynda Mullaly Hunt

Greetings From Nowhere

Barbara O’Connor


Audrey Couloumbis

Love, Ruby Lavender

Deborah Wiles


Ingrid Law

Smells Like Dog

Suzanne Selfors

The Homework Machine

Dan Gutman

The Key to Extraordinary

Natalie Lloyd

The League of Seven

Alan Gratz

The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg

Rodman Philbrick

The Tale of Despereaux

Kate DiCamillo

The Year of the Dog

Grace Lin

Tuesdays at the Castle

Jessica Day George


Gordon Korman

Woods Runner

Gary Paulsen




Monday  9:00 am-8:00 pm


Tuesday 8:30 am-5:30 pm

Wednesday 8:30 am-5:30 pm

Thursday 8:30 am-5:30 pm

Friday 12:00 noon-5:30 pm

Saturday 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Gardening tips

What to do now fall is here.

Start your raking and add all your leaf and grass litter to your compost heaps. Remember to add some to the worm beds. Make sure you add brown(dead leaves and grass) litter to the green matter, your worms like equal amounts!