On Wednesday April 24 the Northfield Public Library welcomes Jim Beardsley of the Minnesota Rose Society. Mr. Beardsley, who has been growing roses since 1980 and has 200 roses in his own garden, is a Master Rosarian and accredited Rose Judge for the American Rose Society. He will present a program on hardy roses for Minnesota gardens. This program is free and open to the public. For more information or to make disability arrangements please call the library at 507-645-6606.