Nature Exploration Kits & Birding Backpacks

Feed your child's curiosity by learning about the outdoors as you explore. These circulating sets are great for children and caregivers of all ages.

Backpacks can be checked out for 14 days. Call your local library for more information, or visit the catalog to place a hold on the backpack of your choice.

Nature Exploration Kits

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Backpacks contain:

  • Parking Pass for free parking/entrance to all Virginia State Parks
  • Pocket Naturalist guides:
  • Bugs and Slugs
  • Animal Tracks
  • Virginia Birds
  • Mammals
  • Virginia Trees & Wildflowers
  • Port-A-Bug Field Observation Container
  • Magnifying Lens
  • Dip Net
  • Laminated activity cards

Visit the catalog to place a hold on a Nature Backpack.

Birding Backpacks

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Backpacks contain:

  • Pair of child-size binoculars
  • Assorted picture books about birds and birdwatching
  • Easy-to-use field guide of Eastern birds
  • Laminated activity cards

Visit the catalog to place a hold on a Birding Backpack.

Stop by our children’s departments for your very own starter Birding Life List and information on Henrico parks located on the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail.

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