Take a Hike with Our New Nature Exploration Backpacks

Thanks to a partnership between the Library of Virginia, Virginia State Parks and the Science Museum of Virginia. Henrico County Public Library now has Nature Exploration Backpacks available for check out.  Each backpack checks out for 14 days and contains information and materials to make a trip to one of Virginia’s 36 state parks a fun learning experience for the entire family.NatureKitContents

Each Backpack contains the following:

  • Parking Pass for free parking/entrance to all Virginia State Parks
  • Pocket Naturalist Bugs and Slugs Guide
  • Pocket Naturalist Animal Tracks Guide
  • Pocket Naturalist Virginia Birds Guide
  • Pocket Naturalist Mammals Guide
  • Pocket Naturalist Virginia Trees & Wildflowers Guide
  • Port-A-Bug Field Observation Container
  • Big Foot Leave No Trace Ethics Card
  • Magnifying Lens
  • Dip Net
  • Activities

Check our catalog for availability and check out your backpack on reserve today.