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KIDS

Check out an Adventure Backpack...
Then Get Outside and Explore!

Make it more than a walk in the woods. The Library backpacks with all the tools you need to explore the great outdoors, or just a nearby city park.

No experience required—just check out a backpack of your choice with your library card. There are six kinds of backpacks that families with elementary-age children can enjoy for a three-week checkout:

Adventure Backpack: Animals

Adventure Backpack: Birdwatching

 

Adventure Backpack: Bugs!

Adventure Backpack: Geology

Adventure Backpack: Nature Exploration

Adventure Backpack: Plants



The Nature Exploration and Birdwatching Adventure backpacks were funded by Gregory S. Beard and the Republic Walmart, and developed by the staff of the Springfield-Greene County Library District.

The Animals and Plants Adventure Backpacks were partially funded by the Republic Walmart and developed by the staff of the Springfield-Greene County Library District.