Delaware Libraries

Nature Society Summer Programs

Summer Library Challenge 2017

Delaware Nature Society at Delaware Libraries
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New Castle County:

Presented by Ashland Nature Center
Frog and Toad Together: Dragons and Giants
Author: Arnold Lobel

Reading a book about fearsome dragons and giants makes Frog and Toad wonder if they are brave. The two best friends decide to find out by climbing a mountain! Learn how friends help make things better as we follow their adventures, then meet the live versions of our heroes, along with some of the other creatures they encounter on their journey.

Velma Glatch and the Way Cool Butterfly
Author: Alan Madison

As Velma Glatch begins first grade, she worries about being overshadowed by her older sisters’ accomplishments (or even being noticed at all). Velma’s love of science and a class trip to the Butterfly Conservatory change how she feels and definitely get her noticed! Hear Velma’s surprising story; meet live butterflies, caterpillars, and chrysalids; and learn how you can help make the world a better place for butterflies, starting in your own back yard.

Kent & Sussex County:

Presented by Abbott’s Mill Nature Center
Henry Builds a Cabin
Author:Donald B. Johnson

Build a rustic cabin with Henry as he explores the great outdoors! Join us to learn about wild animals that are native to Delaware.
Discover the habitats and homes of local reptiles, birds and mammals with live animals and taxidermy specimens.

For schedules of these events please visit the Nature Society Programs guide.

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For more fun this summer:

DASEF: Think it. Build it. Test it.
Arts in the Library
Summer Library Challenge