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Backpacks loaded with everything you need to explore nature are coming to a library near you!

 

Backpacks will be available at the local library soon - Submitted photos

After piloting the backpack program at the Wenatchee and Winthrop public libraries during the summer, North Central Regional Library is now expanding it to include all of Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties.

The backpacks contain a nature book, binoculars, compass, magnifying glass, trail maps, identification cards, insect catcher, measuring tape, and thermometer, as well as colored pencils to write and draw on a journal template. 

"The goal of the nature backpacks is to get our library patrons out the door to explore nature," said Heather Inczauskis, STEM outreach technici...



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