Tagged Animals and Nature

Bat Night: An International Celebration of the Role of Bats in Nature

Join us for some batty fun!  This is your chance to learn more about these fascinating nocturnal creatures.  We'll listen to thier chirping on our Bat Seeker - Echolocation device.  Learn why bats matter and how we…

The Arborists of Philadelphia's Parks & Recreation

An Exhibition in the Business Resource and Innovation Center (2nd floor) April 24 - September 15, 2018 Throughout Spring and Summer every corner of the Free Library of Philadelphia will be taking inspiration from In Our Nature: Flora…

In Our Nature: Flora and Fauna of the Americas

An Exhibition in the Rare Book Department's William B. Dietrich Gallery (3rd floor) April 9 - September 15, 2018 The ecology of the Western Hemisphere has been shaped by human intervention. Landscapes and wildlife have been helped,…

Saturday Stroll

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger…

Nature Storytime

Join us for stories inspired by the natural world.

Exhibition - Dog Days

Originally named by the ancient Greeks for the appearance of the dog star Sirius in late July, the “dog days” of summer are often associated with the lazy heat of August and the heavy panting of our four-legged friends. Take…

Fun in the Sun!

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103…

Saturday Stroll

Calling all Nature Explorers! Join us for a Saturday Stroll from Kingsessing Library to Bartram's Garden. Explore nature themes along the walk. Enjoy FREE Boating at Bartram's Garden from 11 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Children younger…

Fun in the Sun!

Step outside the 20th Street entrance for fun outdoor activities - in the sun and the shade!  Sunscreen provided; all ages. Parkway Central Library Children's Department Ground Floor, 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103…

Kids InfoBits *

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids…

GREENR - Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources *

GREENR, Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources, offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies. GREENR provides news, background information, video, commentaries,…

BBC Animals

Find your favourite animals, where and how they live, the latest news about them and who's filming them right now.

Honeybees

The third Saturday in August is National Honeybee Day, a day to celebrate this small but vital insect. Philadelphians should be especially proud; the modern beehive, known as the Langstroth hive, was invented in the City of Brotherly…