Tagged Animals and Nature

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,…

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…

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.

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.

Make Your Own Adorable Safari Stuffed Animal

Enjoy a safari-themed storytime then make your own furry companion. Choose from a hippo, monkey, elephant, or tiger. Limited to 30 participants.  Please pre-register. This program is sponsored by the Tacony Community Development…

Zoo on Wheels – Around the World Safari

Enjoy the Philadelphia Zoo, right in your community. Intended for children ages 3-8 and their families, Zoo on Wheels emphasizes the importance of cultivating empathy and connecting with animals at a young age. This program is sponsored…

A Lesson in Greyhounds

In this interactive and engagining presentation we will earn about the breed's fascinating history and why has been an outstanding companion for centuries.  Children will have the opportunity to meet and greet a gentle,…

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.

Insectarium

The very popular Insectarium will be bringing a variety of insects, some that you can pet and even taste! Generously paid for by The Friends of Bustleton Library from a Philadelphia Activities Fund Grant!

Snake Party!

Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his favorite live snakes so we can get up-close-and-personal with these fascinating creatures.  You will learn about their behaviors and habitats, and have your questions answered. …

Nature Storytime

Join us for stories inspired by the natural world.

Scales, Feathers, and Fur

Learn which adaptations make birds, mammals, and reptiles different. Students learn about classification and how animals use their unique characteristics to survive.  Presented by the Center for Aquatic Sciences at Adventure…

Juneberry Joy Celebration

Join The Philadelphia Orchard Project, Food Everyone Deserves & Fikira Bakery for a special Juneberry Joy collaboration. Commonly referred to as the Juneberry, Serviceberry, Shadbush, Saskatoon, and more, Amelanchier berries taste…

Snake Party!

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin,…

Snake Party!

Kick off our Summer of Wonder with some slithery fun! Snake expert Scott Prior will bring some of his large collection of favorite live snakes - all harmless!  He'll show us some interesting traits such as shedding skin,…

GreenFILE *

GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution,…

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…