Tag Archives: nature

Using Apps to Explore the Natural World | ALSC Blog

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An open air extension of the NYPL’s main branch, with free wi-fi? Yes please. NYPL Opening Temporary Outdoor Reading Room

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Butterflies in the library!

historyhobbit: A tiny patron decided that our butterflies need a book display and a sign encouraging people to check them out.

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From Caterpillar to Chrysalis

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and so it begins … . caterpillars … now chrysalis’

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Found Objects Art Project

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lanelibteens: Yesterday’s Found Object Art Project! love the inspiration from nature!

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Nature in as a whole tends to be a profoundly beautiful thing, but there are few things more magical than finding yourself under a canopy of trees in a tree tunnel on some warm summer evening. Whether they’re formed naturally, … Continue reading

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Garden program ideas

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thedailylaughs: Even broken things can still be beautiful. [via]

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Flower arrangements that look like book covers

Gorgeous! Could this be a possible library program??? 10 Flower Arrangements that Look Like YA Covers, from Epic Reads http://25.media.tumblr.com/43eab7d6b45aba1614c639f61618183c/tumblr_mpof9u0IN61qdlytco7_1280.jpg

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A Library Farm

takepart: Several years ago, the Northern Onondaga Public Library in Cicero, N.Y., was in an envious predicament: It owned some land and didn’t know what to do with it. While another library might have built a new wing on the half-acre … Continue reading

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theatlantic: ‘Nature Is a Powerful Teacher’: The Educational Value of Going Outside At more than 80 Boston public schools, teachers are moving the classroom outdoors. Read more. [Image: Christian Phillips Photography]

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