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Grundy Library announces nature backpacks

The new initiative, a partnership with Heritage Conservancy, is intended to foster an appreciation of the Bristol Marsh and exploration of the great outdoors

The Margaret R. Grundy Memorial Library, 680 Radcliffe St., Bristol, in partnership with the Heritage Conservancy, announced the addition of four nature-themed backpacks to the library’s collection of circulating materials.

Intended to foster an appreciation of the Bristol Marsh and the exploration of the greater outdoors, each backpack includes compact binoculars, a magnifying glass, a bug box with magnifier, two children’s books focusing on the natural environment, and field guides to Pennsylvania trees and wildflowers, wildlife and birds.

Other unique collections available for check out at the Grundy Library include binge boxes, themed collections of DVDs such as “Chick Flicks,” “Rocky,” “Studio Ghibli,” “Period Dramas” and more; NASA backpacks featuring a working telescope and guides to view the night sky; ukuleles with print music, picks and instructions; and for youth, adults and families, an assortment of board games including “Robot Turtles,” “Settlers of Catan,” “Dutch Blitz,” “Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego” and more.

A nature backpack, as well as any of the other collection items, can be reserved online at grundylibrary.org with a library card and PIN, or by calling the library at 215-788-7891.

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