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Sanctuary Little Library

06-12-23 @ 8:00 am - 05-27-24 @ 5:00 pm

Have you met the sanctuary’s little lending library? New books about creatures, nature, love and kindness are stocked monthly…feel free to take one or leave one! The sanctuary is open from dawn to dusk and is the perfect place to find a quiet nook to read, enjoy the beauty of the trails and meadows, or have a lovely moment of peace at the pavilion.

Each month has a special book and activity:

Books: A Nest is Noisy by Dianna Hutts Aston / Illustrated Sylvia Long
            The Beeman by Laurie Krebs / Illustrated Valeria Cis
Activity: The Birds & the Bees Scavenger Hunt (copies available in the little library or print one here)

Books:  Fireflies By Mary R. Dunn, Gail Saunders-Smith, PhD, Consulting Editor
              The Book of Brilliant Bugs By Jess French / Illustrated Claire McElfatrick

Activity: Join the Mass Audubon Firefly Watch: Firefly Watch — Getting Started
Check out this activity sheet from Mass Audubon’s Explore magazine and learn all about what makes fireflies so cool.  Fireflies Activity Page


June 12 @ 8:00 am
05-27-24 @ 5:00 pm


Catherine Violet Hubbard Animal Sanctuary
8 Commerce Rd
Newtown, CT 06470 United States
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