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Sanctuary Little Library

12-01-23 @ 8:00 am - 12-31-24 @ 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:

Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner with art by Christopher Silas Neal

Activity: Animal Tracks Scavenger Hunt

The Big Snow by Berta and Elmer Hader

Bird Watch Book for Kids Published by Dylanna Press

A Pocket Naturalist Guide Connecticut Birds by Kavanagh/Leung

Activities: Great Backyard Bird Count – https://www.birdcount.org/
Make your own suet

The Magic of the Forest written and photographed by Jacqueline Crivello

Activity: The first to bloom in the woodland’s wetlands / Skunk Cabbage / Do you know what Thermogenesis is?


We are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom Illustrated by Michaela Goade

We Are All Connected Caring for each other & the earth by Gabi Garcia and illustrated by Natalia Jimenez Osorio

Activities: Spring Hike Bingo

Start a rain garden


12-01-23 @ 8:00 am
December 31 @ 5:00 pm


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