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Check It Out — “4-H Discovery Bags”
at Bennett Martin Library

Two “4-H Discovery Bags” are now available at Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street, Lincoln. The bags are a collection of 4-H project books, library books and other resources. Anyone with a Lincoln City Library card may check the bags out (note, you can request the bags online HERE.)

4-H’ers and non-4-H’ers alike will find these resources helpful and fun!

“4-H Discovery Bag for Arts & Crafts”

A one-stop solution for your “Celebrate Art” and “Art in Your Future” (including paper crafts) project needs. Find ideas and how-to information for easy projects that only look complicated!

Contents:

  • 10 Books

    • The Michaels Book of Arts & Crafts by Dawn Cusick and Megan Kirby

    • Encyclopedia of Projects for the Weekend Crafter by Yolanda Carranza Valle, Sheila Ennis, Terry Taylor [et al]

    • The Weekend Crafter — Etching Glass: 20 Simple, Elegant Projects to Etch with Easy-to-Use Creams and Liquids by Paige Gilchrist & Diana Light

    • The Polymer Clay Techniques Book by Sue Heaser

    • The Usborne Complete Book of Drawing by Nigel Reece

    • Pioneer Crafts by Barbara Greenwood

    • A Palette of Fun With Arts & Crafts: A Helper’s Guide for Children’s Art Activities — 4-H leaders’ manual

    • Art in Your Future: 4-H Visual Art Unit 2 — 4-H project manual

    • Celebrate Art: 4-H Visual Art Unit 1 — 4-H project manual

    • 4-H Visual Art Leader Guide — 4-H leaders’ manual

  • 1 Booklet

    • 2004 Lancaster County Fair Book

  • 1 Envelope with Free Brochures

    • Join 4-H — Lancaster County 4-H

“4-H Discovery Bag for Wildlife”

Makes wildlife and conservation projects fun and easy. The bag includes information on birds, wildlife and fish.

Contents:

  • 14 Books

    • Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark by Dorothy Hinshaw Patent

    • Birds of Nebraska: Field Guide by Stan Tekiela

    • Faces of the Great Plains: Prairie Wildlife by Paul A. Johnsgard and Bob Gress

    • Tracking and the Art of Seeing: How to Read Animal Tracks and Signs by Paul Rezendes

    • Woodworking for Wildlife: Homes for Birds and Mammals by Carrol L. Henderson

    • Common Birds and Their Songs by Lang Elliott and Marie Read (contains audio compact disc)

    • Birding Nebraska: A Guide to Nebraska’s Best Bird Destinations — NEBRASKAland Magazine

    • Take the Bait — 4-H project manual

    • Reel in the Fun — 4-H project manual

    • Cast Into the Future — 4-H project manual

    • Sportfishing: Helper’s Guide — 4-H leaders manual

    • Fishing — Nebraska 4-H project manual

    • Who’s who in Great Plains Songbirds — 4-H project manual

    • Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Handbook — 4-H project manual

  • 1 Video

    • Everybody Loves Birds by Peter G. Merritt and Victoria L. Merritt (video)

  • 3 Booklets

    • Central Nebraska Wildlife Viewing Guide — Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

    • Common Fishes of Nebraska — Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

    • 2004 Lancaster County Fair Book

  • 3 Envelopes with Free Brochures

    • Central Nebraska Wildlife Viewing Guide — Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

    • Common Fishes of Nebraska — Nebraska Game & Parks Commission

    • Join 4-H — Lancaster County 4-H

 

Lincoln City Library Book bags compiled by Lincoln City Libraries and University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension 4-H youth development program in Lancaster County. Special thanks to 4-H volunteer Denise Farley for coordinating the effort. Discover 4-H/Discover You

 

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