BOTETOURT COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — The Botetourt County Libraries teamed up with the Roanoke Valley Bird Club to bring kids a closer look at those feathered friends.

Those who visit the library can now check out the birding backpacks. These bags are filled with birding materials such as:

  • National Geographic Birds of Eastern North America field guide
  • Vortex Crossfire 8×42 binoculars with case, straps, and lens cleaning cloth
  • Sibley’s Backyard Birds of the Mid-Atlantic laminated foldout
  • Information about getting started in birding: local birding hotspots and birding apps

If you are interested in checking out a backpack, there will be two available at each branch.

For a full list of all the different educational activity kits, check out the website here.