Museum Passes

New in 2017, borrow a day pass for one of seven area museums. Phone us or visit our museum page to reserve.

Live Animal Program

As part of our Summer Reading Program, don’t miss our mid-season Extravaganza with Squam Lakes Natural Science Center as they present “ANIMAL ARCHITECTS” on Wednesday, July 19th at 5:30pm at the Jackson Library.

This one-hour program features three live wild animal architects and is led by an expert naturalist. While designed with elementary-school aged children in mind, this family-friendly presentation is ideal for audiences of all ages. The program is also free and open to the public. For more information, call the library at 383-9731.

Animal Architects: Building Habitat
We don’t typically think of animals when we think of architects and building, but many of our wild animal neighbors are habitat architects. A habitat is an animal’s home, the place it finds everything it needs to survive. Through shelter construction and other activities, many animals build habitat for themselves and other species too. A woodpecker is an expert habitat architect. By drilling holes in trees for feeding and nesting, woodpeckers provide many cavity nesting birds, like a saw-whet owl, a safe nest it couldn’t build on its own. A Squam Lakes Natural Science Center naturalist will show you three live wild animal architects and the habitats they build.

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