On Thursday, April 24th from 10 am to noon in the atrium at the main library discover “Whales in your Backyard” hosted by Anne-Marie Runfola, volunteer program coordinator at Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary and the sanctuary ambassador team. During the program you will be able to tour a life size North Atlantic right whale calf, learn how to eat like a whale, try on a blubber glove, fish for Sanctuary facts, make whale origami and more
Geared for children ages 4-12 and their families. Come for the full event or stop by for just a few minutes to try an activity or listen to a story. No registration is required.
Want to learn more about whales or read a story about whales check out our whale book list. This is just a few of the books about whales that we have here at the library.
Check the internet for more whale facts here
Right whales are the rarest of the large whales learn more about them here.
Whalenet an interactive educational site about whales and marine research
The kids page at the NOAA FIsheries website has whale facts and a humpback whale migration game to play
National Gepographic has a collection of whale videos, check themout to see different types of whales close up.