As part of Earth Science Week, National Fossil Day was created to promote the importance of preserving fossils. The National Park Service, the American Geosciences Institute, and hundreds of other museums, institutions, organizations, and other groups provide activities to help the public understand the scientific and educational purposes of fossils. Abbot Public Library has a number of items in the library catalog, on Overdrive/the Libby app, and on hoopla for all ages that relate to fossils of dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures.
Here are a sampling of books for kids on fossils, paleontology, dinosaurs, and other prehistoric creatures:
For adults who would like to learn more about these subjects, check out the following items about dinosaurs and other prehistoric creatures, including humans!
Check out these feature films and documentaries on hoopla for various age groups…
… or reserve DVDs for Curbside Pickup (currently with no charge!).
For more information about fossils, paleontology, dinosaurs, and prehistoric animals, browse through the items in these collections and searches: