Bat Appreciation Day!
In Your Home
April 17th is Bat Appreciation Day! We thought we would bat around some ideas and pulled together some library and other online resources to help you celebrate the day and learn more about the importance of bats in our ecosystems.
Live Stream Bat Cameras
Richmond Hill Public Library Ebooks
With Overdrive and your Richmond Hill Library card, you can borrow these great bat books. Ask your parent or guardian to help you get these cool ebooks:
- The Secret Lives of Bats by Merlin Tuttle
- Night of the Bats! (Minecraft Woodsword Chronicles, Book 2) by Nick Eliopulos and Luke Flowers
Using your free Hoopla account, you can also borrow even more great bat ebooks. If you don't already have an account, visit Hoopla and sign up with your library card. Ask your parent or guardian to help you get these other cool ebooks:
- Bats (Backyard Wildlife) by Kari Schuetz
- Bats by Roger Generazzo
- Bat Summer by Sarah Withrow
- Bat Count by Anna Forrester
Use your library card to access our collection on ProQuest Ebook Central.
- Let's Look at Bats by Ruth Berman
- Visit Britannica Library Reference Centre with your library card and search for bats to find even more interesting information!
- Bat World Sanctuary - live streams, educational pages, crafts
- Canadian Wildlife Federation - Bats 101
- Kiddle - Bat Facts for Kids
- Toronto Zoo - Native Bat Conservation Program