Bat Appreciation Day Programs

Bat Appreciation Day

April 17th is Bat Appreciation Day. During the week of April 12th-17th, we are celebrating these little furry creatures who are often misunderstood by those who haven’t learned how important bats are to our our environment. Join us by learning about bats when you participate in a craft or read more about bats. Every craft comes with a bat fact sheet and Little Brown Bat pin. Be a bat advocate!

Bat Appreciation Day Activities

Bat Card for Bat Appreciation Day

Curbside: Make a Bat Card
Create a Bat Card. Registration is required. Bat card kits are available through our curbside service and available until Saturday, April 17th. kits are limited to 15 and registration is required.Please register each child who will be getting a kit. New to the craft kits are a book that will go along with the subject of the craft. The book needs to be returned within 3 weeks from when you checked it out.

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Make a Bat Necklace for Bat Appreciation Day

Curbside: Make a Bat Necklace
You will need pliers to attached the components. Registration opens April 12th. This suggested age for this craft is ages 12 and up. This kit also includes a custom-designed bat pin. This craft is limited to 6 kits and must be picked up by April 17th. Pictures of crafts made are encouraged. Please email pictures to ddavies@highlandlibrary.org. Please call the library at 845-691-2275 and schedule a pick up time.

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Bat Appreciation Day Pin

Read Any Book About Bats and Get a Bat Pin

Ask for your pin when you pick up your books.

Suggestions:

  • Bats at the Library by Brian Lies
  • Bats in the Band by Brian Lies
  • Stellaluna by Janelle Cannon
  • Bats in the Dark by D. Gonzalas
  • Fly Guy Presents: Bats

Bat Photo by Hans Veth on Unsplash