Metroparks at the Library

Metroparks Programs

2020 Winter | Spring

Learn more about the outdoors and nature by joining us at more than 40 Metroparks programs at 14 Library locations this season!

  • Camping Fun
  • Connecting Pieces of the Past
  • Forest Therapy
  • Landscape Scene Investigators
  • Rock It Out
  • Surviving the Great Black Swamp
  • Water Wonders
  • Winter Trees
  • Where Does Water Run

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Tuesday Jun. 2
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

What's the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Learn more about these wonderful winged creatures with a trivia game, and make a butterfly bookmark to take home.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 101

Tuesday Jun. 2
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Learn the basics of birding including migration and common local bird identification.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 101

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Grow As We Go

Wednesday Jun. 3
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Explore the life cycles of wildlife–discover how living things grow and change then make and take home a paper cup chrysalis.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Grow As We Go

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Wednesday Jun. 3
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Heatherdowns

Revive the lost art of using a compass with these hands-on activities and games.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 201

Wednesday Jun. 3
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Discover the unique songs of a selection of local bird species and then venture outside to practice birding by ear, which is listening for bird calls to help us identify bird species.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 201

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

Saturday Jun. 6
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

The Stranleigh garden adjacent to the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve is one of four Shipman gardens in the country. Learn more about the garden and Ellen Biddle Shimpan's accomplishments.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Downtown Destinations

Monday Jun. 8
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Learn about the one-of-a-kind natural attributes of current and future downtown destinations within Metroparks Toledo.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Downtown Destinations

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Wednesday Jun. 10
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Reynolds Corners

Learn about local pollinators as we distinguish among species, spot look-a-like impostors, and appreciate bees' roles in nature and contributing to our food supply.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Wednesday Jun. 10
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Waterville

Young beginner anglers will be introduced to the fun sport of fishing with games and casting practice. This program uses imitation fish and hook-less poles to teach casting in a fun and safe way.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Thursday Jun. 11
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: South

What's the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Learn more about these wonderful winged creatures with a trivia game, and make a butterfly bookmark to take home.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Thursday Jun. 11
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Holland

Young beginner anglers will be introduced to the fun sport of fishing with games and casting practice. This program uses imitation fish and hook-less poles to teach casting in a fun and safe way.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Monday Jun. 15
at 4:30 p.m.

Location: West Toledo

Young beginner anglers will be introduced to the fun sport of fishing with games and casting practice. This program uses imitation fish and hook-less poles to teach casting in a fun and safe way.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Wednesday Jun. 17
at 1:00 p.m.

Location: Mott

What's the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Learn more about these wonderful winged creatures with a trivia game, and make a butterfly bookmark to take home.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Friday Jun. 19
at 4:00 p.m.

Location: Toledo Heights

Revive the lost art of using a compass with these hands-on activities and games.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Tuesday Jun. 23
at 6:30 p.m.

Location: Waterville

What's the difference between a moth and a butterfly? Learn more about these wonderful winged creatures with a trivia game, and make a butterfly bookmark to take home.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Butterflies and Moths

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

Thursday Jun. 25
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

The Stranleigh garden adjacent to the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve is one of four Shipman gardens in the country. Learn more about the garden and Ellen Biddle Shimpan's accomplishments.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Thursday Jun. 25
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sanger

Revive the lost art of using a compass with these hands-on activities and games.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Orienteering

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Grow As We Go

Saturday Jun. 27
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Explore the life cycles of wildlife–discover how living things grow and change then make and take home a paper cup chrysalis.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Grow As We Go

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Monday Jun. 29
at 3:30 p.m.

Location: Mott

Young beginner anglers will be introduced to the fun sport of fishing with games and casting practice. This program uses imitation fish and hook-less poles to teach casting in a fun and safe way.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Fun with Fishing

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Downtown Destinations

Monday Jun. 29
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Locke

Learn about the one-of-a-kind natural attributes of current and future downtown destinations within Metroparks Toledo.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Downtown Destinations

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Monday Jul. 6
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Locke

Learn about local pollinators as we distinguish among species, spot look-a-like impostors, and appreciate bees' roles in nature and contributing to our food supply.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Tuesday Jul. 7
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Birmingham

Learn about local pollinators as we distinguish among species, spot look-a-like impostors and appreciate bees' roles in nature and contributing to our food supply.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Bee or Wanabee?

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 101

Tuesday Jul. 7
at 7:00 p.m.

Location: King Road

Learn the basics of birding including migration and common local bird identification.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Birding 101

Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

Wednesday Jul. 8
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Reynolds Corners

The Stranleigh garden adjacent to the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve is one of four Shipman gardens in the country. Learn more about the garden and Ellen Biddle Shimpan's accomplishments.

Event Details for Metroparks Toledo Presents: Into the Garden

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