Birding and VA State Park Nature Backpacks

Birding Backpacks

Birding Backpack with Contents of Books, Guides, and BinocularsThanks to the partnership with the Roanoke Valley Bird Club, all Roanoke Valley Library locations now offer birding backpacks for checkout. Join in on one of the fastest-growing hobbies in the valley.

This pack includes birding materials including:

  • The National Geographic Birds of Eastern North America Field Guide 
  • Vortex Crossfire 8x42 binoculars with the case, straps, and lens cleaning cloth
  • Sibley's Backyard Birds of the Mid-Atlantic laminated foldout

Information about:

  • Getting started in birding
  • How to use binoculars
  • Local birding hotspots
  • Birding apps
  • Other basic information created by Roanoke Valley Bird Club members

Backpacks were donated in partnership with the Friends of the Library and Roanoke Valley Bird Club.

State Park Backpacks

Enjoy Virginia's state parks with our State Park Nature Backpacks. Backpacks contain wildlife information, field guides, butterfly catchers and other tools to help you experience our native flora and fauna. Plus each backpack includes a free family pass to any Virginia State Park.