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Leesburg 229-759-2369  |  Oakland 229-889-0300
Redbone 229-903-8871 | Smithville 229-846-6625
Lee County Georgia

Research shows spending time in nature improves both physical and mental well-being. There are many ways to explore the Great Outdoors with help from Lee County Library!

Georgia State Parks

Georgia State Park Discovery Backpack Kit

Georgia residents can check out a backpack kit in combination with the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites Pass for free with a valid library card. Each co-branded kit includes a sturdy, five-pocket backpack containing a pair of 5x30 binoculars, a guide to the Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites, a foldout Pocket Naturalist Guide to Georgia Wildlife, Georgia Birds, and Georgia Trees and Wildflowers. For more information visit The Leesburg Library and Oakland Library both have backpacks available at this time.

How it Works

  • The Backpack Kit can be checked out at the library circulation desk. The Backpack Kit is not available for holds.
  • Check out period is one week (7 days) with the option of one renewal. Late fee is $3/day. 
  • The Backpack Kit must be returned to the lending library.
  • The Backpack Kit does NOT include a Georgia State Park and Historic Sites pass. The Georgia State park and Historic Sites Pass must be checked out separately.
  • Replacement Cost: $75.

Explore the Outdoors STEAM Kit

1 Book: Watching Animals in Nature,1 Aqua Viewer Telescope,1 Explorer Scope (2 in 1 Microscope & Telescope) 14 day checkout, no renewals. Replacement cost: $99.99
Find out more about this kit and all our other STEAM to go Kits HERE.

Children's Books for Nature Lovers

Check out some of these great books from a Lee County Library:
Over and Under the PondBig Book of Bugs1
outside your window1
Find more great picture books for little nature lovers HERE.

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