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Can you dig it? “Fossils: From Field to Lab” Two-Day Event

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Can you dig it “Fossils From Field to Lab” Two-Day Event

Can you dig it? “Fossils: From Field to Lab” Two-Day Event

Calling all fossil fiends!

A rare opportunity is coming to the Lakes Region Library in Inverness for anyone with an interest in our prehistoric past in the form of this multi-part library event. Join a team of scientists from the Science Education and Training Support (SETS) Foundation to go through the process of cleaning and preparing a series of jacketed mystery fossils for display.

A pre-program informational lecture will be presented on Friday, August 25 at 3:30 PM in order to give some background on these fossils and how they came to be here. This session will also include an introduction to what will be happening in the workshop the following day. This presentation will educate attendees about fossils, fossil jackets, transporting fossils from field to lab, and how those fossils are then prepared.

The following day on Saturday, August 26 starting at 10:00 AM, registrants will come during their time slot to help with opening the jackets and cleaning the fossils. It’s highly recommended that anyone who would like to attend the hands-on workshop on Saturday register for and attend Friday’s program as well, so that they are aware of what to expect from the workshop.

Interested parties must register for the lecture and hands on workshop separately, as there are limited spaces available. Please register with our online calendar, in person, or by calling (352) 726-2357.

Library programs are free and open to the public. For more information about programming, please visit our online calendar at, call your local branch or follow @CitrusLibraries on Facebook and Instagram.

Hannah Sigler
Instruction and Research Librarian at Lakes Region Branch

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