The Alachua County Library District helps kids explore paleontology with take-home fossil boxes

Published: Sep. 20, 2021 at 5:44 PM EDT
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Kids can channel their inner paleontologists with a take-home activity kit from the Alachua County Library District.

The library district is handing out fossil boxes next month.

Each box contains a fossil block and a tool to unearth real fossils plus an identification guide.

The boxes also include passes to the Florida Museum of Natural History and Cade Museum.

Families can register for a fossil box between Tuesday, September 21, and Tuesday, October 5.

The boxes will be available for pickup between October 9th and 16th.

To register for a box, visit the Alachua County Library District website.

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