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Quick Links for Librarians

Welcome CSLP Partners! Are you looking for reading and activity resources? This page is your map to navigate the National Fossil Day website. Each of the links below will help get you started with and involved in National Fossil Day. We also have helpful hints for how to use each of these pages to benefit your library's celebration.

NFD Overview

NFD event on the National MallThis page explains the National Fossil Day official mission and objectives. From here, there are also links to our 'Get Involved', 'Getting Started', and 'Event Hosting' pages, which have useful information about how to become an official National Fossil Day partner, and how to plan a National Fossil Day event.
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Activities Page

hands on paleontologyThe National Fossil Day 'Activities' page lists educational activities for all ages, focused on paleontology and fossils. This is a great place to look for ideas for National Fossil Day events you may be planning. The National Fossil Day 'Events' page is also a great place to look for activity and event ideas.
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For Kids Page

kids stuff logoThe "For Kids" page is a fun place to explore online. Read about kids and professionals doing amazing things in paleontology. Also, the 'Paleontology Online' tab links to resources like Web Rangers, and online geology and paleontology tutorials. The 'Games and Activities' tab is where you can find our Jr. Paleontologist program, Earth Science Week, the Evolve or Perish board game, the National Fossil Day Art Contest, and some recommended reading. More recommended reading is on the 'Parents and Teachers' tab, as well as some other goodies.
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NFD Events

NFD event on the national mallThe National Fossil Day 'Events' page archives all National Fossil Day events from previous years, as well as listing events that are planned for the current year. The National Fossil Day 'Partners' page lists each of our official partners. We have one in every state, so you should be able to find one near you! There is also a 'Libraries' partner category, so if your library is interested in officially partnering with National Fossil Day, please contact us.

Used together, these pages are a way to find National Fossil Day partners near your library. We strongly encourage you to contact National Fossil Day partners near you, to share ideas, resources, and event to collaborate in event planning.

NFD Logo

NFD logoWant to download the National Fossil Day logo? We have the logo artwork for each year available. This page also includes instructions for how to use the logo.
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Last updated: February 25, 2014