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Resource Library


Let the Lee Richardson Zoo's Resource Library help with your next lesson or research paper. 

The zoo's library has an excellent selection of books, periodicals, magazines and audio-visual materials to help you liven up your lesson plans or enhance your research. 

Reference materials are available on mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates, recycling, habitats, conservation, and endangered species, as well as animals from specific regions (ie. Kansas or Australia), and more... 

Books are not generally available for checkout, and must be used in the library. Limited quantities of copies are available for $.25 each. DVD, Video, and slide programs may be checked out by educators for use in the classroom. 

The zoo's resource library is open to teachers, students and the public during regular office hours (Monday through Friday 8AM to 12PM and 1 to 5PM (Closed major holidays.)

The library is located in the office of the Finnup Center for Conservation Education, 312 East Finnup Drive, (5th Street and Finnup Drive). 620-276-1250


       Audio Visual Materials

Our extensive selection of audio-visual materials on natural history and conservation topics can enhance your lessons. Materials can be loaned or used in conjunction with a staff-presented program. Call or e-mail for more information