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Birding Backpacks

Birding backpacks for bird watchers!

We've partnered with Birds Canada to bring you birding backpacks! Bird watching is a fun, year-round pastime that you can do on your own, or with family and friends. Regina offers great natural habitats; start exploring today with one of our birding backpacks.

How to borrow the kit:

  • Check out our online catalogue to see if there’s one available. 
  • Place a hold and choose your pickup location – we’ll notify you when it’s ready.  
  • Go to the service desk to pick up your backpack. Don't forget to bring your library card! 
  • Staff will help you check it out.
  • Return the backpack to the service desk at any RPL location.  

What’s in the kit: 

  • Saskatchewan Birds: A Folding Pocket Guide
  • The Sibley Field Guide to Birds of Eastern North America: 2nd Edition 
  • One pair of Vortex binoculars
  • Birds Canada backpack
  • Birds Canada Survey
  • Access to an online course for beginners

Everything else you need to know:  

  • You must be a Regina Public Library cardholder to borrow a backpack.
  • You can borrow a backpack for a maximum of 4 weeks, with no renewals. 
  • There is a limit of one backpack per card. 
  • Backpacks must be picked up and dropped off at the service desk. 
  • Backpacks can be returned at any RPL location, but not outside the city.


Sign up using our online form or visit us at a branch. 

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