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Discover Passes and Citizen Science Kits
Check Out Washington
A Discover Pass is required for vehicle access to the state parks and recreation lands managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW), and the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Visit the Everett Public Library catalog to reserve a pass!
Check Out Washington made a limited-edition Discover Pass available to public library card holders to borrow for a limited period. The Discover Pass allows borrowers access to millions of acres of state parks and other state public lands.
The pass checks out for seven days. A replacement fee may be charged for lost, stolen, or damaged passes.
To find a park by region or name, or view park maps, or make camping reservations, see Washington State Parks Find A Park.
SciStarter Citizen Science Kits
Citizen science enables people from all walks of life to advance scientific research. Citizen science is real science done by people like you!
Everett Public Library is part of a first-of-its-kind ASU and SciStarter initiative supported by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help libraries connect communities to citizen science!
How does it work? You can borrow kits from Everett Public Library that will help you participate in a specific citizen science project. The Library has two types of kits available for check out:
- Measuring Light in the Night, which contains a specialized SkyQuality Meter
More information on using this kit can be found here. Primarily for adults or children with help from an adult. The Globe at Night citizen science project is an ideal family and multigenerational activity. With the help of an adult, children can begin learning about the night skies above them. This kit and project can be demonstrated as part of a stargazing event or discussion about astronomy and light pollution.
- Exploring Biodiversity, which comes with special smartphone lenses and binoculars.
More information on using this kit can be found here. Primarily for adults or children with help from an adult. This kit also provides an ideal family and multigenerational activity. With the help of an adult, children can begin learning to document and identify plants and animals around them. This kit and project can be demonstrated as part of a nature, animal, biology or community garden program.
Kits check out for three weeks and can be placed on hold like other library items. A replacement fee may be charged for lost or damaged kit materials.