The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture will bring a traveling program on prehistoric life and geology to several North Central Regional Library branches this month.

Take a journey through geologic time as you examine real fossils, rocks and minerals, as well as cast replicas of dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals and plants. Then unearth fossils in fossil-dig pits, and learn about the work of paleontologists and geologists.

The program will visit the following locations:

Cashmere Public Library: 11 a.m. July 24

Chelan Public Library: 3 p.m. July 22

Entiat Public Library: 2 p.m. July 23

Ephrata Public Library: 10 a.m. July 26

Leavenworth Public Library: 4 p.m. July 24

Manson Public Library: 11 a.m. July 22

Moses Lake Public Library: 4 p.m. July 26

Quincy Public Library: 11 a.m. July 25

Waterville Public Library: 10 a.m. July 23

Wenatchee: 6:30 p.m. July 25 at Pybus Public Market

The Burke Museum was founded in 1885. It is the oldest public museum in Washington state. More than 35,000 students visit the museum in Seattle every year, and the museum reaches another 70,000 children through its traveling educational exhibits.

Michelle McNeil is the communications manager for North Central Regional Library, which operates 30 community libraries in five counties, as well as mail order and bookmobile services.

Nevonne McDaniels: 664-7151

mcdaniels@wenatcheeworld.com