The Myth and Magic of Insects

“The BugMan” will bring the incredible world of Bugs and Insects! Expect to learn how insects were revered throughout history!  Now, we know they’re even more important to survival of nearly everything on the Planet!

Ryan Bridge The Bug ManAbout the Presenter

Over 40 years, Ryan Bridge has been involved with Entomology, especially with Youth Outreach and education through his “BugMan” education programs. He has a passion for Entomology and is able to make teaching about insects fun and exciting.  As an expert in Entomology Outreach, with an insect collection that numbers over 150,000 insects, he has traveled the world on insect hunting expeditions.  He regularly donates insects to the Academy of Natural Sciences in Philadelphia and the Smithsonian Institution in Wash, DC.   He takes his collection on the road to share with others so they can experience what Nature has to offer and truly understand his love for insects.


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Ryan the Bug Man Schedule

See program dates below. Please contact your local library to find out how to register, dates are subject to change.

DateTime Location
Monday June 510:00 amColumbia Public Library
Monday June 51:30 pmMountville Branch Library
Friday June 3010:00 amQuarryville Public Library
Monday July 311:30 pmMoores Memorial Library
Thursday August 310:30amMilanof-Schock Library
Thursday August 31:30 pmLititz Public Library
Friday August 410:00 amAdamstown Area Library
Friday August 41:00pmStrasburg Public Library


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