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Multcolib Research Picks: Geocaching

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Geocaching (Book - 2012 ) 796.58 C73766 2012 Available in some locations

Annotation:Explore the latest advances in this exciting and popular GPS adventure.

The Geocaching Handbook
The Geocaching Handbook The Guide for Family Friendly, High-tech Treasure Hunting By Cameron, Layne Scott (Book - 2011 ) 623.89 C1826g 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:This revised and updated edition of The Geocaching Handbook covers everything the aspiring geocacher needs to get started, and it provides plenty of information to help practicing geocachers take their skills to the next level.

The Essential Guide to Geocaching
The Essential Guide to Geocaching Tracking Treasure With your GPS By Dyer, Mike (Book - 2004 ) 623.89 D996e 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Here's everything you need to know to participate in this increasingly popular outdoor activity. Also available as an ebook.

The Joy of Geocaching
The Joy of Geocaching How to Find Health, Happiness and Creative Energy Through A Worldwide Treasure Hunt By Gillin, Paul (Book - 2010 ) 796.5 G481j 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:This manual offers an understanding and application of the principles and best practices of the sport as well as information on the different types of caches and competitions. It includes dozens of interviews from dedicated geocachers, who exhibit how the pursuit of hidden treasures has changed their lives.

Dirty Boots
Dirty Boots #005, Cache Me If You Can By Jetta (Book - 2013 ) ZINE 623.89 JETTA 2013 Available in some locations

Annotation:If you haven't heard of geocaching, this zine is for you. There's real life treasure waiting for you in the world, and all it takes is a GPS device and a sense of adventure to discover it.

GPS and Geocaching in Education
GPS and Geocaching in Education By Lo, Burt (eBook - 2010 ) Click here for full text »

Annotation:Geocaching is a learning activity that inspires creativity and real-world problem solving. In addition to the nuts and bolts of the game, this book shows you how to bring this dynamic activity into your classroom by developing lesson plans and integrating geocaching into your curriculum.

Let's Go Geocaching
Let's Go Geocaching By McKinney, John (Book - 2008 ) j 796.58 M158L 2008 Beginning Facts Available in some locations

Annotation:Teaches children how to use a GPS receiver in order to find caches, or hidden objects, while out hiking, and to learn orienteering.

Geocaching Hike and Seek With your GPS By Sherman, Erik B. (Book - 2004 ) 623.89 S553g 2004 Available in some locations

Annotation:Because geocaching combines the outdoors, puzzles, and adventure, everyone-from kids to kayakers, and retirees to rock climbers-can easily become involved. You don't need to be an expert in electronics, navigation, or even hiking to start.

Geocaching for Fun and Profit
Geocaching for Fun and Profit By Bodoni (Book - 2002- ) O- 910.92 B668g Click here for more »

Annotation:Central Library's own geocache. Hint: it's on the 3rd floor.

Annotation:The website that started it all ... well, originally it was a users group, but that was so 20th century.


Geocachers use their high-tech GPS equipment to find Tupperware in the woods ... and surprises at the public library. If you want to get started on your own explorations, check out the books here. (Lee C.)

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