on view january 17 - may 6

Tropical Odyssey: A Journey in Conservation immerses visitors in the story of rainforest conservation and sustainable butterfly farming through physical role-playing activities and challenges. Visitors will uncover successful rainforest enterprises that impact our daily life along the way!

This traveling exhibit is provided by Minotaur Mazes and brought to MCPL through support from the Helen Greathouse Charitable Trust, the Rea Charitable Trust, and the MCPL Foundation.

Field Trips

If you are an educator and are interested in scheduling a field trip to see the exhibit, please call the Exhibit & Program Coordinator at 432-742-7439 or complete the Field Trip Request Form (external link).


Midland County Public Library needs volunteers to monitor the exhibit area, keep visitors safe, and maintain a tidy and inviting atmosphere for children and adults to explore and learn.

This opportunity is perfect for anyone who enjoys working with children in an active environment. Students in need of Legacy hours are encouraged to sign up for weekends and after-school hours.

Volunteers who are 18 or older must undergo a background check prior to their volunteer shift. Please call (432) 742-7430 for more information.