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SciStarter, in partnership with Arizona State University, has launched the National Citizen and Community Center Network with the goal of providing resources, support, and connections to libraries across the country interested in becoming a community hub for citizen science. Sign-up...

Longwood Gardens organizes an annual Community Read program with regional library systems in Pennsylvania and Delaware, cultural institutions, conservation organizations and gardens.  This year the  community reading event is on the topic of women in science and horticulture....

TrueFLIX

  TrueFLIX is now available!  However, it is only available when you update your e-resource links.   While all library types are welcome to update their e-resource links at this time, we especially encourage public libraries to update their links prior to the return of over...

TrueFLIX

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries is adding TrueFLIX to the roster of e-resources available in POWER Library! Access to Scholastic’s TrueFLIX will officially begin on July 1. However, a two-month preview is currently available for library staff to preview TrueFLIX content...

    By Angie Andre Tredyffrin Public Library Children’s Librarian Science, technology, engineering, art, and math, this is STEAM as we know it. What does this look like when we break it down into doable programs that are inexpensive, interesting, interactive, and passive? ...

You didn’t go to the Public Libraries and STEM conference in Denver?  You can read the background papers and access other resources. Also consider accessing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) expertise through free resources and opportunities from the STAR Library...

American Honda Foundation’s mission is to help meet the needs of American society in the areas of youth and scientific education by awarding grants to nonprofits, while strategically assisting communities in deriving long-term benefits.  Deadlines are in August, November,...

Norwood Public Library offers Robotic program. ...

The next deadline for the American Honda Foundation grants is May 1.  Funding from $20,000 to $75,000 is available for youth education, especially in the areas of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, the environment, job training and literacy. Click here to start the...

Did you know that minorities are underrepresented in STEAM education and professional fields, and that children of color routinely score below their white peers in math and science? The library can help bridge this STEAM gap with programs and services developed with the intent of...