Make Your Case

From climate change to threats to human health and access to clean water, the majority of challenges facing society today – and their solutions – are rooted in STEM. More and more libraries are responding to the need to increase science literacy and support 21st century skills, such as critical thinking, by adding to STEAM programs for patrons of all ages, from pre-school to adults.

Public library professionals, informal STEM educators, education researchers and evaluators, STEM professionals, and funders are working to advance the field of informal STEM education.

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