Curated Resources For Professional Development

Building the capacity of public libraries and library staff to deliver engaging, inspirational, and educational STEM programs has the potential to transform the STEM education landscape across the country. What started in libraries some years ago as independent experiments in STEM programming has become a national STEM movement.

Across the country, libraries are redefining their roles. They’re becoming primary centers of informal learning, especially STEM learning. And this critical transition is being carried out by many dedicated librarians. To help them, the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) is providing resources to support their efforts to develop new skills and provide quality STEM programming.

Collaboration is the key to transforming libraries into STEM learning centers