How to Turn a STEM Experiment into a Library Public Program

2021-12-27T15:49:04-07:00

Written by Valerie Marshall, Community Library Manager, Broward County Library I have been offering Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) related programs to the general public in science museums, continuing education classes, and libraries for over a decade. Many of my library customers call me “The Space Lady” because I have a telescope and a picture of an astronaut in my office, and I’m always encouraging my customers to check out telescopes or come to my STEM programs. Through these experiences, I have learned how to put together successful STEM public programs, and I’d like to share some of my strategies [...]

How to Turn a STEM Experiment into a Library Public Program2021-12-27T15:49:04-07:00

Building a science-focused reading challenge? Check out these great resources!

2021-12-07T16:37:15-07:00

Reading challenges are a great way to engage patrons and encourage learners of all ages to read. Reading challenges vary from participating in a national summer reading challenge through the Collaborative Summer Library Program, utilizing reading challenge software like Beanstack or READSquared, or simply providing a list of books and activities to your patrons. To aid you in putting together any kind of reading challenge at your library, STAR Net has assembled a list of resources to help you integrate science readings and activities into your upcoming reading challenges! Check them out in the blog post below. Readings for Librarians Not [...]

Building a science-focused reading challenge? Check out these great resources!2021-12-07T16:37:15-07:00
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