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Libraries foster STEM literacy

May 27, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, Technology, Education Technology, Library of Things

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Libraries have become a hub for more than just books. Through leveraging resources, libraries have worked to foster community-based learning in building critical thinking and problem-solving skills through STEM experiences.

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Library of Things makes library the heart of community

Apr 29, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, Promoting Interest in STEM, Technology, Education Technology, Library of Things

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Libraries have been a place to check out books for centuries. However, checking out things like telescopes or board games would have been unthinkable. Now, its something that is expected of libraries, which are evolving into “libraries of things.”

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National Library Week honors resilience of libraries during pandemic

Apr 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in Library of Things

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April 19-25 is National Library Week, and according to an article by the American Library Association,  rather than the usual festivities, it is seeking to highlight the ways libraries are offering digital services and resources during the pandemic.

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Libraries are the drivers of successful STEM programs

Apr 15, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Rebecca Ellis posted in STEM Education Tools, Create and Maintain Your Makerspace, Education Technology, Library of Things

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Despite living in a digitized era, millennials were found to be the age group most likely to use public libraries, according to Pew Research Center. This could be because libraries are evolving to keep up with new technology and tools as it becomes mainstream.

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