Program Resources

Browse through a variety of program ideas and resources contributed by librarians throughout Northwest Ohio.

Animal Remix Activity Design a mythical animal through collage and illustration! This activity builds creativity as children combine items in new ways.
Animals are Amazing! Activity Comparing Animals to Humans Make models of how your body parts might look if you were a snake (mouth opening) or a chameleon (length of tongue).
Astronauts & Rockets Story Time This space themed storytime includes books, songs, and a flying rocket craft.
Beach Theme Ideas and Resources Ideas for beach themed decorations, games and activities, crafts, and books.
Bigfoot Story Time This bigfoot themed storytime includes a book recommendation and ideas for a craft and activity.
Bird Beak Activity Learn about how different birds' beaks have adapted to different food sources and mimic these adaptations in this simple STEM activity.
Books, Songs, and Finger Plays – General and Space Theme A variety of books, songs, and finger plays, including space themed ideas.
Candy Camouflage Activity In this science activity, you are the hungry predator hunting for M&M's candies. But it may not be as easy as it sounds — some of the prey will be camouflaged by their habitat.
Challenger Center STEM Resources The Challenger Learning Center provides a wide variety of free STEM lessons for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Challenger Learning Center of Lake Erie West The Challenger Learning Center, Educational Service Center of Lake Erie West is one of 40 Challenger Centers located throughout the world that use space-themed simulated learning environments to engage students in dynamic, hands-on STEM opportunities.