Program Resources

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

Rocketing into Space Storytime (Ages 2-8) This space themed storytime includes book recommendations, songs and rhymes, and instructions to make a name rocket.
San Diego Zoo Kids Through animal stories, live video feeds of animals in their enclosures, crafts and activities, conservation projects, games, and more, San Diego Zoo Kids website piques children’s interest in feathered, furred, and finned friends, as well as those with scales and antennae!
School Age Small Group Programming This resource is filled with ideas for space themed STEM/STEAM activities and games as well as book recommendations.
Science and Engineering Challenge Cards The James Dyson Foundation provides free resources help students use their hands and their heads to solve real-world problems. Resources include a variety of science and engineering challenges specifically for children ages 7+.
Science Time Videos Understanding basic science concepts is key to enjoying STEM and the world around you. Astronauts on board the International Space Station have conducted experiments to explore some basic science concepts. Come explore with the astronauts!
Scooby Doo Themed Storytime and Crime Scene Kitchen Activity Scooby Doo themed storytime ideas and a crime scene kitchen activity
Shark Week Storytime and Activities This Shark Week storytime script includes books, songs, flannel board rhymes, craft ideas, and a sensory activity. Also included are ideas for a Family Fun Shark Party, Three Little Fist and BIG BAD Shark puppet show script, Tween/Teen Shark Week activities, and a Chocolate Shark Bark snack recipe.
Shoot for the Stars Storytime 2019 This space themed storytime includes book recommendations, fingerplays, songs and rhymes, and a stained glass foil star craft.
Solar System to Scale Planet Spacing Activity When we see a model of our solar system, we usually see the planets spaced approximately equally apart. Are the planets really spaced equally apart? Complete this activity and find out!
Space Lapsit and Toddler Storytimes Includes both lapsit and toddler space themed storytimes.