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“One of my top priorities is creating well-paying jobs in Maine, and I believe a critical way to do this is through innovation and strengthening Maine’s creative economy. I am excited by the novel approaches that Cornerstones of Science and public libraries are using to bring the power of science and technology to people in their communities.” –Senator Angus King
Cornerstones of Science News
Science Trunks and Toolkits
Looking to bring a little science and technology into your library? If the answer is “yes”, then you should know about the Cornerstones Science Trunks. We have a variety of trunks that are available for libraries to borrow and use with their patrons. From Water and Creativity to Lobsters and Mammal Tracks, there are 8 different themed Science Trunks. Learn more……
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A Citizen Science Success Story -Windham Public Library
Citizen science comes in all shapes and sizes. A great example is found at the Windham Public Library in Windham, Maine. Started in 2008, the staff, volunteers and patrons have grown a Monarch Butterfly program into a highly anticipated annual event. Learn more…..
Library Partner News
4-H Science Summer Series
Come join with other youth and explore the exciting world of 4-H science! The programs are open to all youth ages 5-18. Youth ages 9 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is free and includes all materials. Learn more….
“There is such a pressing need for expansion of scientific literacy in our community. As a society we need to address this. I would not have this passion or understanding without Cornerstones. I want to change the dialogue in the community about science. Bravo for Cornerstones”
– Participating Librarian
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