All things STEM! Collections and Programs. Clip art of an astronaut sitting on a swing held up by planetary balloons.

All Things STEM!

Explore concepts related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics through our programs and collections! Check out these offerings from Adult Services.


Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of STEM through our collection of kits!

Our STEM Kits feature projects, games, and activities that incorporate at least one (sometimes more!) aspects of STEM into their operations. Build models, practice coding, explore the stars, test your memory, and much more. What will you create and learn?

Click here to see an itemized listing of kits in our collection.

Mobile Planetarium at the Library! Stars and planets used to highlight.


We’ve partnered with Cranbrook Institute of Science to bring the stars inside the library! On Friday, August 25th, the Mobile Planetarium will provide two presentations for stargazers ages ten and up. Registration is required, and space is limited (no pun intended) – so join our planetary travels and sign up today!

  • Michigan Sky Tonight, 1pm: What will you see when you go outside tonight? What’s happening on Saturn? What are the latest hot topics in astronomy? Michigan Sky Tonight is a live-narrated program about what’s happening in the current night sky and in the universe of astronomy, from constellations to comets, planets to pulsars. Click here for more information or to register.
  • Stories In the Stars, 2:30pm: Travel to the Isle of Crete where the legends of Zeus, Hercules, Orion, Perseus, Medusa, and many others come to life. The Ancient Greeks and Romans may not have understood the nature of the stars, but they certainly had vivid imaginations as they created their mythological legends and stories while looking at them. Click here for more information or to register.