Library Updates

New science kits and literacy theme boxes are now available for checkout! Engage your child’s sense of discovery with these activity kits. Science Kits focus on STEM topics such as physics, chemistry, and electricity. Theme boxes allow children to engage with the world while simultaneously building literacy skills!

Items can be located in the CCLS catalog through the links listed below:

More information on Science Kits can be found at https://www.prendergastlibrary.org/science-kits/

More information on Theme Boxes can be found at https://www.prendergastlibrary.org/theme-boxes/

Beginning Science Kits (ages 6+): 

Animals

Force and Motion

Insects

Matter

Plants

Rocks and Soil

Solar System

Weather

Intermediate Science Kits (ages 8+): 

Electricity

Force and Motion

Just Add Water

Simple Machines

Advanced Science Kits (ages 12+): 

Green Energy

Mars Base Camp

Mechanics 2.0

Optics

Ion Compound Building (card game, best suited for ages 14+)

Literacy Theme Boxes (ages 3+): 

All About Me

Alphabet

Community and Careers

Cultures of the World

Earth and Environment

Farms

Five Senses

Food and Nutrition

Growing Things

Health and Safety

Life Cycles

Numbers and Counting

Plants

Seasons and Weather

Space

Transportation

Questions? Call the library at (716) 484-7135.

Intermediate and Advanced Science Kits are funded through a grant from the Chautauqua Region Community Foundation. Beginning Science Kits and Theme Boxes are funded through a grant from the Holmberg Foundation. Thank you to our funders!