Applications are open for Rural Gateways grants for librarians in rural public libraries who are interested in providing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programming for adults.
The "Pushing the Limits: A Reading, Viewing, Discussion Series for Rural Libraries" project is looking for 75 rural libraries to join a grant project funded by the National Science Foundation. This program extends the building blocks of science literacy to two new audiences: rural librarians and adults in the communities they serve. The goal of Pushing the Limits is to:
Are you including STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) in your library programs? Now I've heard of another education initiative called STEAM that incorporates the Arts into STEM too.
Amy Koester at the Show Me Librarian blog sez: