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Want to host a STEM exhibition at your public library?

Apply today! The ALA has a great opportunity for your library to host a travel science exhibit at your library.

According to their website:starnet_banner

The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office, in collaboration with the Space Science Institute’s National Center for Interactive Learning, the Lunar and Planetary Institute and the Afterschool Alliance, invites public libraries to apply to host one of three science- and technology-focused traveling exhibitions.

The three exhibits will be Discover Space, Discover Earth, and Discover Tech. Recipients will receve the whole kit-and-caboodle — including the exhibit, a $1,000 cash, promotional materials, a a two-day, in-person orientation for two exhibition coordinators per site, and access to the STAR_Net Online Community and a national network of STEM-oriented organizations.

Deadline for applications: April 7, 2015

More details are available at http://www.ala.org/news/press-releases/2015/02/apply-host-space-earth-science-or-technology-exhibition-your-public-library .

Full guidelines and an online application are available at http://apply.ala.org/STARNet-Discover.

About Ryanne

Ryanne Cooper, former Bureau Chief of Library Development at the New Mexico State Library, is now a freewheeling library supporter, advocate, and fan of New Mexico's libraries from afar.

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