STEM Library Lab was founded in 2016 as a racial equity organization, and stands in solidarity with the civil discourse movements locally and nationally.

Learn more about our commitment to racial equity here.


The Library and Free-Store are Open! 

All local teachers are welcome, FREE OF CHARGE, to request materials by emailing or reserving them directly from our Inventory Page.


Every child should have the opportunity to discover their passion for STEM and pursue a brighter future.

How It Works
Our Values:

Equity through access

Community through support.


Fostering active learning by providing teachers and students with access to equipment and support to drive academic success.

We equip teachers to inspire students.

STEM Library Lab Impact

In 2019 equipment borrowed from STEM Library Lab served over 21,300 students and saved schools more than $197,000.

Outscoring the Rest of the Network

My experience with the STEM library was fantastic. The library provided me with compasses and trundle wheels that drastically strengthened our lesson on using maps. I wouldn’t have even considered incorporating trundle wheels to the lesson if I hadn’t consulted with the librarians at SLL. – Nick Porras (Lycee Francais)


STEM Library Lab Impact

Teachers who used STEM Library Lab report improved student learning on summative assessments, improved student engagement, and greater enjoyment in teaching.


Calendar of Events

We look forward to face-to-face events soon. While COVID-19 is keeping us “safe-at-home”, check out our on-line resources.


Lesson Plans

Need some inspiration? Search our Louisiana State Science Standards aligned database of STEM lessons.


Latest News + Blog

Inquiry in the Age of Coronavirus

Many of the teachers we work with voice that they are struggling to make science hands-on and inquiry-based while remote or hybrid teaching. Absenteeism, the physical challenges of recording hybrid lessons, curriculums designed to be delivered over Zoom, and a slew of...

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the Win-Win-Win-Win-Win

A confession: I am one of those people who excessively repeats things I hear on NPR.  Last year, Mark Lloyd’s efforts to provide portable toilets to homeless Seattleites included the quote “If you have moral clarity, you aren't in deep enough.” Which I love. Or...

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