Lending Library
Educator Resource Center


Lending Library Dates

Summer Hours
Open by Appointment only


 The Lending Library is a collection of educational materials for teachers and other education professionals to check out and use to engage their students in a variety of scientific subject areas. 

If you’re part of a school or district that would like to access the Lending Library, we offer memberships that allow you to check out materials, access expert training, and more. Learn more about Lending Library membership below.


What does a Lending Library membership include?

  • Checkout of exemplary hands-on STEM classroom materials for our collection valued at over $500,000, featuring custom river process stream tables and curriculum, over 200 skulls, geological and fossil specimens, experiential Primer to Privilege set, and so much more
  • Orientation for whole schools, departments, or individual instructors
  • Individualized training on select equipment, models, and as requested

  • Contact-free pick up and drop off of materials
  • Consultation with Educator Resource Center staff on lesson design and relevant resources

Contact Us
For more information about memberships, our collection, or to arrange a visit to the Lending Library, please contact us at library@smm.org or 651-221-4563.

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