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The Darlington Library is currently closed as preparations begin to configure the new Darlington Library location.
On Saturday evening, October 8, and continuing into Sunday, the library's system application will be undergoing some maintenance. During this time the library catalog and access to eResources may be unavailable. We apologize for any inconveniences this may cause.
All HCPL locations will be closed Monday, October 10 for Staff In-Service Day.
LEAP: Science is Fun!
In this increasingly technological world, science, technology, engineering, and mathematical (STEM) skills are key to a child’s success. Harford County Public Library recognizes the importance of fostering STEM talent and has developed the Learn, Explore, and Play or LEAP Program, a series of fun, free, educational programming and equipment kits to enhance interest and competence in these fields.
What is Citizen Science? It's the idea that ordinary people (citizens) can conduct scientific research in a real and meaningful way. You don't have to have a college degree-or even a high school diploma! Here are some organizations that will link you into their Citizen Science networks.
Anita C. Leight Estuary Center, www.otterpointcreek.org
Project Feeder Watch from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and Bird Studies Canada, https://feederwatch.org/
Want more Citizen Science? Try these websites for more ideas: