STEM kits

Circulation Policies

Laconia Public Library cardholders in good standing shall be eligible to borrow Laconia Public Library Kits.

Only 1 kit per family may be checked out at a time.

Kits circulate for a period of 2 weeks.

Youth card holders must have parental permission before borrowing kits.

Parts are documented in each kit.

The loaned kit is to be returned inside the library directly to a staff member. The kit may not be left on the circulation desk if a staff member is not present.

The kit will be checked by a staff member upon return, and each item verified within 1-7 days.

The kit will be inspected for completeness of pieces, verified clean, cleaned, and disassembled if needed prior to being returned to circulation.

In the event any piece(s) are missing, the borrower will be contacted and given one week to locate and return missing item.

If missing item cannot be located, the library will look for replacement part(s), and patron will be charged accordingly.

If parts are not available and a new kit has to be purchased, the patron will be charged the full replacement cost of the kit.

Playaway Launchpad

Ages 3-5 or Pre-K to K

From the Inside Out! - Science

Into the Wild! - Science

Ages 5-7 or Grades K-2

Imagination Station! - STEAM SuperPack

Little Academy! - STEAM

Prehistoric Playground! - Dinosaurs

Ages 8-10 or Grades 3-5

Smithsonian: All things Animal! – English Language Arts

Problem Solver! - STEAM

Science Explosion! - Science

Built from Scratch – Critical Thinking

Ages 10+ or Grades 5+

Minds Go Round! – STEAM SuperPack


Dental Kit

The Tooth Book: A Guide to Healthy Teeth and Gums by Edward Miller

Dental Anatomy (Quickstudy: Academic)

Jumbo Mighty Mouth Oral Motor Hand Puppet


SmartLab Toys Totally Squishy From Head-To-Toe by SmartLab Toys

First Human Body Encyclopedia (Dk First Reference Series)


First Light Astronomy Kit 40-50 N Latitude (Large)

National Geographic Kids Everything Space: Blast Off for a Universe of Photos, Facts, and Fun!

Optical Illusions

Klutz The Book of Impossible Objects: 25 Eye-Popping Projects to Make, See & Do Craft Kit

Rocks and Minerals

Delta Education Hands-On Rocks and Minerals Exploration Kit

National Geographic Kids Everything Rocks and Minerals: Dazzling gems of photos and info that will rock your world


AMSCOPE-KIDS M30-ABS-KT2-W Beginner Microscope Kit, LED and Mirror Illumination, 300X, 600x, and 1200x Magnification, Includes 52-Piece Accessory Set and Case

NEW! Recon Programmable Robot

Recon Robot

Tape Measure

Owner’s Manual

4 “C” Batteries