Steam Boxes

Read, Learn, Create and Explore with the Youth and Young Adult STEAM boxes, now available at the Oswego Public Library District! Each box contains materials design ed to learn about a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) topic.

  • Each STEAM box has a targeted and labeled age range, from 3 yr. to 12th grade.
  • Check out is for one week, with no renewals.  One box per household.
  • Overdue fines are $1.00.
  • Holds maybe placed on boxes with an Oswego Public Library District card.

Please see the Youth or Young Adult reference desks to request a STEAM box or visit our online STEAM Box Catalog!

Youth STEAM boxes

  • Bee-Bot (3-7 yrs.)
  • Bird Watching (3-11 yrs.)
  • Bloxels (7-11 yrs.)
  • Castle Logic (3-8 yrs.)
  • Cause and Effect (4-7 yrs.)
  • Chess (7-11 yrs.)
  • Circuits (8-11 yrs.)
  • Colors (3-7 yrs.)
  • Drawing (5-11 yrs.)
  • Geology (8-11 yrs.)
  • Human Anatomy (7-11 yrs.)
  • LEGO Structures (4-11 yrs.)
  • Lite Brite (4-8 yrs.)
  • Magnets (4-7 yrs.)
  • Measuring Length (3-11 yrs.)
  • Measuring Liquids (5-11 yrs.)
  • Measuring Weight (5-11 yrs.)
  • Musical Rhythm Box (3-6 yrs.)
  • Sink or Float (1-5 yrs.)
  • Structures – Bridges (6-11 yrs.)
  • Structures – K’nex (7-11 yrs.)
  • Tangrams (5-8 yrs.)
  • Teddy Bear Math (3-8 yrs.)
  • Time (4-6 yrs.)
  • World Music (3-8 yrs.)

Young Adult STEAM boxes

  • 3D Printing Pen (10 yrs. and up)
  • Crochet (10 yrs. and up)
  • Cublet (9 yrs. and up)
  • Electronic Playground (12 yrs. and up)
  • Knitting (10 yrs. and up)
  • Loom Knitting (10 yrs. and up)
  • Makey Makey (8 yrs. and up)
  • Origami (9 yrs. and up)
  • Ozobot (9 yrs. and up)
  • Papermaking (10 yrs. and up)
  • Raspberry Pi 3 (12 yrs. and up)
  • Sphero Mini (10 yrs. and up)
  • Stop Motion Animation (10 yrs. and up)

We are always looking to add more boxes!