Extend Your Resources Through Our Free Lending Library

Open to the Public Tuesday and Thursday | 9:00 – 11:00 am in the Space and Innovation Center

The Museum’s Lending Library is a trove of knowledge and inspiration, offering a captivating gateway into the world of flight and aerospace. Beyond its timeless exhibits and iconic aircraft, our learning resources provide a dynamic and immersive educational experience through our extensive collection of lesson plans, books, activity kits, and more. Whether you are a passionate educator, a curious learner, or an aviation enthusiast, the Lending Library is a tool for visitors to take flight on a journey of discovery, knowledge, and imagination.

The Resource Center’s Lending Library offers a variety of STEM books, NASA resources, STEM Activity Kits, Classroom set of books and equipment, Lesson Plans and more! Items are free to check out. STEM Activity Kits are available for check out August – May each year. STEM Activity Kits are not available for check out June – July due to scheduled inventory, upgrades, and maintenance. Please feel free to browse the library’s other summer offerings and available items and books

Items Available for Check Out

Items Available for Check Out
  • Reference Books
  • Educator Guides & Lesson Plans
  • STEM Activity Kits
  • Classroom Sets of Novels, Thesaurus’, etc.
  • Equipment & Supplies
  • Study Guides for High School and College Exams
  • DVD’s
  • and more…

Curriculum areas covered include, but are not limited to, Aviation, Aeronautics, Astronomy, Biology, Earth and Space Sciences, Geography, Life Sciences, Meteorology, Physical Science, Physics, and more. These materials are available to educators free of charge.

Items for Use Inside the Library

Items for Use Inside the Library
  • Computers for Research
  • Di-Cut Machine with many templates
  • Notebook Binding Machine
  • Disc Duplicator
  • Quiet Workspaces
  • Conference Areas
  • and more…

Materials Available

Materials Available
  • NASA Fact Sheets & Educational Briefs
  • Activity Books & Pamphlets
  • Colorful Posters & Lithographs