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Phoenix Public Library has a ton of science resources for you to explore! Whether you're doing a science project, getting ready for a science fair or are interested in science for fun, we've got the stuff for you!

Check out a book!

We have lots of books for checking out (or putting on hold) that cover a wide variety of science and technology topics. Take a look at some of these titles here.

Log in to use our eResources!

From encyclopedias to maps, photos, articles and more, these databases are full of science information. Have your library card ready to access the databases below.

Science in Context​
Detailed information for science assignments and projects, including articles, biographies, videos, overviews and experiments.

Elementary in Context​
 ​(Formerly Kids Infobits)
Thousands of age appropriate articles, eBooks and and images, designed for grades K-6.

High School in Context (Formerly Student Resources in Context)
xplore information from science, literature and history through reference books, newspaper and journal articles, video and audio files.

Britannica Library

A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.​ 

Girl studying something with a microscope

Read a Magazine Online with RBdigital!

Did you know that with your library card, you have access to magazines online? This includes science magazines like Astronomy, National Geographic, Popular Mechanics and Science Illustrated. Learn more about RBdigital today! Please note that the content from RB Digital is currently available on The Greater Phoenix Digital Library and will no longer be available on the RB Digital platform after December 31, 2020.

Attend a Science Event!

Can't get enough science? Join us for one of these science events and learn interesting new activities and facts!

Check out a Culture Pass!

See science in person when you visit the Arizona Science Center, the Desert Botanical Garden, the Children's Museum of Phoenix or the Phoenix Zoo for free! Check out Culture Pass availability to get your hands on a pass that will admit 2 to one of these or other cultural institutions.

Games for Kids

Need a break from studying but still want to stay on task? Check out our Kids Games and scroll down to the "Science" section. With these games, you'll have fun while learning about animals, nutrition, magic tricks, geography, yucky science and more!

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