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How to use the Science Center Library

The Needham Science Center has many items that can be circulated to staff within the Needham School District.

  • Videos
  • Games and toys
  • Sound recordings
  • Activity guides
  • Kits
  • Equipment
  • Posters
  • Books (adults and children)
  • Curriculum guides
  • Exhibits
  • Models
  • Class book sets
  • Big books
Items are described and indexed in a convenient catalog that can be accessed by clicking this link and then choosing “Science Center”.

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You can then search by keyword, title, subject, or author. To request material, you must create an account.

Choose “Create Account” and input your last name and barcode (Needham staff can get their barcodes by contacting the Science Center). You can then request items by clicking on the “Hold it” button; if the item is in we will send it to you within five to seven days.

We have lots of posters featuring all sorts of science topics. Search for posters through through our online catalog (see above) or come browse the collection in person.

NOTE: Live animals and some class kits do not appear in the database. To request these materials, contact the Science Center by phone 781-455-0475 or email View available animals.

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