Saint Paul Public Library will be closed August 30 - September 1.

Extended hours at Hayden Heights and Merriam Park end August 29.

Science & Technology

Research Databases

Selected Websites

  • National Geographic

    Maps, articles, and special features relating to geography and the natural world.

  • Public Library of Science

    A non-profit organization of scientists and physicians committed to making the world's scientific and medical literature a freely available public resource.

  • NASA Science

    News and articles NASA research, explaining the science and the impact of science. Covers astronomy and space science, biology, and the physical sciences.


    U.S. federal government information resources about science, including technical reports, journal citations, databases, government web sites, and fact sheets.



  • How Stuff Works

    Information on everything from computers to cars, anthrax to airplanes, nuclear powers plants to espresso machines, and more. Find out how they work at this site.

Science Fair

  • Science Buddies

    Science project ideas database and topic selection wizard.

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