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Discovery Kit FAQ

What is a Discovery Kit?
Made possible by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), the Batavia Public Library is proud to present circulating kits featuring a variety of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) items.

What is in a Discovery Kit?
While each kit contains unique items related to their subject, all kits contain a Discovery Journal for you to share your experience with other kids as well as a survey to let us know what you liked. Many of the kits contain books and dvd’s for further exploration.

How Long can I Keep a Discovery Kit?
The loan period for a Discovery Kit is 4 weeks.

How Many Discovery Kits Can I Check Out?
Due to the limited number of kits, please check out at a time per family.

Can I Place a Hold on a Kit I am interested in?
Yes, Batavia Public Library cardholders may place holds on Discovery Kits.

Where Do I Return the Kit Once I am Finished?
Please return the kit to the circulation desk at the Batavia Public Library

Discovery Kits

Click the links to check availability and to learn more about each of the Discovery Kits.

Coding Mouse- Learn to code by designing a maze and guiding a motorized mouse through the maze.  Recommended for ages 4+

Reptiles– Explore reptile replicas with this fascinating kit.

Bird Watching- COMING SOON!

Backyard Explorers- COMING SOON!

Magnatiles- COMING SOON!

Engineering with John Henry- COMING SOON!

Problem-Solving with Paul Bunyan- COMING SOON!

Building with Johnny Appleseed-COMING SOON!

Ozobots- COMING SOON!

Earthquakes- COMING SOON!

Fossils-COMING SOON!

Cubelets- COMING SOON!

Snap Circuits- COMING SOON!