Science Literacy Week

Always question, always wonder.

Boy working with chemicals

Science Literacy Week - September 18-24

Science Literacy Week is a week-long celebration of science in Canada. Science Literacy Week highlights Canada’s outstanding scientists and science communicators from coast-to-coast. The goals are to showcase the excellence and diversity of Canadian science and to show how exciting science is. For one week in September, libraries, universities, museums and other partners put on a spectacular nationwide festival of science.

Events and Activities for Everyone

Take online Science Quizzes to test your knowledge!  

We will be at the Stratford Fall Fair (in the "Education Tent", Market Building) on Thursday September 21 from 5-7 pm - during the Family BBQ - and on Saturday September 23 from 1-3 pm.  

Explore science-based activities and simple experiments throughout the library.

Check out some of our newest science and science activity books or a Maker Kit!

For Adults and Teens

Check out displays on the Main Floor about the Chemistry of Everyday Things.

  • Related articles will be available at the reference desk

For Kids

The Lower Floor will have activities throughout the space for you to experience SUPER science!

  • Aquaman's Ocean In A Bottle
  • Iron Man's Magnetic Power Station
  • Spiderman's Wacky Webs
  • Make It Fly
  • Tinkering Station

Science Quizzes

Take online Science Quizzes to test your knowledge!