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Beyond School Resources

This special library collection is designed for families and students who need materials that supplement or enhance their school curriculum.  Kits may include curriculum guides, manipulatives, educational games, science lab equipment, and more!

We have a variety of kits including:

3-Way School Microscope
Astronomy Backpack*
Bugs Backpack*
Build & Learn Geometry
Comprehension Reading Game
Electricity Activity Tub
Flip it! Multiplication Game
Force & Motion Activity Tub
General Fossil Collection
Human Body Activity Tub

Laser Maze Science Game
Lens & Prism Set
Life Cycles Theme Box
Plants Activity Tub
Read the Clock! Time Game
Rocks & Soil Activity Tub
Science Experiments Backpack*
Solar System Activity Tub
Weather Activity Tub
World Map Molding Kit

*Early Learning Kit

View a complete list of our Beyond School Resources Kits here and check the availability and/or place a hold!


Each kit includes a variety of items such as curriculum guides, manipulatives, educational games, science lab equipment, and more! Specific contents of each kit are listed in the library catalog. Click on the title of a kit to see the list of contents.

Beyond School Resources Kits can be checked out for three weeks, and they are renewable.

Yes, all El Dorado County kits can be requested using the library catalog or you can call your local library for assistance.

Please return the entire Beyond School Resources Kit to the library service desk. Do not put them in the library's drop boxes.

Yes, overdue fines are $0.25 per day per item/kit up to a maximum of $5 per item/kit.


These resources are funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), administered in California by the State Librarian.

Our goal is to help children achieve
academic success!