"If they can reach up to the height of the table, they're okay."

The Chemists in the Library program of the Minnesota ACS section visits a different community library in Saint Paul or Hennepin County once a month to perform free hands-on activities with kids of all ages. Most events are on Saturday afternoons, which makes them easy to attend for the volunteers, who are chemists from the University of Minnesota, local colleges, and industry. This results not only in great outreach but also excellent networking opportunities for the volunteers. Each event lasts for 2 hours, and volunteers are asked to come to the event 30 minutes in advance to help set up things. Other preparation prior to events is not required. If you would like to know more, contact Phil Buhlmann or check out the National ACS Chemistry Ambassador Success Story profile.

Go to the "Calendar" link for more details on upcoming events.

2020 Dates

January 25th, 1:30 PM at Sun Ray Library

February 15th, 1:30 PM at Roseville Library

March 7th, 1:30 PM at Dayton's Bluff Library

March 28th, 1:30 PM at Ramsey County Library in Shoreview

April 25th, 1:30 PM at Rockford Road Library in Crystal

June 13th, 10:30 AM at Wyoming Area Giese Memorial Library

July 25th, 1:30 PM at Rice Street Library in St. Paul

August 22nd, 1:30 PM at Augsburg Park Library in Richfield

September 19th, 1:30 PM at Hayden Heights Library in St. Paul

October 24th, 1:30 PM at Minneapolis Central Library  <-- 200th Chemists in the Library Event!

November 14th, 1:30 PM at Northeast Library in Minneapolis

Devember 5th, 1:30 PM at Southdale Library in Edina

2021 Dates

January 23rd, 1:30 PM at Rogers Library

February 13th, 1:30 PM at Brooklyn Park Library

March 6th, 1:30 PM at East Lake Library in Minneapolis

March 27th, 1:30 PM at Hopkins Library

April 24th, 1:30 PM at Golden Valley Library

June 12th, 1:30 PM at Franklin Library in Minneapolis

July 31st, 1:30 PM at Rice Street Library in St. Paul

August 21st, 1:30 PM at Sumner Library in Minneapolis

September 18th, 1:30 PM at Oxboro Lirary in Bloomington

October 23rd, 1:30 PM at Minneapolis Central Library

November 13th, 1:30 PM at North Regional Library in Minneapolis

December 4th, 1:30 PM at Linden Hills Library in Minneapolis