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STEM Fest 2024

Saturday, April 13th, 2024 at the Romeoville Branch from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.

If you are interested in being an exhibitor please fill out the application form.

Science is Awesome! That's the message for kids and adults who attend our event.

We welcome families, scout troops, teachers, and students of all ages for a fantastic day of science. Experience outstanding hands-on activities and engaging demonstrations from Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) leaders and innovators.

You can get an up-close and personal look at reptiles with Dave DiNaso’s Traveling World of Reptiles, and Crosstown Exotics, visit our SLIME Lab, or take part in the stimulating science activities we'll have a for all to enjoy.

Look at all the awesome hands-on activities we enjoyed during past STEM Fests! Robots, learning to code, reptiles and much more. Come and find out what's new this year!


Just a few of the confirmed exhibitors for 2024:

  • Dave DiNaso's Traveling World of Reptiles with shows at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:30 pm
  • After the Peanut
  • American Nuclear Society - Chicago Section
  • Argonne National Labortory
  • Bricks & Minifigs
  • C.A.R.E - Citizens Against Ruining the Environment
  • ChiBots
  • Chiro One Wellness Centers
  • Chicago Archaeological Society and Illinois Association for the Advancement of Archaeology
  • Crosstown Exotics
  • DuCap - DuPage County Area Project
  • Estimation Station
  • Forest Preserve of Dupage County
  • Girls Who Code
  • Illimois Aviation Museum at Bolingbrook
  • Illinois Storm Chasers
  • Instapot with Director Scott Pointon
  • Isle a la Cache- Forest Preserve District of Will County
  • Joliet Junior College Makers Lab
  • Joliet Junior College Technical Department
  • Joliet Junior College Veterinary Technology Program
  • Jurica-Suchy Nature Museum at Benedictine University
  • Lewis University's Math and Data Science Clubs
  • Lewis University's Biology Department
  • Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie
  • Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago
  • Nicor Gas
  • One Hundred Global NFP.
  • Phyllis Girdwood - Homemade Learning Activities
  • Quantum Paranormal Investigators
  • Romeoville Art Society
  • Romeoville Fire Department Featuring Drones
  • Romeoville Police Department
  • Society of Women Engineers - Chicago Regional Section
  • SLIME LAB - make your own slime
  • Universal Lego user Group
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Village of Romeoville Television
  • White Oak Library Foundation
  • White Oak Library Friends
  • Will County Bee Keepers
  • Will County Green
  • Will County Master Gardeners (University of Illinois Extension)
  • PLUS many more hands-on activities and crafts

Also enjoy some tasty treats from Mr. Salty!

Mr. Salty Food Truck

White Oak Library District was able to hold our STEM Fest because of a generous grant provided by CITGO and the continued support of the Friends of the White Oak Library District. Special thanks to the Rotary Club of Romeoville for sponsoring the Library Foundation’s raffle.