All About STEM!

Families of the Metro Detroit community are invited to join us for a day of free age-appropriate activities and information surrounding science, technology, engineering, arts, and math held at the Detroit Public Library's Main Branch.

  • STEM Exhibit Hall: Join the community for a variety of activities. Leaders in STEM fields will be on hand to provide activities, demonstrations, and information about STEM in the Metro Detroit area.
  • Tinker: The children’s library will be turned into a maker space for kids to explore STEM.
  • How to Protect my Ideas: USPTO staff and volunteers will discuss innovation and invention, and lead exercises on patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.
  • Ask the Experts: Volunteers from pro bono, and small business resources will be on hand to provide information and answer general questions on programs to support local entrepreneurship and innovation.

All ages are welcome for a day of innovation and exploration.  There is no fee to attend. Registration is not required to attend, however, it is highly encouraged. Please register here.

Questions? Contact the Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office at: or 313-446-4800.