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Do you love STEM? Do you want to be a founding volunteer member helping us to build the momentum for our opening year of the Reading Science Center #RDGsci, located on Penn Street in downtown Reading?

We want your help! Maybe you have an hour to give conducting tours, maybe you have weekend and after school hours to teach in our cell lab – whatever you have to offer in time and talent, we will find you a volunteer job that can help us make Berks County’s first Reading Science Center a huge community success.


Dear Reading Science Center Friends and Families, For many months, the Reading Science Center volunteers have worked hard and fast to open our doors this

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The Reading Science Center aims to provide educational and entertaining hands-on science and technology experiences for the community, schools, and families.

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The operation of a local science center will benefit the city of Reading and the surrounding areas in many ways.

– Present science concepts to the public
– Encourage STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math)
– Contribute to economic, recreational, and educational growth
– Inform the community about scientific activities in the Reading area