The Innovation Destination is a one-stop site that contains a wealth of exciting, unique and free resources for use by budding young innovators and the adults who guide, support and motivate them.


A wealth of free resources for use by young innovators and the adults who support and guide them.



Making Literacy-Innovation Connections for Rural Public Libraries and Their Youngest Patrons, providing information and all the digital tools you'll need to implement the program! Click Here


Get SET! a quick and easy-to-use digital tool to help young inventors evaluate the resources they use during the invention process. Click Here




Searchable database of 500+ video segments from interviews with successful young innovators.
Variety of educator-created, STEM-based, and inquiry-focused lessons plans and independent learning activities.
Young Innovators "Wall of Fame," linked to video, brief bios, and other information about past and current young innovators.
Self-paced, independent training program for effective mentoring of young innovators.
Monthly blog covering a wide range of topics, written by a variety of experts in the areas of STEM-based innovation and youth.
Database of innovation-related resources, searchable by level, keyword, and format.

The Innovation Destination is funded in-part by a National Leadership Grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services.

Young Innovators Wall of Fame

Isabella S. - Profile

Isabella S.

Jessica - Profile


Emma C. - Profile

Emma C.

Nasario - Profile


The Innovation Destination


The Innovation Destination was designed and evaluated by a team from the Center for Digital Literacy at the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University and developed by Data Momentum Inc, in partnership with the Connecticut Invention Convention, By Kids for Kids, New York On Tech, and over 70 school librarians and young innovators.