One such community resource in the Colorado Front Range is STEMpunked which is a business run by Richard Blake. Richard has extremely interesting collections of items ranging from rocks to one-of-a kind early computing devices which he has expertly curated into K-6 lessons and activities. Visit his website: www.stempunked.com/
Richard visits schools and libraries with his extensive hands-on learning opportunities for students:
Many community members are thrilled to offer their time, either free or for a fee, in sparking young students' interest in topics or ideas they may otherwise not experience.