Kids Events

JIGSAW PUZZLE SWAP
Sunday, January 13, 1:30-2:30 pm
Bring in your puzzles and swap with others. Puzzles must have all the pieces. No registration required.

MAKER CLUB
Mondays, Jan. 14 & 28, Feb. 11 & 25, 6:30-8:30 pm
All ages (age 12 & under must be accompanied by an adult). Led by Ryan Brock, create your own tech based project and learn about micro controllers, soldering, wiring, and programming. Participants do not need to attend every session but must come to the first session in order to choose a project. There will be a fee for some supplies after projects are chosen. Limited to 20.

LOOK OUT FOR UFOs!
Friday, January 18, 2-3 pm
Grades 1-5. Use your imagination to design, build and test flying objects in a wind tunnel! You’ll learn how differently shaped objects move in air as you create and improve on your designs.

LIBRARY OF THINGS SHOW & TELL
Saturday, January 19, 1-2 pm
Did you know that the library has a variety of “things” that can be checked out? From different types of electronics, to craft tools, to recreational play equipment and STEM discovery kits, we’ll have almost everything on display for you to learn about.

ROBOTICS WORKSHOPS
Mondays, Jan. 21, 3:30-5:30 pm, February 4, 6:30-8:30 pm February 18, 3:30-5:30 pm
Grades 4-12. Learn or improve your programming skills with the LEGO Mindstorms modules and apply those skills to various challenges. You must have attended the Basics class or one of the previous Robotics Workshops. A Build-A-Robot session does not qualify. Register for each class. Limited to 18.

Bugs, Beetles and Bookworms
Monday, January 21, 1-2 pm

Recommended for grades K-8. This fun insect safari has kids investigating the wonders of bees, beetles, spiders and more. They’ll meet live insects and discover how bugs bodies are similar to their own.

SCIENCE PATROL
Saturdays, 10:30-11:30 am
Ages 3-6 with an adult. Parents, here’s a fun way to experience science with your child. Please register for each class.
January 26 – Can we get gummy worms to float, dance and move? Let’s find out using a chemical reaction
February 23 – Let’s join the Slime craze. We will make stretchy slime.

WIRED FOR SCIENCE
Tuesday, February 5, 5-6 pm
Grades 4-5. Invisible Ink! We’ll experiment with recipes to determine the best way to write secret messages.

BUILD-A-ROBOT
Saturday, February 16, 1-4 pm
Ages 9-Adult. Work with a partner to build one of the LEGO EV3 robot models that come with the education kit and then download the model program to activate your robot. Adults not required, but this is a great chance for caregivers to share a STEM activity with your child. Register for each class. Limited to 16.

Forces in Motion >>>
Monday, February 18, 1-2 pm
Ages 4-12. Steve Belliveau brings a fun action-packed science program where kids get to participate and learn how the world moves. Your kids will want to see a real Hovercraft, a human Gyroscope, a Giant Pendulum, The Tug of War of Science and a Rocket Car.