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Duck when you enter the Drone Zone

The kids who came to our STEAM program on Tuesday designed buildings out of note cards and tape. Then they tried to navigate drones through their skylines. The design and engineering went well. The drones… well… you can see for … Continue reading

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Make catapults, launch marshmallows at our Headlands Branch

Go medieval! Kids can build their own catapults and launch marshmallows at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23, at our Headlands Branch. The young engineers can compete for the longest launch and best aim. The winner will receive a prize. … Continue reading

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Gumdrop architecture

Our STEAM kids had a cup full of gumdrops, 100 toothpicks & 15 minutes to build the tallest possible tower. Then — plot twist — they had to combine all of their towers to build an enormous mega-tower. It was … Continue reading

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Learn coding at the library

Would you like your kid to learn coding? Join the Club! Our Coding Club meets at 3:30 p.m. on the first Tuesday of the month at Mentor High School’s HUB. Our next meeting is Nov. 6. Our club uses Khan … Continue reading

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Engineering paper planes

Kids compete to see whose paper airplanes, which they designed, would fly the farthest. pic.twitter.com/XrQW0b0lrx — MentorPublicLibrary (@MentorPL) May 23, 2018 Kids learned about paper engineering — which, as you may have guessed, is another way of saying origami — during … Continue reading

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