Tag Archives: STEAM

Engineering for the zip line

As part of our STEAM series, kids designed and built weights out of our Lego Blocks. Then we saw which weights traveled the farthest and fastest on our zip line. Our STEAM series returns next year with a program focused … Continue reading

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Lake Branch opening STEAM station for kids

Kids can combine play and learning when they try out the new STEAM Station at our Lake Branch. (If you don’t know, STEAM is an acronym that stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math.) Fledgling scientists as young as … Continue reading

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Kids take on old tech

Smart phones have rendered a lot of technology redundant: cameras; clocks; GPS; iPods; encyclopedia (yes, books are a kind of technology); flashlights; and more. During their STEAM program in October, kids examined tech from bygone eras and placed them into … Continue reading

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Kids can check the tech at the library

Kids can learn new and novel ways to use technology when our STEAM series continues at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 24. Young techies will try hands-on experiments and activities using the latest gear. They’ll have fun and learn something too. During previous … Continue reading

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Sense & Science-Ability at the library

Kids tested all five of their senses earlier this week at our Main Branch. They needed to identify mystery flavors, mystery smells, mystery sounds, and even mystery feels, and they could only use one sense at time. The young scientists sniffed cotton … Continue reading

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