Tag Archives: STEAM

Learning to code at the library

Looking at a career in tech? Want your kids to be IT literate? Either way, you want to know about coding. Here are four ways we can help you or your children learn coding: 1. We have a monthly coding … 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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It’s electric! Making circuits with play-dough

Our STEAM club got a charge out of learning about electricity. (No more puns? OK, we’ll stop.) The kids made circuits out of play-dough, clay and LEDs, which stands for light-emitting diodes. While we usually use metals to conduct electricity, … 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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