Tag Archives: STEAM

Full STEAM Ahead returns to Mentor Library

Full STEAM Ahead is back! That means kids can learn about science and other STEAM components during our special monthly series, which returns next week. The series begins with a focus on science. Kids from first through fifth grade can perform … Continue reading

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Best of Hoopla: Science

Do you love Hoopla yet? You can use it to stream everything from your St. Patrick’s Day playlist to Sesame Street. You can watch a monster-movie marathon or Disney classics any time and anywhere you have Wi-Fi. And it’s all … Continue reading

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Get making at our Creation Station

Want to make a stop-motion film? How about building a robot out of an electric toothbrush? Or creating a light-up greeting card with an electrical circuit? Then you’ll want to check out the Creation Station at our Lake Branch. Each month, … Continue reading

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Making cutouts like Henri Matisse

You only need construction paper, scissors, a glue stick, and imagination to make art like Henri Matisse. Matisse became famous as a painter and sculptor in the late 1800s and early 1900s; but, when he contracted abdominal cancer, it hurt … Continue reading

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Digital Scavenger Hunt

You can find anything online, right? Well, only if you know how to navigate the Internet. And there’s a big difference between an online search and research. Kids honed their research skills with a digital scavenger hunt during the STEAM program … Continue reading

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