Tag Archives: STEM

Making your own 3D glasses

Kids made their own 3D glasses during a STEM program last week at our library. They then used their new specs to check out photos from NASA’s Mars Rover. It’s not too complicated to make your own 3D glasses. You … Continue reading

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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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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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