Youth

    Maker Space Series - January


    All programs run from 3-4pm on Tuesdays, and are for children ages 8-11.

     

    January 2 - Coding for kids: Scratch Jr./ Hopscotch.  

    Kids will learn how to make their own interactive stories and animations using code from Scratch Jr. and Hopscotch computer programs. (pre-registration required)

     

    January 9th, Lego Challenge: Winter City.  

    Strengthen your STEM  muscles and spark your imagination with an abundance of Lego bricks. (pre-registration required)

     

    January 16th, 3D Coloring Using Quiver App

    The Quiver App combines physical coloring from “back in the day” with state of the art augmented-reality technology. Coloring pages have never been so much fun! Coloring books will always be popular because they allow children to apply their own artistic vision to templates of their favorite characters, items, and places. Now with Quiver, children can bring their unique coloring creations to life in extraordinary 3D-augmented reality. Characters literally leap off the page, entertaining everyone. (pre-registration required)

     

    January 23rd, Lego Challenge: Snowman

    Strengthen your STEM muscles and spark your imagination with an abundance of Lego bricks. (pre-registration required)

     

    January 30th, littleBits Creations.  

    This littleBits creations program is designed for youth to both learn about and explore STEAM concepts and 21st century skills. littleBits are kits that are composed of electronic building blocks that are color-coded, magnetic, and make complex technology simple and fun. Together they’re interchangeable in millions of different ways to empower youth to invent anything. (pre-registration required)

     

    *Please call to register for this program—space is limited.

     

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    Maker Series - February (Tuesdays)


    *Tuesday, February 6,

    Coding for kids, Scratch Jr./ Hopscotch. 3-4 PM.

    Kids will learn how to make their own interactive stories and animations using code from Scratch Jr. and Hopscotch computer programs. Ages 8 to 11.

     

    *Tuesday, February 13,

    Lego Challenge: Valentine’s Day. 3-4 PM.

    Strengthen your STEM muscles and spark your imagination with an abundance of Lego bricks. Ages 8 to 11.

     

    *Tuesday, February 20,

    Strawbees. 3-4 PM.

    Children will be introduced to the different Strawbees connectors and explore how to build shapes from an idea card using straws and connectors. This exercise is for children to discover the capabilities of Strawbees with free building. Children may choose to work in teams or individually. Ages 8 to 11.

     

    *Please call to register for this program-space is limited. 244-7036

     

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    "Books Come to Life" with AB2 - 02/15 (Thurs)


    WHEN: February 15th at 10:15 AM (during Preschool Story Times)

    Join Rachel O'Donald of AB2 (Active Body-Active Brain) for a creative music and movement-based exploration of early literacy skills. The class will focus on a concept of dance tied to a children's book.

    A wide variety of music, props and rhythm instruments add to the fun and learning! Ages 3 - 6.

    Free - no registration required.

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