We are kicking off April with all things STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) with free events, programs, and online resources for children of all ages. We know that the exploration of science & technology encourages and inspires a love of learning that leads to future careers in STEAM professions. So be sure to check out our FREE events and use your library card to access STEAM learning online resources that are available 24/7! Don't have your FREE library card yet? It only takes a minute to sign-up, HERE, and start enjoying all the amazing benefits. Happy STEAM Month and we look forward to seeing you at your nearest library branch!
Saturday, April 2 from 10:15 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Celebrate all things music with crafts, a storytime, and performances by Yogapalooza with Bari Koral and Mr. Joey.
Wednesday, April 20 at 4:30 p.m.
Observe some amazing science experiments then perform a couple of experiments on your own. We may even make a mess or two. Ages 6-11.
Saturday, April 23 at 10:30 a.m.
Celebrate all things STEAM. Visit each partner table for an activity that will help with the exploration of science and technology activities that encourage and inspire science at home. Ages 0-5.
Saturday, April 23 at 3 p.m.
Learn how to make beautiful art with our 3D printer and Makeblock, our cutting and engraving machine. Ages 12-17. Registration required.
Wednesday, April 27 at 4:30 p.m.
Learn about plants that eat insects and other weird wonders of nature, then make a nifty craft to take home! Grades K-5.
Early World of Learning: Preschoolers
The premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts in early childhood education, Early Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum, public library programming, or learning at home.
ScienceFlix: Grades K-6
Offering more than 50 complete units of study with over 8,000 science-related assets, ScienceFlix provides students with a better understanding of science concepts and ideas through hands-on projects, videos, multiple text types, and interactive features.
Socrates: Grades K-8
A fun and educational eLearning platform that creates dynamically-adjusting learning paths for each child. This learning tool performs like a video game, with prizes and incentives, as it sharpens math, English language arts, and science skills.
Interactive Science: Grades 6-12
Users can manipulate and explore 3D interactive models, allowing students to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth and space science. Reference and periodical content provide additional context for further understanding.