County libraries offering STEM programs

| February 12, 2016 | 0 Comments

library cardAnne Arundel County Public Library is committed to offering unique STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) events for young children, students and adults all year long. The STEM education approach fosters a love of math and science by engaging in inquiry, logical reasoning, collaboration and investigation. Check out what the Anne Arundel County Public Library has scheduled for this winter!

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Crofton Community Library

A Century of Bird-Feeding

2 p.m.

During National Bird-Feeding Month, hear the storied history of caring for these winged creatures. Margaret Barker, co-author of Feeding Wild Birds in America, describes the evolution of bird feeding since the 19th century and the backyard birds of then and now. Afterward, craft a treat for the birds.

 

Monday, February 15, 2016

Glen Burnie Regional Library

Build and Play

2 p.m.

Put on your engineering caps and build, build, build! Note: We’ll supply the Legos; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library.

 

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Annapolis Regional Library

Funology: Your Amazing Heart

5 p.m.

Do you know your heart will beat about 2.5 BILLION times in a lifetime? Or that during exercise blood travels from your heart to your big toe and back again in only 10 seconds? Join us for fun activities to explore your amazing heart.

 

Brooklyn Park Community Library

Tech Time: Makey Makey!

3:30 p.m.

Learn how to connect the world around you to a computer. Turn everyday objects into touchpads!

 

Edgewater Community Library

Family Fun Night

6 p.m.

Make Tuesdays “Library Night” for your family. Weekly family nights will include Legos, game nights, make and take crafts, storytimes and more. Each Tuesday will be a different activity for your family to enjoy together. Call the branch for details at 410-222-1538.

 

Saturday, February 20, 2016

Eastport-Annapolis Neck Community Library

Build and Play

10 a.m.

Come for Lego fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: We’ll supply the Legos; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library.

 

Odenton Regional Library

Build and Play

2 p.m.

Come for Lego fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: We’ll supply the Legos; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library.

 

Riviera Beach Community Library

Build and Play

2 p.m.

Come for Lego fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: We’ll supply the Legos; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library.

 

Severna Park Community Library

Build and Play

10 a.m.

Come for Lego fun! Design and build your own fantastic creations. Note: We’ll supply the Legos; please do not bring your own. The bricks must stay at the library.

 

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Crofton Community Library

Tech Tuesday: LED Bookmarks

4 p.m.

Make your own bookmark using felt, conductive thread and LEDs. Supplies will be provided.

 

Edgewater Community Library

Family Fun Night

6 p.m.

Make Tuesdays “Library Night” for your family. Weekly family nights will include Legos, game nights, make and take crafts, storytimes and more. Each Tuesday will be a different activity for your family to enjoy together. Call the branch for details at 410-222-1538.

 

Saturday, February 27, 2016 – 1:00pm

Deale Community Library

Create Your Own Adventure With Twine

1 p.m.

Learn some basic programming skills and develop your storytelling abilities using Twine to create your own adventure story. Ability to type needed. Registration required; please see branch staff or call 410-222-1948.

 

A complete list of library events, including a full schedule of early literacy classes, can be found online at www.aacpl.net/events.

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