This past week young scientists joined the STEAM Team to conduct science experiments about volcanoes. We talked about how volcanoes form and what causes eruptions. Then we made our own model volcanoes, and of course, made them erupt!In case you missed it or want to re-create your volcano at home, here's what we did:
Join us Tuesday, July 1 at 2 p.m. for our weekly Summer Crafts activity.We'll be making patriotic Uncle Sam hats in celebration of Fourth of July.Stop by the children's room to create your very own hat, take it home and wear it while celebrating the Fourth of July. Recommended for kids ages 3-12.
Screening and discussion with filmmaker Erica R. Harding.
This film explores the culture and history of the Afro-Indigenous Garifuna people, emphasizing transnationalism and language preservation in contemporary South America. D.C. filmmaker Erica R. Harding will discuss the making of the film and her experiences with the Garifuna people of northern Honduras.
Russell Crowe, Terrence Stamp, Hugo Weaving and Guy Pierce...wait, what?
Yes, all of these men were in movies that celebrate Pride. Come check them out at the Library! The Sum of Us with Russell Crowe as a man looking for Mr. Right. Showing July 5 at 2 p.m.The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert needs no explanation. Showing July 19 at 2 p.m.
Explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics
Do you love all the fun stuff about science class? Are you looking for something creative and exciting to do this summer? Then, join the STEAM Team at the Mount Pleasant Library! Each week we will be exploring STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) with hands on activities. We'll meet on Wednesdays at 2 p.m. in the Children's Room on the 2nd Floor.
Join us for the first Kid's Night of the summer for some fun Origami creations.Every Monday night we'll have lots of fun in the Children's Room with a variety of activities. Monday, June 23 at 7 p.m. we'll be making Origami - the traditional Japanese art of paper folding. Recommended for ages 6-12