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Monday, May 22, 2017

The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.
STEAM Team Logo

S.T.E.A.M. Team

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Don't miss S.T.E.A.M. Team!  Every month we’ll do a different hands-on activity exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Monthly activities include science experiments, tech demonstrations, graphic design, mathematical games and more. All supplies included - just bring yourself. Ages 6 & Up in the Southeast Library meeting room. Children under 9 years old must have a parent with them on library premises.  Hand-on activities may require caretaker help and supervision.   

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Mad Science

Mad Science: Super Structures

Rosedale Library

4 p.m.
Amazing architecture and engineering! Discover how simple shapes like the triangle and arch strengthen and reinforce buildings. Join our science structure challenge... build an earthquake proof-building. Ages 8 and up.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  

Thursday, May 25, 2017

scratch logo

Make Your Own Anime

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

4 p.m.
Use Scratch to create your own animation! Scratch is a web based software that allows you to be as creative as you want to be! Parents or guardians must stay with their child(ren) during the duration of the program.  Registration is not required. Previous knowledge is not required.    For children 6 - 12 / Second Floor

Saturday, May 27, 2017

LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It!

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Mad Science

Mad Science: Super Structures

Northwest One Library

4 p.m.
Amazing architecture and engineering! Discover how simple shapes like the triangle and arch strengthen and reinforce buildings. Join our science structure challenge... build an earthquake proof-building. Ages 8 and up.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  
101 Great Science Experiments

Science Experiments

Southwest Library

4:30 p.m.
Children ages 6-12 are invited to join us for some fun science experiments. Children under 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Questions? Call 202-724-4691.  

Saturday, June 3, 2017

The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It!

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    
LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  

Saturday, June 10, 2017

The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It!

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    
LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
STEM graphic

2nd Saturday STEM Storytime!

Woodridge Library

11 a.m.
Join us the second Saturday of every month for a STEM-themed story time! It’s never too early to introduce basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to our youngest learners as they begin exploring their world. We’ll Sing, Talk, and Read about numbers, colors, plants, weather, and more. Stick around for a simple STEM craft at the end! Best for ages two to five.
STEM graphic

2nd Saturday STEM Storytime!

Woodridge Library

11 a.m.
Join us the second Saturday of every month for a STEM-themed story time! It’s never too early to introduce basic concepts of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to our youngest learners as they begin exploring their world. We’ll Sing, Talk, and Read about numbers, colors, plants, weather, and more. Stick around for a simple STEM craft at the end! Best for ages two to five.

Monday, June 12, 2017

makey kit

Makey Makey Mondays

Bellevue (William O. Lockridge) Library

4 p.m.
Join us, each month from April - July, we will be hosting Makey Makey Mondays.  Makey Makey Monday uses Makey kits that turn everyday objects into touchpads. Each month will be a new project. Registered attendees will have preference; after the first seven minutes, the program will open up to first come, first serve.Age Range: Children 5 to 13 years of ageLocation: Bellevue/ William O. Lockridge Library, 115 Atlantic St SW
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Image of the Explorer's Club STEAM logo and of a Building Bonanza building challenge

Explorer's Club: Building Bonanza

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Join us to explore all things STEAM. (That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone!) This month, we are building!  Design structures to meet our challenges using three different materials - sticks, cups, and blocks.   For children ages 2 and older and their caregivers.
science techonology engineering art math = STEAM

Explorer's Club

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Join us to explore all things STEAM. (That's science, technology, engineering, arts, and math - something to interest everyone!)  With hands-on learning and amazing take-home projects, come and see what we'll STEAM into!  Every second Tuesday at 4 p.m. For ages 5 and older. Children younger than 9 must be accompanied by a caregiver, and little hands may need adult help with some projects. For monthly program details, call 202-727-1449.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Lego Construction Crew

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
We supply the Legos, you bring your imagination.  Ages 4-12.  

Saturday, June 17, 2017

LEGO

LEGOs!

Mt. Pleasant Library

10 a.m.
Build, explore, and play with LEGOs and DUPLOs in the Children's Room from 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday. This program is designed for children ages 3-12 years old and their caregivers.  
The words Build It spelled out in lego letters

Build It!

Deanwood Library

10 a.m.
Design, construct, build, and play at Build It!  Put your STEAM skills and imagination to work and create one of a kind structures and projects with colorful building blocks, magnetic tiles, recycled objects, every day craft materials and more!    

Monday, June 19, 2017

Science in the Summer logos

Science in the Summer: Level 1

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
Science in the Summer logos

Science in the Summer: Level 2

Mt. Pleasant Library

3:30 p.m.
Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
The Lego Book

Lego Challenge!

Shaw (Watha T. Daniel) Library

4 p.m.
Come build your best Lego creation!   Lego pieces are small. Ages 5 and older please.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Science in the Summer logos

Science in the Summer: Level 1

Mt. Pleasant Library

2 p.m.
Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist. 
Science in the Summer logos

Science in the Summer: Level 2

Mt. Pleasant Library

3:30 p.m.
Students will discover how science helps athletes perform in their sports.  They will participate in challenges (balance, stability, reaction time) to understand physical and mental skills that can be helpful in sports and learn about the importance of good nutrition.  To understand the science behind the development of different types of protective sports equipment, students will build models.  In addition, they will explore the physics of several popular sports.  Students will create profile cards of their own ultimate athlete or sports scientist.