July 17-23 is STEAM Week! Previously known as Science Week, STEAM Week incorporates plenty of programs promoting science, technology, engineering, the arts, and math. Click on each link to see if you have to register or not.

·         Sunday, 7/17, 3:00-4:00 PM: Art Smarts  Craft Room

Explore some works of a well-known artist and then use what you've seen to create an art piece of your own! Attendee must be between the grades of 3 and 5.

·         Monday, 7/18, 12:00-7:00 PM: STEAM Pop-Up Museum! Porter Room

Kick off STEAM Week with hands-on exhibits featuring arch building, programming a robot and more! Ticketed sessions will be hosted every hour, so please choose the session that works best for you. Limit of 6 free tickets per adult, available beginning July 11 in the Youth Department.

·         Tuesday, 7/19, 1:00-2:30 PM: Makey Makey PC Lab

During STEAM Week, Tuesday is Technology! All ages can have fun with the Makey Makey: a device that can turn anything conductive into a keyboard (such as fruits, vegetables, humans, water, metal objects, foil, conductive thread, coins, and Play-Doh!) Make a "banana piano" or a human drum set; play Pac-Man with Play-Doh, Super Mario with a graphite pencil-drawn gamepad... the possibilities are endless! Be sure to register in advance, as there are only 12 computers.

·         Wednesday, 7/20, 11:00-11:45 AM: WPPL’s Annual Egg Drop Porter Room

Celebrate engineering during STEAM week with your design in our egg drop. Come to the Porter room from 11:00-11:45 to build your design to hold your egg. Join us at 12:00 noon in the library lobby for the official egg drop.

·         Thursday, 7/21, 7:00-8:30 PM: Google Art Project PC Lab

Come and learn about the Google Art Project. Discover and share artworks from museums around the world.

·         Friday, 7/22, 1:00-3:00 PM: Mathpalooza Craft Room

Love it or hate it, Math is part of everyday life. Join us at Mathapalooza to try out various math exploration stations. Children’s program.

·         Saturday, 7/23, 2:00-3:00 PM: Solar Oven Storytime Room

We will construct a solar oven out of a pizza box and attempt to cook a recipe with it. You can take your oven home along with some solar oven recipes. Tween program.

·         Saturday, 7/23, 4:00-5:00 PM: Full STEAM Ahread: Geocaching PC Lab

Learn about geocaching and go on a library geocache! Attendee must be between the grades of 3 and 4.


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