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STEAM Learning @ the Library

STEAM Learning @ the Library

Published: February 01, 2018

Technology is an integral part of learning today, and the Library is offering a host of upcoming programs that make education fun and science more accessible.

• STEAM: Bright "Eye"-deas observes Inventors' Day by allowing participants to create animals whose eyes light up! The lesson teaches the basics of electricity to school-aged children. 828.465.8665

Tuesday, February 13 at 4 pm at the Newton library.

• Student STEAM: 4-H Bright Ideas Club is an ongoing exploration of topics like electromagnetic forces, circuits, Morse code, and catapult engineering! At each meeting, participants will complete hands-on projects based on 4-H program guides. Open to students 7-16. Registration recommended: 828.466.6827.

Tuesday, February 13 at 6 pm at the Sherrills Ford-Terrell branch.

• Vinyl Sticker Creations invites teens to create their own monograms and create vinyl cutouts of their favorite pictures using a Silhouette cutting machine. Two laptops are available, and teens are also welcome to bring their own. (The software is free to download.) 828.428.2712.

Friday, February 16 from 3:30–5 pm at the Maiden branch.