STEAM

STEAM Camp

At STEAM Camp on Monday, January 28 at 6pm we'll be exploring engineering and gravity principles when we design our own mini parachutes! All materials are supplied and no tickets are required-just show up! STEAM Camp is recommended for ages 6-12 years. We'll be enjoying this activity in the Public Meeting Room.

See future STEAM Camp programs on our online monthly calendarhttps://host4.evanced.info/harris/evanced/eventcalendar.asp?libnum=17, where you can view upcoming events, including Spring Break...STEAM Camp features Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math activity themed programs.

Fascination Station Preview on Tuesday, Dec. 4th

Picture of Cosmo, a small robotWe were recently awarded a generous grant through the North Harris County chapter of AAUW (American Association of University Women) to create the Fascination Station, a mobile STEM and maker cart. We will be unveiling the Fascination Station to the public for the first time on Dec. 4th at 4:45 pm. We have a robots (like Cozmo, pictured), building toys and more! This program is for children ages 5-12. A free ticket is required and can be picked up at the children's reference desk 15 minutes before the program. 

 

 

Fascination Station Preview*

Tuesday, Dec. 4th

4:45pm-5:45pm in the Robin Bush Room

Ages 5-12

*Free ticket required

STEAM Camp: Kaleidoscopes

Create your own kaleidoscope from recyclable materials Monday, September 24 from 6-7pm! STEAM Camp features Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math themed programs for ages 6-12 years. All materials are provided and we'll meet in the Public Meeting Room.

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STEAM reads for all ages

Let’s talk about STEAM y’all. Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. These are words that may sound daunting to some people, but in today’s world they’re important ones. From classrooms, to offices, and yes, even libraries, this acronym is becoming synonymous with the future. So whether you’re interested in learning more about the subjects, their past and whatever the future may bring, enjoy them already, or want to give a little nudge to someone in your life, big or small, here are a few titles, for all ages, to get you started. 

 

 

STEAM Camp: NASA Space Science

Have you ever gazed upon the moon and wondered it's secrets? Discover many of them on Monday, October 16 at 6pm in a special STEAM Camp: NASA Space Science Program when we will explore the phases of the moon and more! Activities include a Lunar Storytime, an Edible Moon Phase Craft, and we can even take your photo "on the moon" with a Greenscreen! Children's Area and Public Meeting Room. Recommended for ages 4 and up.

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STEAM Camps at the Paker Williams Branch Library

August 7-11 – STEAM Camp – STEAM Explorers @ 2:00-3:30 PM [8-12]
Helping to stop the summer slide and get kids brains back invigorated for learning, August 7th through the 11th the Parker Williams Branch presents its STEAM Camp. Ages 8 to 12 are invited to join us in the Library community room from 2 PM to 3:30 PM to learn about robotics, physics, electric circuits, and more. Pre-registration is required. 

Tween Time: Makey Makey/Snap Circuits

Join us Wednesday, July 26 at 4:30pm when you can try out the Makey Makey Invention and Snap Circuit Kits. Some of the fun things we'll be experimenting with are turning bananas into a keyboard  or bongos and playing games like Tetris with controls we make out of Playdough! Free tickets are available at the front desk. Tween Time programs are scheduled on the last Wednesday of every month and are recommended for ages 9-12 years. Crafts, STEAM programming, and movie showings are some of the activities featured along with free refreshments. Please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631 for questions or group attendance.

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STEAM Craft

Come learn about the origins and uses of the constellations and make your own constellation viewer this Monday at 4:30 pm.  All kids 5-11 are welcome.  Call 713-446-4438 for more information.

Earth Day Race Car Kid's Craft

Hug the earth today by doing your part to recycle or upcycle! Join us Monday, April 17 at 4:30pm in making a Recyclable Bottle Car Craft you will assemble yourself that actually moves. This program is recommended for ages 4 and up. Happy Earth Day!

STEAM Maker Craft

All kids ages 5-10 are invited to make LED Magnet throwies this Tuesday, April 11 at 4:30 pm.  This STEAM craft involves basic electronics and circuits. Call us at 713-466-4438 to reserve your spot!

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