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Middle School Spot Maker Project

The Middle School Spot Maker project this week is throwies. Make some of these magnetic LED lights to brighten up your locker or bedroom! All kids and teens 10-13 are welcome this Wednesday, August 31 at 5 pm.

We are an Official Google Maker Space

  The Aldine Branch Library just received confirmation that we have been selected as a Google Maker Camp Affiliate.  

Congratulations!

You've been selected as a Maker Camp affiliate — and we're here to get you rolling, hosting a Maker Camp in your community! 

So just what does this mean for our customers.  This camp will be giving us lots of project ideas to pass on to our participants.  

Teen STEM Engineering Challenge

BridgeCalling all Teens! Come and test your engineering skills and take the STEM Challenge! How tall a tower can you build using only aluminum foil? How strong a bridge can you build using only straws, yarn and masking tape? Find out this Friday, June 24 at 4:00 pm. This program is for teens only! Kids under the age of 12 will get their chance to try on Monday, June 27 at 4:00 pm.

Winter Wonders at Stratford Library

Experience icy science magic at the Stratford Library!

Tuesday January 26

4:30 - 5:30 PM

For kids all ages!

Codename Gener8 Kickoff!

Codename Gener8

Codename Gener8 is a new makerspace program where teens grades 6-12 can learn 3D modeling on our new 3D printer and coding through Dash & Dot robots. Preview the technology and classes we will have available to teens through 2016 during our 2 hour open house on Saturday, January 9 from 1:00-3:00 in the Meeting Room.

This science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)-focused program is made possible through a grant from the Best Buy foundation and the generosity of the Friends of the Library-Kingwood (FOLK). For more information, please call the library at 281-360-6804.

STEAM Camp/Family Night!

 

Can you invent your own color? Join us tonight and find out at STEAM Camp when we'll explore other science concepts too such as bridge building, floating boats, and making your own hoop glider! These activities are part of a parent/child workshop series, so please feel free to bring the whole familly...Recommended for ages 6-12 years. Public Meeting Room. For more information or groups please call North Channel Branch at (281) 457-1631.

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STEAM Camp: 3-D Printing!


Would you like to see a 3-D printer in action? Then drop by North Channel Branch this evening, Monday September 28 at 6pm for STEAM Camp! It's your last chance to view the touring 3-D printer h for now...so don't miss it. Staff will demonstrate, run the printer, and distribute give-away items like little minecraft and robot trinkets! STEAM Camp is usually recommended for ages 8 and up, however, anyone interested in learning about this new and advancing technology is welcome. The program will be held in the Public Meeting Room. Photo courtesy thingiverse.com and Makerbot.

Spaghetti Towers

Come to the Tuesday Tween Craft on September 22 at 4:30pm to create Spaghetti Towers! They can be like the Eiffel Tower or Wayside School. Just come on out and join the fun. All kids 8-12 are welcome.

 

 

Picture courtesy of flickr user Shane

STEAM Camp: Art! @NChannel

What happens when gravity hits paint? Find out at this month's STEAM Camp! Our theme will be art and the fun will happen this Monday, April 27 from 6 to 7pm. This program is recommended for ages 6 and up. All materials will be provided. Don't miss it! For more information about STEAM Camp call the North Channel Branch at  281-457-1631.

2015 Vital Imagery Ltd.

AAUW Grants Boost HCPL STEM Programs

The North Harris County Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) recently awarded grants through two HCPL friends groups to enhance children’s science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) educational programs at their branches.The grants were presented by the Fellowship Fund Program Committee during the NHC - AAUW’s Outstanding Women Awards Luncheon in February.

 

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