elementary

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (grades 1-5)

Date: 
Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 4:15pm to 4:45pm
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

February theme: Money Matters: Teach Children to Save Program
Math is everywhere! Did you know that you can use math to help your money grow? Join Mary Barry from Frederick County Bank to learn about budgeting, saving, and how interest works to increase your bank account.

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (grades 1-5)

Date: 
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 4:15pm to 4:45pm
A visiting scientist from the Fort Detrick Alliance will teach us all about STEM each month!

January theme: Engineering Materials and Sample Testing
How are common construction materials are used and tested? How does concrete work? How does it compare with wood or steel? Explore engineering materials and learn the answers in this hands-on session with engineer Tom Taylor!

February theme: Money Matters: Teach Children to Save Program

Ivy + Bean Party

Date: 
Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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Age Group: 
Celebrate friendship with Ivy + Bean. Make friendship bracelets, cootie catchers, and magic wands. Crack codes and share secret messages. This program is for children in grades 2-5. Registration is required. One lucky winner will receive a 4-pack of tickets to “Ivy + Bean, The Musical” at the Weinberg on January 31, 2015, courtesy of the Weinberg Center for the Arts.

Pop-Up Lab

Date: 
Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangrams

Pop-Up Lab

Date: 
Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangrams

Pop-Up Lab

Date: 
Monday, January 26, 2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Urbana Library presents the Pop-Up Lab! When school is closed, the library is open! Join us from 10:00am until 4:00pm. Each Pop-Up Lab will feature a new, self-guided activity for kids to enjoy on their day off. No registration required. Jan. 26 - Ink Pen Chromatography; Feb. 13 - Vintage Tech Lab; Feb. 16 - Cup Architecture; April 2 - Friendship Bracelets; April 3 - Tangrams

Think with BINK: A Fort Detrick Alliance STEM Program for Kids (Grades 1-5)

Date: 
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 4:30pm to 5:00pm
Age Group: 
Engineering Materials and Sample Testing - How are common construction materials are used and tested? How does concrete work? How does it compare with wood or steel? Explore engineering materials and learn the answers in this hands-on session with engineer Tom Taylor!

Homeschool Literature Group - Classic

Date: 
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Elementary school students join us for a World Literature discussion series of classic and award winning books. Read, Discuss and Explore! Contact WA branch for more information and to enroll. All books will be available free through the library. Grades 2-4.

Science at Sundown

Date: 
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:00pm
Age Group: 
Story Based Science ... can you build a better house than the Three Little Pigs? Rescue Rapunzel from her tower? Join teachers from local elementary schools as guest readers then stay to problem solve the science inside the books. Bring your imaginations and creativity. Check Walkersville Branch for the schedule of guest readers.

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