Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, April 1

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

Half Day with a Robot Drum: Provided by the Eli Whitney Museum – K thru 4th Grade (Lucy Hammer Room)

Wednesday, April 10

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Let’s experiment with vibrations on this half day as we work together to assemble a replica of Leonardo da Vinci’s music making machine! The drum essentially uses different combinations of vibrations to create sounds and/or notes. Once we have assembled the drum we will take some time to personalize it with paint, markers and glitter.

Registration for this program is required. To do so, please call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321 or click here.

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, April 11

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, April 15

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

DIY: Bird Feeders – Middle School (Lucy Hammer Room)

Tuesday, April 16

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

3D design meets the outdoors when we convert 2D images into 3D models to construct cookie cutters, which will then be used to make bird feeder molds. Perfect for the spring and a great way for you to try your hand at 3D design with an end product in site. The library will provide all the necessary materials, all you need is to bring an open mind that is ready to create. Previous experience with 3D design is not necessary.

Space is limited, so registration is required. To do so please call 203. 488. 1441. ext 321 or click here

Seed to Plant: with the Children’s Museum of Southeastern Connecticut – K thru 3 (Reading Room)

Friday, April 19

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

It’s time to celebrate new beginnings and the coming of spring with a program based all around plants. During this program participants will take a journey through the plant life cycle, learn a little about plant parts and what they need in order to survive. The program will close with a mini planting project so that everyone has something green to take home.

Registration for this program is required. To do so, please call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321 or click here.

This program was made possible by the Allan Louis Loeb Foundation

Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, April 29

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

Cooking with You: a Meal Sharing Book Club for Families – 4th thru 6th Grade and Caregiver (Lucy Hammer Room)

Thursday, May 9

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

We are starting a cookbook club for families and we want to include you! Here’s how it works, stop by the Youth Services Department for this month’s cookbook. Review the recipes with your kids, test a few out and then the night of the meeting bring in something delicious to share. During the meeting we will eat, talk about the book and whether or not you would recommend it to your family and friends. We promise this will be a great way to meet people and share in the joy of cooking as a family!

Sound fun? Space is limited, so click here to sign up.

Muffins with Mom: a Special Mother’s Day Storytime – Babies thru Age 5 (Reading Room)

Saturday, May 11

10:30 am - 11:30 am

It’s time to celebrate moms, aunts, grandmothers and caregivers as Miss Mary and Miss Carly put a special storytime together that’s dedicated to Mother’s Day! Participants will be taken through a series of songs, rhymes and activities and will then hear a couple of stories about Mother’s Day. Children will then make something special for their caregiver and share in some one-on-one time by eating muffins and having juice.

Registration for this program is required so that we know how many participants to expect. To do so please call 203. 488. 1441. ext. 321 or click here.

Maker Mondays: Middle School (LUCY HAMMER ROOM)

Monday, May 13

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Blackstone Library offers a variety of high and low tech opportunities to express yourself through 3D design, digital art, web production, conductive sewing, video production and circuit creation!

Each session, we will introduce a different maker component and will then work on solo projects or together to create something tangible that you can then continue from home.

Registration for this program is required so that we can plan accordingly. To do so please call 203.488.1441 ext. 321.

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