You may be familiar with the Nature Backpacks in Youth Services. Well, we have some exciting news. There are 8 all-new backpack themes available to check out! Activity backpacks are a collection of approximately 3-5 books and various activities based on a theme. Learn a new magic trick using sleight of hand in the Magic […]
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If you’re looking for some fun and interactive experiments to introduce, expand, or enhance your kids’ knowledge in the areas of STEAM (or if you’re simply looking for a fun afternoon project!), check out the links below for a wide variety of STEAM-related e-books through Hoopla. There are activity books for young children through teen to […]
My family loves games. Board games, card games, yard games, escape rooms… If you have a new game, we’re probably game to try it! One of my favorites growing up was a game that I called “One Word at a Time.” No game pieces are needed which makes it perfect to play on a whim. […]
Scavenger hunts are one of the most popular and highly requested activities for kids at the library. For anyone who has been missing our hunts, try out this new scavenger hunt at home! This hunt has an extra challenge: everything you find must be either black or white. How many items can you find?!
Does your family like to laugh? Join our friend Jeff McMullen in some entertaining and interactive comedy magic. He even teaches us a few magic tricks that we can use to amaze our family and friends! Mr. Jeff learned his very first magic tricks as a child from books that he checked out from his […]
Have you ever considered homeschooling, but didn’t know where to start? An Open House tomorrow might be the perfect opportunity for you to learn if homeschooling is right for you and your family. Local community members will be on hand to help answer questions and share information on local homeschooling resources. More information below!
If you’re looking for some fun and interactive experiments to introduce, expand, or enhance your kids’ knowledge in the areas of STEAM (or if you’re simply looking for a fun afternoon project!), check out this great selection of STEAM activity e-books through Hoopla. Look for the “Learning with STEAM” categories. There are activity books for young […]
Engineering is all about finding out how things are built and why. Explore the inside of a flashlight with your kids! Flashlight Assembly: Activity & Conversation Starters Sometimes trial and error is the best way to see what works and what doesn’t! Take time to explore the flashlight and all of its parts. 1. Take […]
MATH is this week’s feature for our Preschool STEM virtual series. Children learn best through play and preschool math can be as easy as building a toy train. Try out this “math lesson” with your little ones! Build & Measure Block Center: Activity & Conversation Starters Materials Ruler or tape measure Building materials, such as […]
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