Libraries revisited

Scheduled classes and events for the summer at public libraries are fast filling up.

More than ever, libraries are hosting innovative programs that support learning across the curriculum. STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics), STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics)and STREAM (science, technology, robotics, engineering, arts, mathematics)focused classes will reach students from preschool through high school.

In a brief survey of listings, I found workshops or events related to soldering, BEAM robotics (biology, electronic, aesthetics and mechanics), knitting, fencing, astronomy, macrame, chess and electric circuitry.

Events are usually free but advance registration is required. In some library systems, no-shows are prevented from signing up for future experiences.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s