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Ozobots are tiny robots designed for children to learn basic coding in an enormously fun and easy way!
Sign up is required for these programs. The program curriculum repeats for each class, so children may sign up for one session only. Classes are for children ages 4-6. Please sign-up for a single session at the Children's information desk on the lower level of the library.
Make Mobile Apps for Android using MIT App Inventor, a blocks-based online programming tool that allows even beginners to quickly start programming and build fully functional apps for Android devices. Gain a gentle introduction to user-interface design, event handling and boolean logic. Instructions provided so children can continue to work on apps and games at home.
Sign-up to reserve a spot or drop-in and see if space is available.
Sign-up online or at the Information Desk.
Þ No programming background or experience is required.
Þ Returning participants will work on more advanced apps.
Þ For 3rd-8th graders
Þ Bring your own Windows laptop or Android phone or use one of ours.
Workshops are offered by Aquacoders.com. If you have questions, please call 408-623-4149.
Together, families will have fun with math and engineering, while developing logical thinking, spatial reasoning, creative problem-solving and number sense.
-This is a series of four 90 minute programs.
-Families may drop in for any class and do not need to pre-register.
-For families with children in Grades K-5
-Classes are bilingual Spanish/English
March 3rd: Getting in Shape: Shapes, Symmetry and Structures: Explore the importance of shapes and symmetry from everyday objects to family-built model skyscrapers.
March 10th: Go the Distance: Measurement: Methods of measurement are put to the test as families engineer a device to fling a rubber band the farthest distance.
March 17th: A Grand Time: Telling Time: Discover how time flies as families design and build roller coasters and time their wild rides.
March 24th: Pattern Play: Logic, Classification and Patterns: Families play with patterns and logic through games and the construction of their own kaleidoscopes.
For more information check : www. thetech.org/fme
Baby Lapsit is a 20-minute interactive storytime between a baby and the caregiver with a librarian presenting stories, action rhymes, and songs. Participants are invited to stay for a "Play and Learn" session following storytime, allowing babies and their caregivers more time to interact with each other.
Come build with our LEGOS and display your creations in the library! A theme is provided each week, but you can build whatever you want. For school-aged kids in Kindergarten and up and we ask that younger siblings remain outside the alcove. Registration not required.
- Monday March 5 - Searching the Internet: Navigating Genealogy Websites
- Monday March 19 - Other Records: Land, Tax, Probate, Church, Military, Immigration, Newspapers, Books
*NOTE: In order to provide a safe environment, numbered tickets will be issued starting at 10:00 am. Doors will open 10 minutes before the program. Doors will close 5 minutes after the program has started or when maximum occupancy is reached, whichever comes first.