Join us for a STEM program
Minecraft Monday @ The Fletcher Branch
Minecraft Monday provides an opportunity for children to play together in the same Minecraft World, it is held every Monday (September through May) that the library is open at 4:00 PM. This program is for 6 through 12 year olds. Registration is required as space is limited. Registration for each week's session is available 30 minutes before the start of the program.
**Beginning Monday, March 6th, Minecraft Mondays will be offered for only one session on Monday's from 4:00 until 5:00 PM**
STEM Night @ The Fletcher Branch
STEM Night is a fun and educational program offered by the Children's Department, it is held on the 1st Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM. These programs are for 8 through 12 year olds. No registration is required to attend. The program is designed to introduce children to different topics related to the fields or subjects of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
2016-17 STEM Night Schedule
September 7th: Polymer Science and Non-Newtonian Fluids
October 5th: Dinosaurs
November 2nd: Volcanoes
December 7th: Forensics
January 4th: Weather
February 1st: Architecture
March 1st: Pi Exploration
April 5th: Discover the Titanic
May 3rd: Food Science
Kids Discover Science @ The Fletcher Branch
Kids Discover Science is a picture book science workshop held on the 2nd Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM. These programs are for 5 through 9 year olds. Registration is required as space is limited. Children are able to explore science concepts through fun and interesting activities.
2016-2017 Kids Discover Science Schedule
September 10th: My Amazing Body: Heart, Lungs, and Blood!
October 8th: Construction!
November 12th: It’s Electric! (Circuits)
December 10th: Dinosaur Dig
January 14th: The Science of Sound
February 11th: Oceans!
March 11th: Let’s Go Fly a Kite
April 8th: What Lives Underground?
A PEEP Into Science @ The Fletcher Branch
A PEEP Into Science offers a free preschool science program based on the acclaimed series PEEP in the Big Wide World, it is held on the 3rd Saturday of each month at 11:00 AM. These programs are for 3 through 5 year olds and their caregivers. Registration is required as space is limited.
2016-2017 A PEEP Into Science Schedule
October 15th: Colors
November 19th: Ramps
January 21st: Sound
February 18th: Shadows
March 18th: Plants
May 20th: Water
LEGOs @ the Library @ The Fletcher Branch
LEGOs @ the Library is a free LEGO building program held on the 3rd Friday of each month at 3:30 PM. These programs are for 6 through 12 year olds. No registration is required. Each month we will have a new theme that children are encouraged to build.
2016-2017 LEGOs @ the Library Schedule
September 16: Build a Cake
October 21: Halloween
November 18: Dinosaurs
December 16: Holiday Creations
January 20: Minecraft
February 17: Love
March 17: Fairytales
April 21: Under the Sea
May 19: Bugs
June 16: Construction Site
July 21: Monuments
August 18: Futuristic Design
Children's Coding Club @ The Fletcher Branch
Children's Coding Club is a three week introductory coding program. These programs are for 8 through 12 year olds. Registration is required as space is limited. Two levels are offered for the Children's Coding Club - Level 1 and Level 2 and Beyond. Children must complete all three weeks of a Level 1 program before being allowed to take Level 2 and Beyond.
2016-2017 Children's Coding Club Schedule
October 12, 19, 26: Level 1
November 9, 16, 23: Level 2 and Beyond
January 11, 18, 25: Level 1
February 8, 15, 22: Level 2 and Beyond
April 12, 19, 26: Level 1
May 10, 17, 24: Level 2 and Beyond
Tinkering with Technology @ The Fletcher Branch
Tinkering with Technology is a technology related program for children held in September, December, and March. These programs are for ages 8 to 12. Registration is required as space is limited. Each Tinkering with Technology program will be focused on learning and using a different type of technology.
2016-2017 Tinkering with Technology Schedule
September 14: 3D Printing
December 14: Stop Motion
March 15: Circuits