Exceptional Kids Programs at Fountain Hills Library

Thanks to a grant from the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, the Fountain Hills Library will host a very special children’s science program.  STEM (science-technology-engineering-math), a program created by the Arizona Science Center, challenges kids to invent, reason, plan and problem-solve, while experiencing hand’s on opportunities to learn while having fun.

Kids in classroom thumbs upFamilies will work through the activities together, with a variety of programs designed to show how engineering affects everyday life. All sessions will be held in the Library lounge.

January 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Introduction to STEM, featuring chemistry, geology and the environment

January 11, 3-4 p.m.

BUBBLE-OLOGY

Study the properties of bubbles by making your own bubble solution, including glow in the dark bubbles.  Registration required:  www.mcldaz.org, or register at the library, 12901 N. La Montana Drive, Fountain Hills, 85268.  602 652 3000. (Ages 5-8)

January 25, 1 p.m.

FIZZ, BOOM, READ

Boy blowing bubblesJeb Earl has all the elements for a great show!  He will mix together magic, science, puppets and comedy, with a large number of special BOOKS to get a HUGE REACTION from the children in Fountain Hills.  Reading lounge, Fountain Hills Library.

“Tweens” and Teens enjoy a wide range of activities as well.  Aspiring writers, musicians, movie makers, and gamers enjoy a variety of monthly programs.

WRITE-ON

January 2-31

Self-directed creative writing program ranges from poetry, secret codes, cartoon captions, and much more.  Pick up materials in the Reading lounge.

MINECRAFT TOURNAMENT

January 3, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Do you play Minecraft? Join the 2-4 player team tournament and compete for prizes.  Teen Corner, Fountain Hills Library.  Ages 10-18.

GUITAR CLUB

January 6 & 27, 3:45-4:45 p.m.

Musician with Guitar Jumping into AirEnjoy learning new techniques, theories, tricks and trends while playing with other aspiring musicians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  Centennial Courtyard, East of the Library entrance

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