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.
Families 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.
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
Jeb 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.
Self-directed creative writing program ranges from poetry, secret codes, cartoon captions, and much more. Pick up materials in the Reading lounge.
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.
January 6 & 27, 3:45-4:45 p.m.
Enjoy 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