Event Tags: STEAM

Slime-y Science (Grades K-5)

Slime-y Science (Grades K-5)

Age range: Grades K-5 Take Home Kit Only: Available week of 11/12 Zoom: Thursday, 11/11, 4:00 – 5:00 PM REGISTER HERE. Join our Zoom Slime tutorial for tips and a chance to share with other kids. This activity is available as just a take home kit or as a take-home kit and a digital class. Slime lovers and those new to slime are welcome to join us on Zoom as we make slime together and talk all things messy! This time, we’re making whiteboard slime, which you can really draw on! Supplies provided. Registration is required. Register here. You will need to pick up the supply kit for this program in advance. Our staff will contact you via email when the supplies are ready to pick up.

Mad Science: Gel Creators

Mad Science: Gel Creators

Digital event for ages 6-10, Make gels with science Thursday, 10/28, 4:00-5:00 PM – Live on Zoom Learn about gels & how they are made as we do science together over Zoom. Harden liquids like magic and show off your creations to other kids. Supplies and instructions will be provided, though caregiver supervision is recommended, especially for developing readers. You will need to pick up the supply kit for this program in advance. Registration is required. Register here. 

Monster Math (Ages 1.5 – 5 years)

Monster Math (Ages 1.5 – 5 years)

Take home activity kit for ages 1.5 – 5 years and a caregiver Available mid-October Measure, count, and sort with this kit, which uses monsters to encourage math learning. Kits for ages 3-5 will include M&Ms or Skittles for use in the activity. No candy will be used for activities for children under 3. Registration required. Register here. Our staff will email you when the kit is ready for pickup. Then you can pick up anytime we are open & on your schedule.

Pre-K Science Club (3.5-5 years)

Pre-K Science Club (3.5-5 years)

CANCELED: This program has been cancelled. For more information, please contact children@pawlinglibrary.org Pre-K Science Club (3.5-5 years) Thursdays, 11:00-11:45 AM –INDOOR Little explorers will investigate early science concepts as a small group. Each week’s program includes a story plus games or science experiments. Smocks will be provided, but we suggest kids wear clothes that can get messy. This is a six-week program. Caregivers required to remain on site for the program. Runs six weeks. Register here. Please ONLY register for dates you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.  For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/ 

Sport S.T.E.A.M (Grades K-5)

Sport S.T.E.A.M (Grades K-5)

Sport S.T.E.A.M (Grades K-5) This program is available as an in-person class or as a take-home kit for families to do together at home. Please select only one option when registering. In-Person: Tuesdays, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm – INDOOR Take Home Kit: Available weekly for pickup on your schedule. Staff will notify you via email when a new kit is available. Explore the science, math, engineering, and art elements of popular sports through hands-on activities. Plus, we’ll talk Olympics! This is a six-week program. Register here. Please ONLY register for dates you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.  For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/ 

Huge Hungry Hippos! S.T.E.A.M.

Huge Hungry Hippos! S.T.E.A.M.

Huge Hungry Hippos! S.T.E.A.M. Age range: Grades Kindergarten -5th Monday, 7/12, 4:00 – 5:00 PM –OUTDOOR Have you played the popular board game “Hungry Hungry Hippos?” This program challenges kids to work together to design and build a hippo for our own life-size version of the game! This activity will be held outside as weather allows but move indoors if needed. Register here. Please ONLY register for programs you plan to attend, as spaces are limited. Unvaccinated patrons over the age of two MUST wear a mask while attending in-person library events. This means children ages 3- 12 must be masked at events, even outdoors.  For the most up to date information about our policies, visit our website: https://www.pawlingfreelibrary.org/re-opening-information/ 

STEAM Kits: Oil Spill Cleanup (Grades K-4)

STEAM Kits: Oil Spill Cleanup (Grades K-4)

STEAM Kits: Oil Spill Cleanup Age Range: Grades K-4 and a caregiver Date: Kits available for pickup the week of April 22. Our staff will notify you by email when kits are ready for pickup. This Earth Day, we’re challenging families to use engineering to help the planet. This activity kit includes educational information on water pollution, as well as a hands on experiment. Can your family creatively and quickly clear the water after a dangerous oil spill? Play & learn offline as a family or use our video tutorials for guided learning. Kits are designed so you can use them at home on your schedule. Developing readers may need support to complete the program. Click here to register. Kits are available to anyone who can come to our library to pick up the materials, and quarantined for 48 hours after packing, in accordance to our COVID-19 response policies. Registration is required. Our location: Pawling Free Library, 11 Broad St. Pawling, NY 12564 For more information about the program, contact us at children@pawlinglibrary.org or 845-855-3444

Metallic Slime Kit (Grades K-4)

Metallic Slime Kit (Grades K-4)

Activity Kit and Tutorial Available for pickup week of 3/1 – Miss Neena We’ll give you all the supplies you’ll need to create your own metallic gold/silver slime at home. A video tutorial, led by our staff will be included, or you can do the activity offline with paper instructions. This may get messy, so we suggest clothes that can get stained. Register here. Kit pickup is available after email confirmation that kits are ready, Tuesday-Sunday. Pickup protocol varies, depending on COVID-19 infection rates in our region. For the most up to date information on pickup protocol, click here. 

STEAM: Paper Circuit Cards (Grades K-4 and families)

STEAM: Paper Circuit Cards (Grades K-4 and families)

Grades K-4 and families Activity Kit and Tutorial Available Week of 2/2 -Miss Neena Paper circuits create cards with small LEDs that light up. This kit includes all the materials your family will need to make a light up card that can be given as a Valentine’s gift, sent as a thank you, or kept! Follow our paper or video tutorials that explain the science. It is suggested that children and caregivers do this activity together. Register here. Kit pickup is Tuesday-Sunday. Pickup protocol varies, depending on COVID-19 infection rates in our region. For the most up to date information on pickup protocol, click here. 

POSTPONED: Exploring Healthcare Professions with Obed Figueroa (Grades K-5)

POSTPONED: Exploring Healthcare Professions with Obed Figueroa (Grades K-5)

This program has been postponed until in person programming resumes. With questions, contact children@pawlinglibrary.org This program is open to children in grades K-5 and their families; The content is designed for ages 7-11. Saturday, 10/03, 2:00 – 2:45 pm – Live on Zoom Local author and leader in education, Obed Figueroa, recently released the book Marcus Learns About the Different Types of Doctors. The story takes the title character (and readers!)  through a community health center, where Marcus meets many different healthcare professionals, and learns about how they help his community. Join us for a Live Zoom with the author, who will read from the book, show off some real tools doctors use every day, and answer questions about doctors’ lives. Registration required. Click here to join.