Cobb County libraries’ Summer Reading Program 2016 is lifting off with lots of programs about STEAM – science, tech, engineering, art and math. Learn more at cobbcat.org/srpsteam or call (770) 528-2320.
Featured STEAM programs include:
GEMS: Girls in Engineering, Math and Science is being offered at five Cobb County libraries in June. GEMS runs four weeks for two-hour afternoon sessions for girls ages 13-17. Explore tech and meet influential women in STEM careers. Registration is limited to 25 girls at each location, including the Switzer, East Cobb, South Cobb, Mountain View and West Cobb libraries. Sponsorship is provided by the Cobb Library Foundation. To register and for more information, visit www.cobbcat.org/gems.
STEM Mondays at Vinings Library is scheduled for 2 pm to 3 pm on June 6, June 20 and July 18. School age children are invited to join in fun and interactive activities that focus on science, technology, engineering and math. Each STEM Monday will focus on different activities and experiments – you’re welcome to attend them all! (770) 801-5330.
Tween Programs at Powder Springs Library Mondays from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm is a series offering fun activities. The series runs June 6th through July 18th, except the July 4th holiday. The series will include STEAM activities, Duct Tape Craft, Lego Challenge and much more. Ages 9-12. (770) 439-3600.
Art and Science Everywhere! at Switzer Library on Tuesdays from 3pm to 4 pm on June 7, July 5 and July 26. Join us for high energy library fun. We will be painting with sports equipment, learning new games, marathoning books and more. This program is recommended for school age children. (770) 528-2331.
It is Rocket Science at the East Marietta Library on Tuesday, July 12 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Join Chris Thompson of NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors Program as he takes you through the science of rockets and space travel with hands-on activities and fun experiments. Ages 6 and up. (770) 509-2711.
Brushbot Racing at East Marietta Library on Tuesday, July 19 from 3 pm to 4 pm. Test your ability to make and race brushbots while learning about closed circuits and the effects of friction on speed. Ages 6 and up. Registration is required. Please register by calling (770) 509-2711 or at the Youth Services Reference Desk.
For more information, visit www.cobbcat.org or call (770) 528-2320.