STEM fun at the library

The Denver Public Library is a great place for your children to explore science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Each month, we offer a variety of programs for kids and teens that are designed to  inspire and also allow kids to have fun while they learn! Plus, we have tons of other programs made just for young ones. Check the events calendar for details.

Take a look at some of these programs offered in April:

STEM Club
Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. @ Virginia Village
Thursdays, 4-5 p.m. @ Ross-Barnum
Weekly exploration of science and technology with a variety of fun learning activities. Ideal for ages 8-12.

Bioluminescence Camp
Fridays: April 6, 13, 20, 4-5 p.m. @ Bear Valley
Field trip Friday, April 28, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Attend one or all of the sessions to explore how and why some animals glow. We will dissect glow sticks, meet live animals and see what a marine scientist does. Children who attend at least one session and submit a permission slip will be invited on an all-expenses-paid field to to the Creatures of Light exhibit at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Events limited to 20 participants. Ideal for ages 8-12.

Slime
Tuesday, April 10, 4:30-5:30 p.m. @ Ford-Warren
Make slime from ordinary household products and decorate a container to store it in. Ideal for ages 5 and up.

Uncovering the Titanic: An Artifact Exploration
Thursday, April 12, 4-5 p.m. @ Virginia Village
Students will transform into curators by wearing white gloves and diving deeper into the history of the Titanic with reproduction artifacts. Ideal for ages 6-12.

Preschool STEM: Building
Friday, April 13, 10:30-11:30 a.m. @ Virginia Village
Challenge yourself to build sky-high towers, bridges, ramps or something entirely new with Keva Planks. Idea for ages 3-5 p.m. Sponsored by Lincoln Hills Cares.

Little Scientists
Thursday, April 19, 1-2 p.m. @ Green Valley Ranch
Join us for hands-on STEM activities that parents and caregivers can do with their preschoolers. Ideal for ages 3-5 with an adult.

Science Club Session
Thursday, April 19, 6-7 p.m. @ Woodbury
Enjoy hands-on activities that make science fun. Ideal for ages 5-10.

Imagination Station
Saturday, April 28, 3-4 p.m. @ Green Valley Ranch
Create STEM building projects with LEGOs and other building supplies. Ideal for ages 5-11.

Written by ChrisH on March 30, 2018