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 Â 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:
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.
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.
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.
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.