Boxwood Bill, the wizard of Boxwood Pinball, will show kids and their families the secrets behind his crazy contraptions. Interact with machines. Get inspired to create your own games. Costumes welcome!
Find out just how cold it gets in deep space, and what happens to ordinary things at those temperatures. You'll even make your own ice cream and Dippin' Dots! Kids should be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Let your child release their inner chef! Students will prepare and then dig into deliciously healthy recipes all while learning to cook in a fun, engaging and real world way! Our Chefs will introduce and reinforce safe kitchen skills as the kids can have awesome fun creating unique recipes while absorbing cooking lingo, fun food + nutrition facts (even some silly food jokes!).
Students will be able to explore how the Titanic was built and understand how it worked through this interactive math and science programming using replicas of the ship and other fun interactives. Kids should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Investigate force and motion by working in teams to complete hands-on design challenges and building ramps and pathways. Young engineers will observe, wonder, ask questions and test out their ideas! Kids must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.
Take a trip around the bug world with Butterfly Pavilion! Explore animals from the desert to the rainforest and everywhere in between. Learn hands-on (literally!) about the diversity and classifications of these exotic animals.
You think you're good at Minecraft? Time to prove it—come show us your Minecraft skills at the Hampden Branch! Show us your best seeds, mine some redstone, make a potion or kill a creeper! We’ll have minecraft available to play on our laptops from 4-5 p.m. in our community room.
The Force is strong at the library! Star Wars Reads Week, a celebration of all things Star Wars and the joy of reading, has returned. Join us for crafts, games, a costume contest, trivia, snacks and fun worthy of a galaxy far, far away. Costumes Encouraged!