STEAM Programs for 4th – 6th Grade

Free Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math programs for students enrolled in grades 4-6.

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Spring Programs

Exploring Sound
Design a musical instrument and learn the science behind sound!

Join us for a virtual program using Zoom. Please click the link below at the program start time to join us!

Supplies you’ll need:
– Plastic drink bottle (water or soda type)
– Scissors
– Drinking straw
– Scotch tape
– Sheet of paper
– Rubber band
– 1 balloon

Topic: Exploring Sound Virtual STEAM Club
Time: Apr 2, 2020 04:30 PM Indiana (East)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 577 230 280


March Children’s Department News

Weekly Programs:
Lap Sit for babies and 1 year old children
Mondays at 10:30 and 11:15 a.m.
This program is for babies, toddlers, and their parents or caregivers. Make new friends while listening to very easy stories and learning songs with Miss Gail. Free; no registration.
Location: Children’s Activity Room
Note: There will be no lap sit on March 16th.

Time for Twos
Thursdays from 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.
Miss Gail is leading a story time for children who are 2 years old. It includes stories, songs, and a simple craft. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Free; no registration.
Location: Children’s Activity Room.
Notes – There will be no session on March 19th.
There will be no session on March 26th, as the library will be not be open until noon that day.

Music & Fun for children ages 2 and older
Wednesdays at 10:30 to 11:00 a.m.

Children ages 2 and older and their parents or caregivers are invited to sing and dance with Miss Gail. Free; no registration
Location: Walnut Room, 2nd floor of the library
Note: There will be no Music & Fun session on March 18.

Please note: Whenever West Lafayette schools are closed for inclement weather, Miss Gail will not be holding Lap Sit, Time for Twos, or Music & Fun. Please call the library (743-2261) or check the website to confirm the status of the program after 10 a.m. on the day of the event.)

Preschool Story & Crafts for children ages 3 and older
Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 to 11:15 a.m.
Story & craft times are for children ages 3 and older and their families or caregivers. Free; no registration. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: Children’s Activity Room
Please note: We will have story & craft times during the WL Community School Corporation’s spring break. (March 16 – 20)

Special Programs for Children & their Families or Caregivers

Lego Builders Club
Saturday, March 7th : 2 to 3:30 p.m.
Walnut & Elm Rooms

Children ages 2 through 12 are invited to build with the library’s collection of Lego blocks and Duplo blocks. Children who are 8 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Come and build and make new friends. No registration or fee.

Reading to the Dogs!
Saturday, March 28th: 2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Children’s Activity Room

There will be no reading to the dogs session on March 28th. Check our website in April to learn if there will be a program in April.