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Programs and Workshops


We're partnering with creative individuals, institutions and organizations to bring unique and free science programs to a library near you.

Science Fun
October 19, 2017 3:30PM
Kids, let's get our hands sticky and dirty with easy science projects you can try at home!


Teen snack program: pumpkin cookies
October 19, 2017 3:30PM to 5:30PM
For teens ages 11-18. Learn to make a healthful and delicious snack from start to finish. Today's recipe: vegan pumpkin cookies.


Fun and Gaming
October 19, 2017 4:00PM
It's an hour of building! Create with LEGO bricks, lay down wooden train tracks, or take a break from building and challenge yourself with...


October 19, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
KidCraft is an on-going weekly program of arts & crafts, activities, or performances for the engagement of the whole family! We offer...


Fun and Gaming
October 19, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Join us for an hour of coding fun! No experience necessary. Ages 7-18 only please. Sign up is required.


October 21, 2017 10:00AM
Create a mini eco-system with your own tiny plant environment in a jar. Participants will walk away with a basic understanding of the...


Tuesdays from 3:30pm-5:30pm
Girls Who Code is a chance to learn Artificial Intelligence, Graphics, Game Design, Cryptography, Mobile Development, and much MUCH...


October 24, 2017 6:00PM to 7:30PM
The entire family is welcome to join the Sidewalk Astronomers as they show the Moon and planets in homemade telescopes.  If it is too...


Science Fun
October 25, 2017 4:00PM
Come do fun science experiments and learn about science in this free program! Geared towards elementary school kids. 


October 25, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Calling all young designers, architects, and engineers! Join us for an hour of brick building fun!Ages 5-18 only please. Sign up is...


Science Fun
October 25, 2017 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Lunar astronomy program at the Vernon Branch. Starts with a colorful presentation on Earth's only natural satellite, the Moon. Discussion...


Science Fun
October 26, 2017 10:30AM to 11:15AM
Kids explore the traditional story: The Three Little Pigs, as they compare the strengh of building materials.  This program is geared...


October 26, 2017 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Attention Baldwin Hills teen patrons, please join us for a teen 3D printing workshop on the fourth Thursday of the month at 4:00 p.m. in...


Science Fun
October 27, 2017 4:00PM to 5:00PM
Educational and entertaining hands-on program with reptiles, amphibians and arthropods.


Science Fun
October 28, 2017 11:30AM
Learn how to make glow in the dark slime and get a Halloween treat. Ages 4 and up. 


October 28, 2017 1:00PM to 3:00PM
Learn origami from master folder Travis Taft, who's been folding origami patterns most of his life. Travis will teach some simple...