Hosting a Maker Day

Over spring break this year my library focused on maker and STEAM based activities - we called it Make Your Break! The highlight of the event was a drop-in all ages Maker Mania day where we let library users test, tinker, and try some tech tools and maker stuff. Our event was very successful, bringing … Continue reading Hosting a Maker Day

Ten Dollar Tuesday: Take Flight

Learning about the forces of flight is cheap, easy, and fun (really!). Supplies: Paper, masking tape, paper clips, scissors 1. Discuss the forces of flight: Lift, Weight, Thrust, and Drag. You'll just want to provide a very basic understanding of these concepts. 2. Discuss how the forces of flight work on paper airplanes, such as … Continue reading Ten Dollar Tuesday: Take Flight