In today’s world, we hear a lot about S.T.E.M., but have you heard of S.T.E.A.M.? These acronyms share the “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math”, but S.T.E.A.M. adds in Art+Design. Regardless of the acronym, the objective for the Hudson Area Public Library is to offer opportunities for exploration, innova- tion and collaboration by providing access to the tools and resources needed for creation, development, design, and production in an environment where ideas flow freely and conversations are sparked. As we look to the future, one of our key goals is to create a unique space for tinkering, exploring, creating, producing, designing, hacking, sharing, writing, inventing, building, imagining…
This fall the library is beginning a new session of Tween S.T.E.A.M. programs.
Sept. 11, 6-7pm – Build Balloon Cars
Oct. 9, 6-7pm – Bristlebots
Nov. 10, 10:30am-12:00pm – Historic Thanksgiving Cooking
Dec. 8, 10:30am-12:00pm – Christmas Cooking Around the World
For kids grades 4-8 we’re offering two Maker Magic classes this fall.
Sept. 25, 6:30-7:30pm – Video Game Design.
Nov. 13, 6:30-7:30pm – K’Nex Engineering.
You can get more information and register for all of our Tween S.T.E.A.M. and Maker Magic courses online or at the library’s front desk.