April 2, 2018

On Thursday, March 29, Jen from Zoo New England came to the library to share animals and facts about animal habitats and adaptations as part of the spring science nights, Spring into Science!

The program started with a discussion about what every creature needs to survi...

March 2, 2018

At this meeting of Science & More, we explored how flight works to try and determine if Icarus and his dad, Daedalus, could really have flown out of captivity like they do in the Greek legend.

(Not familiar with the story? Go here to read it, as told by the island claim...

February 15, 2018

At Monday's Science & More program, we heard the story of the Trojan Horse (DK's website has a quick overview if you want to brush up on the story) and then used craft supplies and recycled materials to build our own version! We did have a quick discussion of scale and...

February 8, 2018

The library's STEM programming made the paper - you can read the article at the Beacon-Villager's website! Many thanks to Tom Stevens, who visited the library a few times while working on the article!

January 18, 2018

On Thursday, Jan. 11, Mad Science of North Boston came to present this month's Science After Dark! Attendees got to practice their observation skills as they created a story board, figure out how flip-books work (and make their own), figure out how 3D glasses work, and...

January 12, 2018

Have you checked out our STEM Collection? It is a special group of picture book fiction and nonfiction for preschool and school age kids that focuses on STEM subjects.

One of the nonfiction series, intended for younger children, is Seeing Patterns All Around. This serie...