Library Programs · Maker Programs

Make! Lego Mindstorms Robotics

Beginning this fall, I’m collaborating with Michelle, our teen librarian, on a series of STEM-focused maker programs, called Make! The first one was this week and featured Lego Mindstorms Robotics, which are small, customizable robots you program using special computer software. We did two programs back-to-back after school, with eleven kids in grades 4-5 followed… Continue reading Make! Lego Mindstorms Robotics

Apps · Kids' Tech · Library Programs · Technology

Appy Hour App Advisory for Parents

Last week, I posted about App Advisory for Parents on the ALSC blog. In a nutshell, another librarian and I did a program called “Appy Hour” at which we talked with parents about our favorite apps for kids ages 2-10. I haven’t had a chance to update my library’s website with the handout from that… Continue reading Appy Hour App Advisory for Parents