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STEAM Week at the Modesto Library

STEAM Week at the Modesto Library

Join the Modesto Library for a week of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programs from Monday, May 23 through Thursday, May 26. Each program is for children ages 10 – 14 and advanced registration is required. Programs include:

·  Engineering Space!………………………………..Monday, May 23 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will learn about space exploration and will have the opportunity to build a model rover or space shuttle.

·  Build a Remote-Control Vehicle! ………………….Tuesday, May 24 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will have the opportunity to build a mechanized vehicle using building bricks.

·  Snap Circuits! ………………………………………Wednesday, May 25 at 4 p.m.

During this program, children will learn about electricity and assemble electrical circuits to power a voice changer and other fun toys.

·  Magnets and Electricity! …………………………..Thursday, May 26 at 4 p.m.

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

STEAM Programs at the Keyes Library

Join the Keyes Library for two STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programs during the month of May. Each program is recommended for children ages 10-14.

First, join the library for Snap Circuits on Tuesday, May 10 at 3 p.m. During this program, children will learn about electricity and assemble electrical circuits to power a voice changer and other fun toys.

Children can then come to the library for Magnets and Electricity on Tuesday, May 17 at 3 p.m. During this program, participants will also build electric circuits to create an electromagnetic field.

These programs are supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian. For more information, please call the Keyes Library at 664-8006.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at the Keyes Library

Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at the Keyes Library

You might not be a cat, but you can create your own hat! During a celebration of Dr. Seuss on Wednesday, March 9 at 1 p.m., children can make a felt hat similar to the one featured in the famous story, The Cat in the Hat, by Dr. Seuss. Participants can also play One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by guessing the number of fish in a jar. The closest guess will win a Dr. Seuss tote bag filled with prizes.  In honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday, cake will also be served while supplies last.

Theodor Geisel, who wrote under the pen name Dr. Seuss, has played an important role in charming children everywhere into reading. Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday is a way for libraries, schools, and parents to underscore the importance and joy of reading.

GRAPE CITY CON

GRAPE CITY CON
Lodi, Calif. – The Grape City Con, returns to the Lodi Grape Festival Grounds on Saturday, February 13, 2016. The one-day pop culture convention will run from 10am-4pm. The first Grape City Con, held this past February exceeded expectations with over 2,500 fans turning out for the event.

Ticket prices for the one-day event are $7 at the door and $5 in advance at select locations and online at http://grapecitycon.com/tickets

Halloween Celebration at the Keyes Library

Halloween Celebration at the Keyes Library

The Keyes Library will celebrate Halloween early this year with fun crafts and games on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 3 p.m. Children can trick-or-treat and play pin the smile on the skeleton as well as a Halloween bean bag toss game. Participants can also make Halloween magnets, witch bookmarks, and spiders. Snacks will also be served while supplies last. Individuals are welcome to come in costume; however, costumes are not required.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Goosebumps: A Shivery Good Time at the Keyes Library

Goosebumps: A Shivery Good Time at the Keyes Library

Celebrate R.L. Stine’s The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb and The Girl Who Cried Monster with two fun crafts at the Keyes Library on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 1 p.m. During this activity, children can make a scary mummy and a monster bookmark. While at the library, participants can take a trivia quiz based on the Goosebumps book series. All who complete a quiz will be entered into a drawing for two movie theater tickets to see the new Goosebumps movie.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006. 

Spooky T-shirt Craft at the Keyes Library

Spooky T-shirt Craft at the Keyes Library

Bring a black or dark colored shirt to decorate at the Keyes Library on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. During these two craft sessions, participants will be able to create a seasonal design on their shirt. Ages 13 and up are welcome to participate in this activity. Children 12 and under must have direct parental supervision.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Keyes Library. The Keyes Library is located at 4420 Maud Ave. For more information, please call 664-8006.