Tagged STEM

A STEM-focused Summer Tech Extravanganza at Lawncrest Library!

by Marcela F. and Hua C. The meeting room at the Lawncrest Library was a hub of STEM activities in July and early August. Hua, our Summer Learning Program Specialist, along with Teen Literacy Coaches Alex and Zoma, presented a…

Delving into the Science of Me

In the midst of a heat wave, Science in the Summer continues to spark young minds! For over thirty years, the program has demystified the sciences with free, hands-on learning for students entering 2nd-6th grades, all the while…

Celebrate All Things Science at Your Neighborhood Library During the Philadelphia Science Festival!

Philadelphia’s Science Festival is back for a week of all things science. The week-long festival is hosted by the Franklin Institute and offers hundreds of free and low-cost programs across the city for all ages. The Free Library…

Project Build Brings Libraries and Engineers Together for Children's STEM Programming

Through the National Center for Interactive Learning at the Space Science Institute , Overbrook Park Library has been granted the Project Build program. Project Build brings libraries and engineers from the Philadelphia Chapter of the…

4 Ways to Jump into Fall Learning with the Free Library!

We’ve been busy making friends and creating fun ways to learn together this Fall! Share stories, enjoy family time, and build memories with these 4 reading, writing, and technology events: We’re excited to announce our first…

#GetNerdyPHL at the Philadelphia Science Festival!

In Philadelphia, April means the Philadelphia Science Festival ! The week-long festival, hosted by the Franklin Institute, includes hundreds of free and low-cost programs across the city for children, families, and adults. The Free…

Make and Learn at your Neighborhood Library on National STEM Day !

Today is National STEM Day , a day that is meant to inspire young people to explore and pursue interests in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. LEAP , the Free Library of Philadelphia’s city-wide…

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pumpkin Thursdays

Join us each Thursday in October for sweet treats and exciting STEM activities with pumpkins.  We'll make slime from pumpkin guts, use pumpkins to power a digital clock, track the life cycle of a pumpkin, and more!  

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pumpkin Thursdays

Join us each Thursday in October for sweet treats and exciting STEM activities with pumpkins.  We'll make slime from pumpkin guts, use pumpkins to power a digital clock, track the life cycle of a pumpkin, and more!  

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

LEGO Club

Calling all young engineers! Join us for an afternoon of building and collaborative, creative play with LEGO bricks. Build a kit or make a creation of your own design! Children ages 6-12. 4:00-5:00 p.m. Part of the Margaret S. Halloran…

Pumpkin Thursdays

Join us each Thursday in October for sweet treats and exciting STEM activities with pumpkins.  We'll make slime from pumpkin guts, use pumpkins to power a digital clock, track the life cycle of a pumpkin, and more!  

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Pumpkin Thursdays

Join us each Thursday in October for sweet treats and exciting STEM activities with pumpkins.  We'll make slime from pumpkin guts, use pumpkins to power a digital clock, track the life cycle of a pumpkin, and more!  

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

LEGO Club

Calling all young engineers! Join us for an afternoon of building and collaborative, creative play with LEGO bricks. Build a kit or make a creation of your own design! Children ages 6-12. 4:00-5:00 p.m. Part of the Margaret S. Halloran…

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wooden Block Party

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

Storytime and Block Play

Hear a new story and play with our wooden block collection. Recommended for ages 2 to 6, accompanied by an adult; siblings are always welcome.  Imagine, build, and create!   Groups must call the children's…

STEM Day

Come join us each make as we learn about earthquakes and floods.

Homeschool Hangout

Come to the library to play literacy and math games with other homeschool families! For children ages 11 and under.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wooden Block Party

Join us to play with wooden blocks in the library. Children ages 3 to 6 and their caregivers are encouraged to imagine, build, and create!

STEM - Technology

Suggested books for students in the field of technology.

STEM - Science

Suggested books for students in the field of science.

STEM - Math

Suggested books for students in the field of math.

STEM - Engineering

Suggested books for students in the field of engineering.

STEM

An acronym referring to the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics fields of study. The term was created for schools from kindergarten through college to improve competitiveness in learning and workforce development. "Science"…