Thanksgiving Day Closure: All library locations will be closed on Monday, October 9. Regular hours resume Tuesday, October 10.
You can find activities incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) created by our library staff.
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Read our STEAM Newsletters for a ton of library recommended STEAM activities, podcasts, programs and more for all ages! PLUS get printable instructions for one very special ORL original Activity of the Month. Each month we’ll take you on a STEAM adventure. There’s something here for everyone!
Newsletter: Let's Eat!
Activity: Science/Math - Bread in a Bag
Join in for these online programs no matter where you live! Register online to get the Microsoft Teams link information for ALL programs. Please include your email! Teams Help: Download our Help Sheet [PDF] or view our tutorial.
Register online | Thursday, October 12 | 3:30 to 5:00 PM PT
For 9- to 12-years old. Dive into the world of Earth Sciences and blast off to the cosmos! Budding scientists will learn beginner-friendly coding skills using the drag-and-drop block coding platform Scratch. Our journey will take us from space, to sea, to the Cretaceous period, where we’ll dodge lava from exploding volcanoes. Presented by Digital Moment and Vernon Youth Services.
Get project ideas, enjoy stories, and learn history with these book suggestions.
At ORL Makerspaces, you will find equipment and tools for projects, digital media creation, and exploring and learning new technology.
Use Creation Stations for digital design or animation; cut hundreds of different materials for custom DIY projects with our Cricut Makers; and you can even print three-dimensional objects using our 3D printers.
To see all the equipment offered, how to book a maker station, and to find your nearest library location with a Makerspace, check out ORL Makerspaces.
Check out the ORL YouTube Channel's STEAM Playlist