Children

Summer Crafts: Make Your Own Hula Hoop

Learn how to make your own hula hoop (using materials from the garden store) and how to reuse your hoop in various ways.  Then, test the concepts of parallel oscillation, centripetal force, angular momentum, and friction as we enjoy a few hula hoop games and dances.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

Kids Smiles

Meet the Kids Smiles team and learn about taking care of your teeth!

Summer Science: Flyers and Gliders

Using the concepts of lift, drag, thrust, and gravity, design your own paper glider or plane.  Then, test whose aircraft can stay in the air the longest.  All ages are welcome.  Registration is required.

S.T.E.M. Summer Fun

Are you interested in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and/or Mathematics?

Japan in a Suitcase

The Japan-American Society of Washington DC  packs a little bit of Japan in a suitcase and brings it to area children. This interactive program promotes understanding of Japan and Japanese culture to children through hands-on activities, games and demonstrations. 

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up are invited to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will talk about what makes hot air balloons fly. Participants will then have a chance to make their own hot air balloon.

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up will have the chance to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will be discussing vibration and how it relates to movement by watching what happens when vibration is applied to substances.

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up are invited to come explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will explore the science of archeology and dig for treasure!

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up will have a chance to explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. This week we will be discussing what makes airplanes fly. Participants will then help make four different models of paper airplanes and test to see which one flies the furthest.

Sundown Science

Part of our summer reading science program. Ages 4 and up are invited to join us as we explore scientific concepts and conduct experiments. We will be talking about the weather this week. Kids will have a chance to make it both snow and rain in the library!

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