STEAM Month

 

 

 

 

Join Charlotte Mecklenburg Library for STEAM Month each October -  a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

Library locations are proud to host events for children, teens and adults, like 3D printing, rookie science, coding, home brewing 101, Bloxels, fossil digging and much more. These events spark interest and excitement in STEAM fields that last all year.

SEE UPCOMING EVENTS

STEAM goes digital

Can’t make it to a library location to enjoy one of these great programs? We’ve got you covered.

The Digital Branch is an extension of the Library that educates, informs and inspires – and offers some great videos to enjoy STEAM in your own home or on the go!

 

Want to make raisins dance? Join Ms. Rene to see how to do it and why it works! What other household objects can you do this experiment with? Check it out.

 

 

 

In this episode of Rookie Science, we use polymers to make slime. Who doesn’t love slime? Check it out.

 

 

 

Perform this experiment to see what happens when milk mixes with dish detergent. What happens if you use a different liquid, like water? Check it out.

 

 

 

DISCOVER MORE OF THE DIGITAL BRANCH

ONLINE RESOURCES

Working on a science project? Need help with a STEAM-related school assignment? Check out these great online resources – all free with your library card or ONE Access account.

Below are just a few to get you started; find all of the Library’s resources on cmlibrary.org

Stock up on STEAM books

 

 

 

 

Are you ready to dive in to even more science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics? Check out this book list for recommended reading from the Library.

STEAM BOOKS FOR ALL AGES

STEAM BOOKS JUST FOR TEENS


 

STEAM Blogs

Moonday + 50 years

Thursday, July 25, 2019
Saturday, July 20 marked 50 years since two American astronauts became the first humans to walk on the moon.

STEAM Month programs

STEAM Month: Girls Who Code

Monday, October 21 4:30 PM
University City Regional

Participate with coding activities at University City Regional Library to support the Girls Who Code mission of closing the gender gap in technology. This is a 5 week program. Grades 3rd-5th Ages 8-12. Boys are welcomed. Registration Required.

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CMDC After School Tutoring Program

Monday, October 21 5:30 PM
West Boulevard

To provide the space and support for students to learn accountability and teamwork in the context of education. Dream Center volunteers will assist students in completing their homework. Middle and High School students welcome!

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