A Few Cool STEAM Activities

Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math Activities are all the rage, and I can see why!  They seem pretty darn fun!  I’ve collected a couple of activity ideas I wanted to share here.First from No Time for Flashcards, a math game that involves...

Grant funds for technology

Money to do cool technology stuff!  Here are 2 options:Best Buy Children’s Foundation Grants are designed to help non-profit agencies teens build 21st-Century technology skills through programs that address the digital divide, and also give teens the chance...

Digging Up Creative Ideas in Boyceville

Many thanks to Ginny Julson, director of the Boyceville Public Library, for this submission: Every year all the kids from the elementary school come over one class at a time and do a skit on our stage to gear up for the SRP–each year we choose volunteers from...

Eau Claire’s Out of This World Videos

The folks at the public library in Eau Claire have stepped up their game in promotion of the Summer Library Program.  They created two videos, one to promote their program for younger kids–complete with a sequence at the end featuring even the dignified...

The Three R’s Display in Hawkins

Arlene Mabie is not only the library director at Hawkins, she also is the clerk treasurer for the recycling/disposal unit in Kennan (as well as a volunteer fire fighter and miniature horse-raiser…can you say Superhero?).  She is motivated to encourage and...