The LAB

a boy in The LAB programme

 

The LAB - Libraries mobile makerspace programme is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning. Registrations are compulsory for the The LAB. If you are successful, you will be emailed confirmation of your attendance. If the class is already full, you will be put on the wait list for the next class and informed of this as soon as possible. 

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LEGO Mindstorms Robot Workshop

Librarian and young child playing with a robot

 

Learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot over 10 sessions in Auaha. LEGO Mindstorms sessions are held during term time only. The programme suitable for 8-12 year olds, and all equipment is supplied for use. The sessions are held at Central and registration is compulsory. 

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Edison the Programmable Robot

Edison the Robot

 

Edison is a programmable robot is designed to be a complete STEM teaching resource for coding and robotics education for children. This 5 week programme is held during term time only and repeats each term. It is held at Central Library and registration is compulsory for participation. 

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Li'l Constructibles 

 

Li'l Constructibles is a 10 week programme which uses STRAWBEES, an award-winning Swedish construction set, for building things that can stand, move, spin, glide, or even walk across the floor using straws, connectors and micro-bits. It can boost children's creative confidence through construction, programming and robotics. This programme is suitable for ages 4 to 8 and is held at Chartwell Library. Registration is compulsory for participation in this programme. 

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Li'l STEAMers - A STEAM Programme

Lil' STEAMers

 

Li'l STEAMers is a STEAM programme for children aged between 4-7 years old. It involves a science storytime with discussion of the science in the story and a hands-on activity. Kids get to be creative and have fun while exploring with science, technology, arts and math... and a story to go with it! Li'l STEAMers is held at Chartwell and Dinsdale Library and registrations are compulsory for participation. 

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Library Learners
STEAM for Hamiltonian Home-schoolers!

Library Learners

 

Library Learners is a free library programme for homeschoolers aged between 8-12. Mix and mingle with other homeschool families, while participating in a range of STEAM and Auaha Makerspace activities. Each session will focus specifically on areas which use equipment that may not be readily available at home such as the VR headset, 3D printing equipment, Podcast setup, Music Studio, Materials for Stop Motion Animation and more!

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