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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. The programme will rotate each week around libraries and community centres in Hamilton. It will encourage young minds to problem solve, think creatively, and develop innovative ideas while doing a variety of DIY and technology based activities. 

 

The programme is free and is suitable for ages 8 years and older.

Sessions run from 3.30 to 5pm.

Week 1
8 February at the Western Community Centre
Straw rockets, Lego Mindstorms

Week 2 
15 February at Chartwell Library
Scratch and Makey Makey kits
Registration required

Week 3
22 February at Glenview Library
String Art and Lego Mindstorms
Registration required

Week 4
1 March at the Fairfield Community Centre
Catapults and Lego Mindstorms

Week 5
8 March at Hillcrest Library
Engineering challenge and Lego Mindstorms
Registration required

Week 6
15 March at St Andrews Library
Circuits
Registration required

Week 7
22 March at the Enderley Community Centre
Straw rockets, Flextangles and Lego Mindstorms

Week 8
29 March at Dinsdale Library
Milk art
Registration required

Week 9
5 April at Pop Central Library
Build and programme Lego Mindstorms
Registration required

Week 10
12 April at the Glenview Community Centre
Film canister rocket art, Baking soda and vinegar boats and Lego mindstorms

 

 

The Lab will start back on Thursday

the 8th of February 2018.

 FOR ENQUIRIES, PLEASE CONTACT:

Children and Teens Team
CaTs@hcc.govt.nz
Aaron 07 838 6893 or Tania 07 838 6848


Hamilton Libraries