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STEMScience, Technology, Engineering & Math

While the Wilmette Public Library loves literature and language, we also recognize the importance of technological literacy. We offer many programs for children that build scientific knowledge and problem-solving skills, from simple chemistry experiments and animal visits to computer programming and Lego robotics.

Upcoming STEM Events

  • Lego Club

    When: Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Your imagination is the limit as you build alone or with a friend at this monthly club. Grades K-4. Registration starts May 7 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and May 14 for nonresidents.

  • Preschool Explorers: Colors

    When: Thursday, June 19, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Explore colors through books, music, crafts, and hands-on activities. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration starts June 5 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and June 12 for nonresidents.

  • Preschool Explorers: Dinosaurs

    When: Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Explore dinosaurs through books, music, crafts, and hands-on activities. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration starts June 12 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and June 19 for nonresidents.

  • Scratch, Jr.

    When: Thursday, June 26, 2014 - 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    Where: Small Meeting Room

    Make a virtual pet! This is an opportunity for kids who are too young for our usual Scratch programs to learn this digital media design program. Kids will take the first steps toward learning the basics of computer programming and creating their own games, animations and digital stories. Please bring a flash drive. Grades 3-5; participants must be able to read. Registration starts June 12 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and June 19 for nonresidents.

  • Preschool Explorers: Water

    When: Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
    Where: Youth Program Room

    Explore water through books, music, crafts, and hands-on activities. Ages 3-5 with an adult. Registration starts June 26 for Wilmette & Kenilworth residents and July 3 for nonresidents.