Central Library: Tech Discovery

Join us each week for Tech Discovery, a program all about fun with computer science. | Children

Central Library, Children’s Program Room
Every Wednesday,  through June 19 | 5:30 – 6:30 PM | Ages 8-12

Each week, we’ll explore a different activity. There will be computer gaming with Minecraft and Roblox, coding fun with OzoBot robots and escape rooms, and engineering activities including Snap Circuits!

Week One: May 1
Escape Room Challenge! Work together to solve problems to see if you can escape the room.

Week Two: May 8
What is coding and how does computer code function in gaming? Learn about code while we play Minecraft!

Week Three: May 15
Learn how to design your own games with Tynker, a coding for kids platform.

Week Four: May 22
Learn about electronics, circuits, and their role in computer technology. Use the Snap Circuits kit to assemble your own circuits!

Week Five: May 29
What is engineering? Use Keva Tiles and Legos to build mazes. Can you code Beebot robots to get through your maze?

Week Six: June 5
Play and experiment with robotics! We’ll learn programming using the Ozobot Bit robot, and showcase other robots.

Week Seven: June 12
Learn about makerspaces and all the things
you can make with the Makey Makey device!

Week Eight: June 19
Design your own project for the 3D printer with Tinkercad software. We will print what you make!

Tech Discovery is brought to you with federal funds provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and administered by the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners.