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Spark Space STEM Programs at Central Point and White City Libraries

September 4 - November 12

Spark Space is a digital play space and homework help center for kids and teens, located at the Central Point and White City Libraries. Spark Space features cutting-edge resources in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the digital arts, with special programming to encourage kids and teens to learn, play, and create.

 

This fall, school age youth are invited to attend free Spark Space STEM programs at the Central Point Library, 116 South Third Street, and White City Library, 3143 Avenue C, including:

 

Spark Space Maker Project, K-12 grade

Central Point Library

Wednesday, September 4 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, October 2 & 16 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Wednesdays, November 6 & 20 from 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Build a fun maker project with electronics, cardboard, robotics and more!

 

Spark Space RIGAMAJIG Maze with Blue Bots!, 8+ YRS

White City Library

Wednesday, September 4 from 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Construct a maze using RIGAMAJIG, then see who can program a Blue Bot to navigate it successfully! Pre-registration required.

 

Spark Space Mini Sphero Obstacle Course

White City Library

Tuesday, September 10 from 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Design and build your own obstacle course, and learn to program the Sphero to run the course.

 

Spark Space LEGO WeDo Collaboration Race, 10+ YRS

White City Library

Wednesday, October 2 from 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Connect LEGO WeDo models and form teams to race each other! Pre-registration required.

 

Spark Space Bumper Bots, 6+ YRS

White City Library

Tuesday, October 8 from 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Build bumper bots that drive around in an arena and joust with each other.

 

Spark Space LEGO Mindstorms Robotics, 10–14 YRS

Central Point Library

Thursday, October 24 from 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 21 from 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Build a robot using LEGO Mindstorms, then program it to complete missions. Pre-registration required.

 

Spark Space Play-Doh, Makey-Makey, and Ms. Pac-Man—Oh My!, 5+ YRS

White City Library

Wednesday, November 6 from 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Let’s figure out how to play Ms. Pac-Man on the computer using play dough for a controller! We’ll also have some trial-and-error fun with Makey-Makey. Pre-registration required.

 

Spark Space Bowling Bots, 6+ YRS

White City Library

Tuesday, November 12 from 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Learn to program Blue-Bots to bowl. Highest score wins!

 

For more information about Spark Space, please call the Central Point Library at 541-664-3228 or the White City Library at 541-864-8880, or visit jcls.org/sparkspace.

 

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September 4
End:
November 12
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