Calgary Public Library offers a variety of free programs, designed to help kids explore and expand their interests in STREAM — Science, Technology, Reading and Writing, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics. You can find a full list of drop-in and registered programs online, but don’t miss these highlights:
- Birds of Prey
Ages 7 to 12
Learn amazing facts, such as the difference between a raptor and a falcon and which bird of prey is like a stealth bomber. In partnership with the Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation. Registration is required.
- Angry Birds
Ages 6 to 9
Learn about physics by catapulting Angry Bird stuffies! In partnership with Let's Talk Science. Registration is required.
- Robotics with Robogals
Ages 8 to 12
Learn to code using LEGO Mindstorms robots. Registration is required.
- Obey Newton: It’s the Law!
Ages 7 to 12
Sir Isaac Newton was one smart dude. Explore Newton’s Laws of Motion as you race water droplets, build a car, and design and test a rollercoaster. In partnership with Scientists in School. Registration is required.
- Learn to Draw
Ages 6 to 12
Come join a fun lesson with Young Rembrandts as they teach drawing, the basis of all visual arts. Registration is required.
Program details are subject to change. Please visit our program page for the most up-to-date information. Explore all January – February programs and register starting December 9.