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3-D Printing Workshop, Demo & Wild Times Exhibit!

Interested in how 3-D printing actually works? Stop by Central Library on Wednesday, July 23rd to observe a workshop and demonstration by 3D Parts Manufacturing, LLC, beginning at 10:30am in the Learning Curve Arena. Anyone is welcome to observe the … Continue reading

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Robot Dance!

NXT robots show off their moves at Robot Club!

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K’Nex Creations

More fun with K’Nex in the Curve!

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Make a Map!

To go along with our global summer reading theme, maps are a big part of finding your way around new places. Many books include maps at the front of the book to show readers the world in which they are … Continue reading

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Story Time: Let’s Make Music!

This morning’s musical story time included sing-along songs with Mr. Landon and his guitar, music-making with various instruments, stories about music, and listening to classical music mentioned in one of the books we read. We also colored pictures of different … Continue reading

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Summer Stop Motion

Check out these mini-movies made with webcams, Frames software, blocks, and poseable figures, using the concept of stop motion animation:

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Legos at the Library

Summer Reading is in full swing at the Learning Curve! Check our summer schedule to see what’s happening when throughout June and July. One popular activity is a free build session with Legos, K’Nex, gears, and more! Check out some … Continue reading

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Little Architects

Today, kindergartners from IPS #83 created this group build video using Frames software, a webcam, blocks, and the imagination of an architect!

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Story Time: How Does Your Garden Grow?

From seed to plant, today’s story time took a closer look at how things grow in gardens! We pretended to be seeds sprouting up from the ground, sang some songs and did some garden-growing fingerplay rhymes, plus read stories all … Continue reading

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Story Time 2.0: Extra Yarn

Today, third graders from Skiles Test visited the Curve and read the story Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett, about a girl named Annabelle who finds a box with colorful yarn that never seems to run out–and one very determined archduke … Continue reading

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