Explore the fantastic lives of beetles, millipedes, tarantulas, walking sticks, whip scorpions and more! Presenters will introduce kids to the diverse world of insects in this hands-on event for kids ages 5 and up!
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Spring is coming and flowers are blooming at the Claremont Branch! Join us for an hour of crafting to create your own paper flower garden. Ages 3+
Join us for this very popular program, an afternoon of creative fun, playing with LEGO blocks and assorted board games! **Limited to 25 participants at a time.** For ages 5-13. 4th floor, Central Children's Room. Call 510-981-6223 for more information.
Learn how to use an iPad in this hands-on class. A limited number of iPads will be available for students to use, or bring your own tablet computer, along with your questions.
Kenn Adams Adventure Theater is a fast-paced, interactive, outrageously funny, theatrical experience for heroes of all ages! Join our youthful hero, Melanie Moe, as she leaps through time and arrives in the age of the monsters, gods and heroes of ancient Greek mythology! She accidentally offends Hera, the Queen of the Gods, must battle the Cyclops, escape the Furies, rescue a man from the jaws of a sea-monster, outwit the Sphinx, and survive a raging storm at sea!
Chiptune is the popular style of music that uses the sounds of classic video games in modern electronic songs. San Francisco based chiptune artist Doctor Popular will be introducing teens to the basics of electronic music composition using Nanoloop, an inexpensive smartphone app that puts these sounds in the palm of your hand! Using our iPad's, come learn how to start making your own electronic music compositions! All teens of middle and high school age welcome.
Always wanted to try out an iPad? A Kindle? A Nook? Come try out all sorts of ereaders, or bring your own device and get help on downloading free library e-books, audiobooks and magazines! All are welcome.
Always wanted to try out an iPad? Or a Kindle? Or a Nook? We've got all sorts of readers for you to come try out. Or, bring your own device and we can help get you free library e-books, audiobooks and magazines! All are welcome.
3D printing is a process for making a three-dimensional solid object of virtually any shape from a digital model. Join Nate & Dave from Fictiv for a live demonstration with a Makerbot 3D printer. Learn how this new technology is changing the way new products are being created. Find out how you can start making your own 3D designs with free tools across the web. Nate & Dave will show us how it all works. All teens of middle and high school age are welcome.