"STEAM" is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math. The Gravette Public Library offers a variety of activities, programs and resources designed to promote STEAM.
Discover Kits may be checked out by families for at-home use. There are a variety of kits that appeal to all ages and interests. For a complete list, click on the Programs tab and select Discover Kits from the drop-down menu.
Kids Math Club starts September 15th and will continue for five weeks. This program is for children in grades 3-5 and allows participants to practice math skills while playing a variety of games.
Maker Monday and Tech Tuesday are after school programs for youth in grades 5-12. Maker Monday includes arts and crafts, upcycling, Cricut creations and more. Create games, code robots or learn 3D design and printing at Tech Tuesday.
Code Club is held Fridays at 10 am for grades 5-12 and provides an opportunity for home school families to have access to coding curriculum. It uses the same Fiero Code software used in the Tech Tuesday after school program.
International Observe the Moon Night (IOMN) is Saturday, October 1st and Gravette's Moon over Main Street event is on the NASA IOMN map as an in-person event location. Members of the Sugar Creek Astronomical Society will set up telescopes on the north side of Main Street and will be on hand to provide assistance and answer questions. Bring your flashlight and stop inside the library for supplies to convert your flashlight for nighttime use. Star charts will also be available inside the library. Children are invited to a Goodnight Moon Story Time. They may wear pajamas and bring their stuffed animals to this special evening story time event.
If you have any questions about the library's STEAM programs, please call the library staff at 787-6955 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.