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Greensboro Library On the Weekend!
We know weekdays are busy, with scheduling school, work, homework and more. Greensboro Public Libraries are proud to offer G.L.O.W. - Greensboro Libraries on Weekends programming for your families. These events extend their learning and create memories for your family with fun, creative, educational activities. You will find STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) programming, multicultural celebrations, and storytimes. Come out and make a memory this weekend.
Events For the Whole Family
From crafts and creations to experiments and beyond, check out all that Greensboro Public Library has for your family in our current events calendar!
Democracy for Kids
Democracy is a form of government in which the common people hold political power and can rule directly or through elected representatives. The word democracy is derived from the Greek words, demos (people) and kratos (rule). It is important for kids to learn about the different aspects of government. Over the next few months, in addition to the Project Democracy 20/20 exhibit opening at the Greensboro History Museum on December 14, kids will have an opportunity to be edu-tained through programs and activities offered at all of our library locations. Some of those programs and activities are listed throughout this magazine and all are listed on our library’s website. Speaking of being elected, there are several opportunities for kids to learn about the power of voting. We have also included several books on democracy for you to check out.
Try Our Tech Toys
Did you know that Greensboro Public Library (GPL) offers both active and passive programming with Tech Toys? Youth can learn the basics of coding with Ozobots; try their hand at computer programming using Raspberry Pi; and explore circuitry with Makey Makey, Snap Circuits, or Squishy Circuits. There are Virtual Reality (VR) Viewers, which can be attached to a smart phone or tablet and allow for virtual travel through space or time. Most locations have 3D Pens that allow youth to write or draw three dimensional objects. A few GPL locations have 3D printers that the public can use to print items for a nominal fee. Please check the GPL calendar for upcoming programs featuring these state of the art technology tools. We are committed to providing our youth with “edu-taining” STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) experiences.