Tag Archive: STEAM


Little Makers: Building (September 2014) Topics: Engineering, Architecture Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates:  Saturday, 9/6 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/9 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: That an architect is someone who plans, designs, and oversees the construction… Continue reading


Tinker Tots: Catapults! (Summer 2014) Topics: Engineering. physics Place: Fayetteville Free Library Date: Tuesday, 7/8 from 11-11:30am Educational Content: We learned: A lever is a simple machine that uses a beam attached to a pivoting hinge, or… Continue reading

Summer Reading 2014 Overview

Summer Reading is now in full swing. This will be my first summer in my new position as Director of Play to Learn Services, and it’s going to be awesome. This year New… Continue reading

Wooden Cars

Little Makers: Wooden Cars (March 2014) Topics: Engineering, Physics, Woodworking Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Tuesday, 3/11 from 5:30-6:30pm; Saturday, 3/15 from 10:30-11:30am Educational Content: We learned: The parts of a car including the body, engine,… Continue reading

New Storytimes

In November 2013 I began my transition from Promotions Assistant to Children’s Librarian at the Fayetteville Free Library. I was so excited, but also a little nervous. My predecessor was beloved by the… Continue reading

K’nex Critters

Little Makers: K’nex Critters (February 2014) Topics: Biology Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Saturday, 2/8 from 10:30-11:3am; Tuesday, 2/11 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Insects have external skeletons, six legs, and three body sections. Some… Continue reading

Light-up littleBits

Little Makers: littleBits (January 2014) Topics: Electricity, Magnets Place: Fayetteville Free Library Dates: Saturday, 1/11 from 10:30-11:3am; Tuesday, 1/14 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Vocabulary: magnetism, magnetic field, attract, repel Electricity is a… Continue reading

Make Snow!

Little Makers: Make Snow! (December 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Science, Meteorology Dates: Saturday 12/7, from 10:30-11:30pm; Tuesday,  12/10 from 5:30-6:30pm; Educational Content: We learned: Snow is a form of precipitation; other forms of… Continue reading

Galaxy Playdough

Little Makers: Galaxy Playdough (September 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Stars, Galaxies, Outer space Dates: Saturday, 9/14 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/17 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Stars are hot glowing balls of gas.… Continue reading