a boy in The LAB programme


The LAB - Libraries mobile makerspace programme is an interactive programme for young people which engages them in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Maths) and engenders a passion for learning. Registrations are compulsory for the The LAB. If you are successful, you will be emailed confirmation of your attendance. If the class is already full, you will be put on the wait list for the next class and informed of this as soon as possible. 

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LEGO Mindstorms Robot Workshop

Librarian and young child playing with a robot


Learn how to build and code a LEGO Mindstorms robot over 10 sessions in Auaha. LEGO Mindstorms sessions are held during term time only. The programme suitable for 8-12 year olds, and all equipment is supplied for use. The sessions are held at Central and registration is compulsory. 

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Edison the Programmable Robot

Edison the Robot


Edison is a programmable robot is designed to be a complete STEM teaching resource for coding and robotics education for children. This 5 week programme is held during term time only and repeats each term. It is held at Central Library and registration is compulsory for participation. 

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Li'l Constructibles 


Li'l Constructibles is a 10 week programme which uses STRAWBEES, an award-winning Swedish construction set, for building things that can stand, move, spin, glide, or even walk across the floor using straws, connectors and micro-bits. It can boost children's creative confidence through construction, programming and robotics. This programme is suitable for ages 4 to 8 and is held at Chartwell Library. Registration is compulsory for participation in this programme. 

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Li'l STEAMers - A STEAM Programme

Lil' STEAMers


Li'l STEAMers is a STEAM programme for children aged between 4-7 years old. It involves a science storytime with discussion of the science in the story and a hands-on activity. Kids get to be creative and have fun while exploring with science, technology, arts and math... and a story to go with it! Li'l STEAMers is held at Chartwell and Dinsdale Library and registrations are compulsory for participation. 

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