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March 2018

World Puppet Day Craft

March 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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bear and lion hand puppets

Join us for World Puppet Day and create a puppet to entertain your friends and family! For children ages 4 years and up accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

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Paper Circuits

March 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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paper circuits

Discover how circuits work as you create a greeting card or other artwork that lights up. Registration is required. For information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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Ozobots

March 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color-coded and block-based coding with the Ozoblocky app. Register at the Youth Services’ desk. Call 219-873-3055 or 219-873-3045 for more information and ask for Dave.

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April 2018

Sand Art Craft

April 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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sand art bottles

Join us for a fun craft using colored sand to make a fun decoration. All materials are provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies. For children ages 4 years & up, accompanied by an adult.

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MCAS Robotics Team Demonstration

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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MCAS robotics team

To celebrate Creativity and Innovation Week, the Michigan City Area Schools’ award-winning Robotics Team will be here to demonstrate their robots. 

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Earth Day Craft for Kids

April 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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planet Earth

Mark this special day by dropping in and making an Earth Day craft. All materials are provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies. For children ages 4 years & up, accompanied by an adult.

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STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots

April 30 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color-coded and block-based coding with the Ozoblocky app. Register at the Youth Services’ desk. Call 219-873- 3055 or 219-873- 3045 for more information and ask for Dave.

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May 2018

Michigan City Maker Fest

May 5 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Michigan City High School, 8466 W. Pahs Road
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Maker Fest logo

Are you into technology and innovation? Want to learn more about coding, the latest tech tools, and the maker culture? Don't miss Maker Fest! Featuring demos, seminars, and hands-on maker activities: Ozobots, Raspberry Pis, coding, Internet Safety, Chromebooks, 3D printing,…

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June 2018

STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advanced registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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STEAM Ahead Kids: Bot Bash!

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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sphero mini

Play with Sphero robots and meet J.D., our programmable humanoid robot that talks, dabs, and moonwalks! Fun for the whole family and is suggested for kids ages 5 and up.

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STEAM Ahead Kids: Stomp Rockets

June 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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stomp rockets

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This…

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Stomp Rockets

June 8 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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stomp rockets

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This…

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Father’s Day Craft for Kids

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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father's day mug

Drop in to make a fun gift for your dad! This program is designed for children ages 4 years & up, accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

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STEAM Ahead Kids: Stomp Rockets

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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stomp rockets

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This…

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Stomp Rockets

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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stomp rockets

Make a paper rocket and watch it soar from a launch pad made with PVC pipe and a two-liter plastic bottle! Everyone is encouraged to bring an empty two-liter plastic bottle for launch; however, we will have supplies available. This…

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July 2018

STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots!

July 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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Kite Decoration Craft for Kids

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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kite day craft

Create a lovely "stained glass" kite window decoration using tissue paper squares and contact paper! All materials provided. For children ages 3 years old and up, accompanied by an adult.

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August 2018

Taste of MC: STEAM Activity Corner

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Franklin & 7th Streets, Michigan City, IN, 701 Franklin St.
Michigan City, IN, IN 46360
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STEAM banner

MCPL Youth Services will co-host a free STEAM activity area for children and families at the Taste of M.C. on the corner of 7th and Franklin Street. For more info, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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Back to School Craft for Kids

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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An annual tradition! Make a new craft for back-to-school. For children ages 6 through 12. Supplies are limited. Children 6 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

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September 2018

STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots

September 18 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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Youth Services Grand Opening Celebration

September 26 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Rendering of exterior of Makerspace

Join us as we celebrate the new Youth Services Department, complete with a Makerspace. We'll have live demonstrations of a variety of activities and equipment in the Makerspace. Also, there will be a limited supply of free giveaways. Light refreshments…

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October 2018

Halloween Craft

October 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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haunted house craft

Von't you come in and join us for a "kooky & spooky" craft? This activity is for kids ages 3 years and up accompanied by an adult. All materials provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

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Light Painting

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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light painting

Bring your imagination and have fun painting with glow sticks and other luminous utensils on a big screen. Fun for the whole family!

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Light Painting

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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light painting

Bring your imagination and have fun painting with glow sticks and other luminous utensils on a big screen. Fun for the whole family!

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Ozobots

October 23 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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November 2018

Ozobots

November 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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CoderDojo

November 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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CoderDojo logo

Join us for CoderDojo, our free coding club for ages 8-18! We'll be exploring all kinds of programming, using Ozobots, Spheros, Chibi Chips, and 3D modeling. We will use coding tools such as Scratch, Hopscotch, and MakeCode. Build, share ideas,…

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Intro to 3D Modeling: Tinkercad

November 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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tinkercad examples

Advance registration is required. Join us for a fun, introductory workshop on 3D modeling with Tinkercad! Space is limited. For ages 12 - 18. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more info, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave or…

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Thanksgiving Craft for Kids

November 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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Thanksgiving craft projects - turkey and pilgrim

Make a fun Thanksgiving craft! Ages 3 years and up, accompanied by an adult. All materials will be provided. Child must be present to receive craft supplies.

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Ozobots

November 20 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Advance registration is required. Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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Intro to 3D Modeling: Tinkercad

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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tinkercad group in makerspace

Advance registration is required. Join us for a fun, introductory workshop on 3D modeling with Tinkercad! Space is limited. For ages 12 – 18. Register at the Youth Services desk. For more info, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave or…

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December 2018

CoderDojo

December 10 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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CoderDojo logo

Join us for CoderDojo, our free coding club for ages 8-18! We’ll be exploring all kinds of programming, using Ozobots, Spheros, Chibi Chips, and 3D modeling. We will use coding tools such as Scratch, Hopscotch, and MakeCode. Build, share ideas,…

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STEAM Ahead Kids: Ozobots

December 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Michigan City Public Library, 100 E. 4th Street
Michigan City, IN 46360 United States
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ozobots

Have fun programming the Ozobot robots using color codes and block-based coding with the Ozoblockly app. For more information, call 219-873-3045 and ask for Dave.

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