Youth Programs


Project READesign (10-14 yrs)

Based on the Novel Engineering program by Tufts University: participants design, build, and test prototype devices to solve problems for a story book character. Learn engineering skills while having fun. Instructor Gillian Hurst.
Wednesdays        February 1, 8, 15, March 1
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM              4 classes                 $50

 Here are links to the BrainSTEM Alliance webpage to check out previous READesign classes.

Science and Food

Spend an evening discovering the science behind what we eat. Supper is included in the price.
Friday, May 5                      5:30 PM – 7:30 PM $20

Learn to Cook (7-14 yrs)

Deb Fraser, certified chef, is back with her popular youth cooking classes. The students learn how to cook tasty, healthy meals while learning foodhandling safety. Eating the food finishes off the class.
Saturdays    10:00 AM - 12:30 PM OR1:00 PM - 3:30 PM      $30/class

March 25:            Snack Foods
May 27:               Mac and Cheese

Formal Spanish

Learn how to read and write in Spanish to improve your fluency in this beautiful language. This Spanish writing class is geared to children who already have some vocabulary. Adults are welcome if they would like to improve their skills. Instructed by Liz Vigueras.
January 23, 30, February 6, 20, 27 ORMarch 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10
Mondays      4:30 PM - 6:00 PM      5 classes 
Adults $50,    Children Free (Donations for more materials welcome)

Learn to Cross Stitch (10+ yrs)

Learn what cross stitch is all about. This beginner class will start youth on a simple project and give them something to do in their spare time. Fun and relaxing for all. Basic supplies are included in course fee. Bring scissors. Instructor Pat Palmer.
Saturday      February 18 ORApril 22      1:30 PM – 3:30 PM      $5

LEGO Challenge (6-12 yrs)

How good a LEGO builder are you? Take the LEGO challenge to build a variety of projects. Use the LEGO at the library. Working with friends and/or independent work is required. Space is limited; sign up to reserve your spot.
 March 11, April 1, May 6, June 3
Saturdays      10:00 AM – 11:00 AM      Free

Minecraft (6-12 yrs)

Minecraft has taken the world by storm! From play time to school time, children of all ages are challenging their design abilities as they explore this ever-changing sandbox world. Kids get to explore and learn with custom challenges before free build time.
 February 10, March 10, April 7, May 12, June 9
Home Schoolers      Fridays      2:00 PM – 3:00 PM      $3/class
 February 10, 24, March 10, 24,
April 7, 21, May 12, 26, June 9, 23
Fridays      4:00 PM – 5:00 PM      $3/class
 February 23, March 23, April 20, May 25, June 22
Thursdays      6:30 PM – 7:30 PM      $3/class

K’Nex (6-12 yrs)

Take the K’Nex challenge to build a variety of projects using the K’Nex at the library. Working with friends and/or independent work is required. Space is limited; sign up to reserve your spot.
 February 11, March 18, April 8, May 13, June 10
Saturdays      10:00 AM – 11:00 AM       Free