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Science activities for kids

Science and tech festival

STEM Festival Events

This autumn, have your family join thousands of Maryland children who are celebrating Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)! Garrett County library branches will offer several activities to make the magic of science come alive.

Kitzmiller library

Tuesday, October 30, 10:30-11:00

Preschool Science: Oozing Pumpkin

Join us for a science-themed story time and create oozing pumpkins!

Oakland library

Tuesday, November 6, 2:00-3:30 pm

Forces of Flight

Join us for virtual reality explorations, experiments, and paper airplane construction.

Friendsville library

Wednesday, October 31, 2-8 pm

Kinetic sand

Stop in any time between 2 and 8 pm to make your own kinetic sand.


Wed November 7, 2-8 pm

Colored markers

Stop in any time between 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to make your own colored markers.