Category Archives: tweens

STEM and STEAM Gift ideas for the New Year from the Children’s Dept.

In 2018, we will be promoting along with our STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) activities, STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics). Naturally, we can not promote science and technology for the 21st century without promoting reading and … Continue reading

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Celebrate Día – Diversity in Action

El día de los niños/El día de los libros (Children’s Day/Book Day), commonly known as Día, is a celebration every day of children, families, and reading that culminates yearly on April 30. The celebration emphasizes the importance of literacy for … Continue reading

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Up for a Challenge?

  Beginning Tuesday, the LEGO® Six Brick Challenge will be ready for you at our 2nd floor Children’s Makerspace. Did you know that six eight-stud (2×4) LEGO® Duplo® bricks can be connected in 915,103,765 different ways! Using just six LEGO® … Continue reading

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Our After School Maker Space program is where creativity, ingenuity and youth thrive!

Here at the Rocky River Public we are proud to provide our community’s youth an environment where they are able to develop and expand their intelligence, creativity, and collaboration skills so they are ready for the future. To keep things … Continue reading

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Come here to play!

Our Lego program, the Guild of the Brick is coming up on the following Saturday afternoons. Saturday, September 10th, October 8th and November 12th from 2-4 p.m., for ages 5 and up with no registration required. Why come visit us to … Continue reading

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Week of Welcome was a huge success!

During the first week of school Teen Librarian Megan and I had a blast welcoming, feeding, and entertaining over 400 tweens and teens at the library! It was really important for us to make sure that this group of youth … Continue reading

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Rocky River’s Future is Bright with These Library Volunteers

by Heather Tuck-Macalla I have the pleasure to work with our community’s tweens, which are children who range in age from the 3rd to 6th grade. Not only do these youth keep me young at heart they are constantly reaffirming … Continue reading

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