Rosie Revere, Engineer – May 23

Posted on 28th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Children will learn about Rosie from the book, look at some museum sculptural pieces and build and decorate their own pint-sized parachuting figurine. rosie-revere-engineer

Tuesday, May 23
10:30 a.m.
Ages 4-7
North Wilmington Branch Library
761-4290

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I’ve Been Working on the Railroad – June 20

Posted on 28th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Members from Marshall Steam Museum will get kids up and moving while learning Marshall Steam Museumabout what life was like on the railroad. Make-and-take craft included. Registration required, call 302-761-4290.

Tuesday, June 20
10:30-11:30 a.m.
All Ages
North Wilmington Branch Library

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The Build It Better Shop – June 29

Posted on 28th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Rick Waterhouse is a children’s performer, songwriter, guitarist, arick-waterhouse-puppetnd puppeteer.

Think, design, assemble, test, improve! For this year’s Summer Library Program: Build a Better World, I am an engineer, who runs a shop where people can bring inventions that aren’t working the way they had hoped. My first customer of the day is a dragon puppet….

Division of Libraries Summer Reading Challenge Program.

Thursday, June 29th
10:30 a.m. 
All Ages
North Wilmington Branch Library

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Manga 101: Illustration Workshop July 1

Posted on 28th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

mangaLiz De Jesus and Kristen Corbett will share their love of manga comics with everyone.

Saturday, July 1st
1:00 p.m.
Ages 12-19
North Wilmington Branch Library

Registration Required:: 302-761-4290

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Engineer It – July 18

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

What would it be like to design a car or house of the future?  Marshall Marshall Steam MuseumSteam Museum will read two books to get you into the designing mood.  Then participants will put their brains to work as they design a car or house of their own. Registration required, call 302-761-4290.

Tuesday, July 18
10:30 a.m.
Ages 5+.
North Wilmington Branch Library

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Build a Better World – July 25

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Join as we explore the knowledge and tools needed for building everythingWinterthur Logo from chairs to houses during this hands on program with Winterthur Museum.  Registration required, call 302-761-4290.

Tuesday, July 25
10:30 a.m.
Ages 6+.

North Wilmington Branch Library

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Think It, Build It, Test It – July 29

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Delaware AeroSpace Educational Foundation will present a program that DASEF logointroduces children to some great books about engineering and design. Children will build and test a catapult and a marble roller coaster. Build three bridge support columns. Plastic eggs and Play-doh will give you a chance to build the tallest tower. Registration required, call, 302-761-4290.

Saturday, July 29
10:30 a.m.
Ages Pre-K+.

North Wilmington Branch Library

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Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale – Aug. 1

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Act!vated Storytellers will present two folktales for the summer readingActivated Heros program.

Tuesday, August 1
10:30 am
All ages

North Wilmington Branch Library

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Hooked on Books – Aug. 2

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

Delaware Division of Libraries.  Summer Reading Challenge Program

Mark Lohr

Wednesday, August 2
6:00 p.m.
North Wilmington Branch Library

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Animal Engineers – Aug. 8

Posted on 24th February 2017 in What's Happening North Branch

We read Andrea Beaty’s beloved story “Rosie Revere, Engineer”, and rosie-revere-engineerdiscover people are not the only creatures on the planet that can become engineers.  Then, take a look with the Delaware Museum of Natural History at some live animals you can find in your own backyard who take building to the next level. Registration required, call, 302-761-4290.

Tuesday, Aug. 8th
10:30 am
North Wilmington Branch Library

Ages 5+.

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