Posted in Events | November 1, 2019
Join us on Saturday, November 9 to celebrate the grand opening of the Discover Exoplanets exhibit for the entire family. The exhibit will be on display at Central Library until January 27.  Discover Exoplanets features multimedia activities where visitors can build their…
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Posted in General | April 24, 2019
This Women’s History Month, we celebrated Inspiring Women in Science with ways to learn more about women who have achieved great things in different scientific fields—these included bingo and trivia games at our branches. We also distributed science activities at all of our…
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Posted in Kids | January 4, 2014
Skip builds musical instruments out of trash with kids in the second grade and younger. He teaches the children about vibration and sound waves through some serious hands-on fun.Using discarded items to make noise and explaining magnification, Skip astounds the young minds and…
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Posted in General | July 23, 2012
Astoria library holds a weekly Science Club for children. This week, the kids participated in an experiment in which they simultaneously learned about sound vibrations and used old resources! They made sound carriers out of old plastic and Styrofoam cups (don't worry, they were…
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