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Makers Day 2019

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New Jersey Makers Day is a statewide celebration of making and maker culture that takes place every March in the Garden State. All of our branches will be participating with different programs between March 21st and 23rd.  Some programs require registration: register or get more information.

Nilsa I. Cruz-Perez Camden Downtown
Ages 8 – 12
Thursday, March 21, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Celebrate New Jersey Makers Day with a special session of Bricks 4 Kidz, an evening of building exciting structures inspired by engineering and architecture with LEGO brick master Karl Goldstein.

South County
Grades 4 - 8
Friday, March 22, 4 - 7 p.m.
Get ready to disassemble! Use tools to dissect, investigate, and reinvent tech. Find out what is inside computers, toys and other everyday tech objects.

 All ages
Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Makers Day Fun! We will have making and building stations for kids and teens of all ages set up – including a “block party” for the toddler crowd and a family “Banana Band” Jam where we will create musical instruments from different fruits and vegetables. Other self-directed stations available throughout the children’s area until 2 pm. Please check with branch for specific event times.

Riletta L. Cream Ferry Avenue
All ages
Saturday, March 23, 10:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Come by the Ferry Avenue Library and try out our Makerspace. This includes a Makey-Makey, Snap Circuit kits, Squishy Circuits, and a button-maker machine. Use throughout the day!
Gloucester Township
All ages
Saturday, March 23, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Explore our making and building stations for patrons of all ages, with experiments demonstrated by the STEM Scouts of Blackwood. No need to register, just stop on by!

Kids & Teens of all ages Saturday, March 23, 2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Celebrate New Jersey Makers Day with a variety of hands-on activities (with an emphasis on physics) and local makers!
Haddon Township
All ages
Saturday, March 23, 12 - 4 p.m.
Check out Haddon’s Makerlab and new Play and Learn Station on New Jersey Makers Day. We have STEAM activities for every age -- Bristle Builders, Snap-Bots, Squishy Circuits, LEGO Wedo Robots, and much more! Teen Volunteer Mentors from Haddon Township High School will be on hand to demonstrate equipment and get you started making.  On-site registration for sessions is first come first serve.


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