Programs For School-Age Students

Lakewood Public Library provides a wide variety of extended learning opportunities for elementary school children. Quality programs that provide positive child development and a wide range of age-appropriate programming choices are available and accessible when students are not in school.

Summer of Space: Filtered Light

For Students Entering First through Fifth Grade. Scientists capture and filter light to study planets, moons, stars, galaxies, nebulae, and black holes, and even to learn more about the mysterious dark energy that makes up so much of space. Filters block certain energy levels of light while allowing others to pass through. Using blue and […] Read More

Make Music With Boomwhackers

For Students Entering First through Fifth Grade. Boomwhackers! Hollow plastic percussion tubes of varying length that create musical tones by gently striking the ground, another Boomwhacker, your shoe or any surface. Library Boomwhackers are colorful and fun to use. Come create some wacky music! Registration is required. Read More

Make Music With Boomwhackers

For Students Entering First through Fifth Grade. Boomwhackers! Hollow plastic percussion tubes of varying length that create musical tones by gently striking the ground, another Boomwhacker, your shoe or any surface. Library Boomwhackers are colorful and fun to use. Come create some wacky music! Registration is required. Read More

Summer of Space: Dunking the Planets

For Students Entering Fourth through Sixth Grade. Concepts of size, weight and mass are explored in this fun activity. Using models of the planets, students will dunk the “planets” in water to highlight that even a large, massive planet — such as Saturn — can have low density. Explore how a planet’s density is related […] Read More

Junior Pokémon Trainers

For Students Entering First through Fifth Grade. Calling all aspiring Pokémon trainers! Join us for Pokémon-themed crafts and activities suitable for all interest levels. Whether you play the game, watch the show, or just love the characters, we’ll have some Pokéfun! Registration is required. Read More

Main Jr. GameBot Camp: SpaceBot Edition

For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade. You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to learn to code! Join us for four days of fun as we learn to make a game to defeat the evil empire’s minions and then build LEGO® WeDo® robots to help the cause. Bring a flashdrive […] Read More

Main Jr. GameBot Camp: SpaceBot Edition

For Students Entering Second through Fifth Grade. You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to learn to code! Join us for four days of fun as we learn to make a game to defeat the evil empire’s minions and then build LEGO® WeDo® robots to help the cause. Bring a flashdrive […] Read More