GEAR Up for Robotics Tournament

What happens when budding young engineers are given a robot and a challenge? The GEAR Tournament aims to find out. GEAR, which stands for Get Excited About Robots, is a fast-paced robotics competition featuring NXT and EV3 LEGO Mindstorm robots. Small teams of players between 8-years-old and the eighth grade build and program these robots to accomplish challenging tasks. The […]

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Teens can Be the Source of Change during Teen Tech Week 2017

Arlington teens will be tuning in as the Arlington Public Library celebrates the annual Teen Tech Week™ from March 4 to 10. They join thousands of other libraries and schools across the country who are celebrating this year’s theme, Be the Source of Change, to raise awareness about how the Arlington Public Library creates a space to extend teens’ learning […]

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LEGO Club brings LEGO builds to life!

LEGO Club

Have you ever wanted to do more with LEGOs than just build? You can take your creations beyond that! Arlington Public Library’s LEGO Club program offers STEAM-related, cross-curricular LEGO activities for ages 9-12. In LEGO Club you can: Connect your LEGO builds to a computer and make them move and make noise at your command! Write a story and then […]

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Cardboard Engineers

Imagination is the one and only supply children need to bring to the library’s upcoming Cardboard Engineers program series. Inspired by the creative and touching YouTube sensation “Caine’s Arcade,” librarian Chelsea Pemberton dreamed up a program that would give children the opportunity to build whatever their heart desired using cardboard, tape, and their own creativity. Caine built his own arcade […]

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Scribbler’s Print Society: creative writing program for daring young writers ages 8-12

P.B. Scribbler founded the Scribblers Print Society in 1932. Always an extremely private person, we know very little about P.B. Scribbler. However, we continue to receive letters from Scribbler with writing challenges for daring young writers — or “Scribblers.” The Scribbler’s Print Society is a series of creative writing programs for daring young writers ages 8-12. The group will meet in locations around Arlington to […]

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