LEGO

Legos Are Awesome!

the lego movieOk, how many times have you seen the Lego movie already?  Feeling inspired to make some of your own awesome creations?  Check out these books to learn how!

 

LEGO Play @ North Channel Library

LegoCalling all Lego loving kids!  This Thursday, February 13th @ 4:30 PM, come to the library and play Life of George with Lego blocks. Build and scan your project for a score or play for fun! Free play with blocks for younger children. Groups please call. 

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Afterschool Program Today: LEGO Free Play @ 4:30 PM

If your school aged children can't get enough fun with LEGOs, join us this afternoon for LEGO Free Play.   This afterschool program begins at 4:30 pm.  It is designed for children 5-12 years old.  The children will get to work with a LEGO kit to create a project.  Parents are encouraged to bring a camera or other device to take a picture of your child's creation.

Tickets are required for this program.  They are free and available at the Kids Information Desk starting 30 minutes before the program.

Create, Explore and Learn with LEGO® Books

Children and tweens alike, have been playing with LEGO® bricks for 80 years and their popularity continues to grow.

Luckily, LEGO bricks are not only fun but also educational as well. Many studies recognize that children gain valuable skills when they play with LEGOs, such as; creativity, problem solving, decision making and math. If you have ever wondered what to do with all of those LEGO bricks after you completed the planned project checkout a few of the suggested titles below. 

United Space Alliance LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman in January

  The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library on Saturdays January 28, February 4, 11 and 18.  The camp is recommended for children 7-11 years old.  There are two sessions of the camp each week: 1-2:30 pm or 3-4:30 pm.  It is sponsored by United Space Alliance (USA) and Friends of Freeman Library.  The children work in pairs to build a variety of LEGO projects using a program on a laptop computer.  They learn science, math, and robotic principles as well as patience and cooperation.  

USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns in October

The USA LEGO Robotics Camp returns to Freeman Library in October.  This free camp is designed for children 7-11 years old.  It is sponsored by United Space Alliance (USA) and the Friends of Freeman Library.  The camp will be held Saturdays October 1, 8, 15, and 22.   There are two sessions of the camp each week: 1-2:30 pm or 3-4:30 pm.    

The children work in pairs or small groups to put together LEGO projects using a program on a laptop.  They learn robotics, mathematics, and engineering concepts as well as values such as sharing and cooperation.

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