Little Makers: Galaxy Playdough (September 2013) Place: Fayetteville Free Library Topics: Stars, Galaxies, Outer space Dates: Saturday, 9/14 from 10:30-11:30am; Tuesday, 9/17 from 5:30-6:30pm Educational Content: We learned: Stars are hot glowing balls of gas. The sun is the closest star to Earth. A galaxy is a system of millions or billions of stars, together with gas and dust, held together by gravitational attraction. There are three types of galaxies: spiral, elliptical,
Once again, summer has passed far too quickly, but the fall brings its own rewards--in particular, the completion of a project I've been working on for the past three months. This summer, I interned in the Creation Lab (a digital media lab) at the Fayetteville Free Library. I had a broad and enriching range of responsibilities, including: researching products to support FFL Maker programs and planning and executing “Maker Monday” summer reading programs for kids and teens. Bu
Stephanie C. Prato
is the Director of Play to Learn Services at the Fayetteville Free Library in New York.