Do you know that September happens to be National Library Card Sign Up Month? YES! Now, I know not everyone gets quite as excited as I do about libraries, but I think they get a bad rap. They’re always depicted in movies and on television as these silent halls of dusty books lorded over by […]
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Volunteers from St. Johns County 4-H Youth Program will be partnering with the Southeast Library to offer a Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics class all about how airplanes work, and the history behind them! An interactive project will follow, funded by the Friends of the Library.
This class is for ages 7 and up. Please register for this free class by calling 904-827-6900 or RSVP online.
You’re invited to the Evenings at Whitney lecture on March 8, 2018, at 7 p.m. with the program titled “Future Ready: STEM in Our Schools.” Staff from the St. Johns County School District will talk about STEM activities and initiatives that impact students from every level in the school system. STEM is the term used in education for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The guest speakers from the St. Johns County School District include Associate Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction Dawn Sapp, Director for Career and Technical Education Emily Harrison, Sebastian Middle School Principal Wayne King and Creekside High School Environmental Science Teacher Alicia Pressel. The staff will talk about how opportunities for students to engage and explore STEM are expanding throughout the region, which include coding activities, robotics competitions, problem-based learning, business partnerships and career exploration. The staff will also share about STEM class and club activities, the process to become a certified STEM school at Sebastian Middle School, and career academy programs in the county’s high schools.
This free lecture will be presented at Lohman Auditorium located at 9505 Ocean Shore Blvd., on the Whitney Laboratory campus.
Did you know that submarines were first widely used during World War I? Celebrate St. Johns Reads with us by taking part in a hands-on STEM class to learn more about the history and science behind submarines. Supplies are limited, so registration is required for this free class, funded by the Friends of the Library.
Please call 904-827-6900 or register online for this free class, offered to students in elementary and middle school, only.