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Library Offers STEAM Activities for Grades 3-5, Funded by ARPA

STEAM across the Sound Shore - Rye Free Reading Room 2022

Supported with funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA), the Rye Free Reading Room, along with the Westchester Children’s Museum and Harrison Public Library is offering weekly STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) programs for grades 3-5. Part of ARPA is intended to fund educational initiatives to address loss of school time due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

With a different topic each week, kids can discover STEAM topics and careers throughout the year. The programming is schedule for school break periods during February, April, and June, where there will hands-on after school activities, customized learning resource lists,  take-home education kits and special half day classes for kids to tinker, build, learn, and explore.

Sessions are free, but registration is required. For more information, or to register, contact the Rye Free Reading Room at 914-231-3162 or e-mail childrensservices@ryelibrary.org

Three Thursdays every month at 4pm
Special half-day classes during school breaks
Feb 21 to 25, April 11 to 15, June 27 to 30 at 10 am
Grades 3 to 5

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