Beyond Bricks Red Hook Public Library hosts Lego Camp

 
(RED HOOK, NY) – It’s not just Legos, its engineering! Students entering grades 5-9 are invited to join Lego Camp, starting at 10 a.m. Monday, July 25, through Friday, July 29, at the Red Hook Public Library.

 

The library will be using Lego Mindstorms to teach the basics of engineering and fostering innovative science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) learning. Lego Mindstorms incorporate sensors, motors, and a computer to turn your favorite plastic bricks into custom robotic creations!

 

This camp will run for two hours each day, from July 25-29. Participation is free, but in-person registration at the library is required.

 

Red Hook Public Library has been serving the community of Red Hook and its need for lifelong learning since 1898. In 1935, the library made its home in a mid-nineteenth century octagonal building based on the designs of Orson Squire Fowler. In 2013 and 2014, it was designated a five-star library by Library Journal. The library was chosen as a finalist for the Best Small Library in America award, given by Library Journal and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in 2015.
For more information, call the Red Hook Public Library, 845-758-3241. The library is located at 7444 S. Broadway in Red Hook and on the Web at www.redhooklibrary.org.