march, 2023

25mar(mar 25)2:00 pm(mar 25)2:00 pmSTEAMakers: Cranky ContraptionsLocation(s):Twinbrook


Event Details

Stop by anytime between 2pm and 3:30 pm to create your own whimsical and wonderful kinetic sculptures and learn about slider mechanism. Sponsored by Friends of the Library, Montgomery County.

Cranky Contraptions are kinetic sculptures that animate a character or scene when the handle is turned. These tiny automata are powered by a simple crank slider mechanism which provides basic motion.

Allow 30 minutes.

While supplies last.

Recommended age: 5 to 12. Parents/caregivers must accompany children under the age of 12 during the program.

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.


(Saturday) 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Twinbrook Library

202 Meadow Hall Drive

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