october, 2023

23oct(oct 23)4:00 pm(oct 23)4:00 pmSTEM at the Library: Crankie ContraptionLocation(s):Olney


Event Details

Join us for an afternoon of STEM as part of the Maryland STEM Festival! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County.

Join us for an afternoon of STEM-ertainment! Build a Crankie Contraption and tell an illustrated story with a screen-based machine. You will assemble the folding frame, illustrate a story, and roll out the narrative sequence on the paper scroll screen.

This program is part of the 9th Annual Maryland STEM Festival. The activity is for children ages 5 years old and up. Children under 8 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Library Program Attendance (both virtual and in the branch) is limited to participants within the suggested age range of the program. Children attending an MCPL program under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. Adults attending a program intended for children must have an accompanying child.

Questions about this program? Contact the branch 240-773-9545.

Looking for something fun to do? Take a look at these resources for kids using your library card. Don’t have a card right now? No worries!  Find out how to Get a Library Card.

TumbleBooks – books that read themselves

Kanopy Kids– videos and animated books

BookFlix – animated stories

Explora Educators, Explora Primary School – education resources

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – sign up online today, and print out your child’s reading log and your list of Early Literacy Moments

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.


(Monday) 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST


Olney Library

3500 Olney Laytonsville Rd Olney, MD 20832

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