july, 2024

This is a repeating event

15jul(jul 15)2:00 pm(jul 15)2:00 pmTrue Crime: ForensicsLocation(s):Gaithersburg


Event Details

Can you solve the mystery? Be a Forensic Scientist who is part of an investigative team examining the facts & evidence of the case!

Join us for True Crime week (July 15th – 19th) at Gaithersburg Library during this workshop just for teens! Each day we’ll learn a new scientific technique to solve the crime. Microscopy to study hair and cloth fibers; chemistry to examine soil samples; spectrophotometry to identify liquid compounds; and fingerprint analysis to place suspects at the scene. (FYI: There is no death, blood or brutality in this crime.)

For teens ages 12 to 17 years.

Registration is required for this five-day workshop (July 15th – 19th). You will need to attend all five days to participate. Register here.

Questions about this program? Please contact Gaithersburg Library at 240-773-9490.

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

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.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc.


(Monday) 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm


Gaithersburg Library

18330 Montgomery Village Ave, Gaithersburg, MD 20877

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