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Homeschool Hub: Library Programs

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Homeschool Science @ East

When: Friday, January 20, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

January 20: Have fun creating cool things that zoom, fly, and go!
We will make pop rockets, planes that zoom, whirligigs, stomp rockets, and speedy balloon dirigibles.
Our Homeschool Science @ East programs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. During this time our volunteers will have a special program for everyone to participate in. This is a family program so parents are expected to accompany their students. Lab equipment is available for you to use in the ERC (Educational Resource Center) during its normal open hours. Homeschool Science @ East is open to all ages, and (generally) no registration is required.

Homeschool Lunch @ High Prairie: Colorado Blues Society Presents Blues 101

When: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: High Prairie Library - 7035 Old Meridian Rd. at High Prairie Meeting Room

Bring your lunch, learn something new, and socialize with other homeschool families. *Registration is required.*

Homeschool @ MO: All about Insects

When: Monday, January 30, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Where: Monument Library - 1706 Lake Woodmoor Drive at Monument Meeting Room

Insects are all around us and are important components of nearly every ecosystem. Many are helpful to humans and some are harmful, but all have a specific niche to fill. This program will introduce children to some of the different types of insects and explain their biology, ecology, and life cycles. Adam Strong and Kellie Kuhn from the USAF Academy Department of Biology will bring insect specimens for a hands-on presentation about these important organisms.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon - Animal Outreach by PPCC

When: Thursday, February 09, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Homeschool students will interact with Zoo Keeping students from Pikes Peak Community College along with the animals they bring to show.

Homeschool Science @ East

When: Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: East Library - 5550 N. Union Blvd. at East Community Meeting Room

Our Homeschool Science @ East programs are scheduled from 1-3 p.m. on the third Friday of every month. During this time our volunteers will have a special program for everyone to participate in. This is a family program so parents are expected to accompany their students. Lab equipment is available for you to use in the ERC (Educational Resource Center) during its normal open hours. Homeschool Science @ East is open to all ages, and (generally) no registration is required.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon - Rocks and Minerals

When: Thursday, March 09, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

Listen to a group presentation on why rocks and minerals are
important, then move on to a variety of different hands on
activities. Explore an assortment of various rocks and minerals, sort and categorize fossils, explore petrified wood and other fossils, learn about and view volcanic rock, and make your own collection box to take home rock and mineral specimens.

Homeschool Science Fair

When: Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Venue

On March 17, 2017, Library 21c will be hosting a Homeschool Science Fair open to grades K-12! The Fair will be held from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. in the Venue. The Homeschool Science Fair will allow your student(s) to show off and demonstrate a science project for other homeschool families! This event is noncompetitive, and is meant to be an opportunity for homeschooled students to present their projects to other students and families. There are no strict rules or guidelines regarding the science projects and we will leave planning up to the individual family.

Homeschool Discovery Day @ Library 21c

When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Where: Library21c -1175 Chapel Hills Drive at Children's Room

Homeschool families will enjoy exciting and engaging programs together including science, art, music, animals, and getting messy! Contact Tina Lewis for full details at 884.9800 x6340.

Homeschool @ Rockrimmon

When: Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Where: Rockrimmon Library - 832 Village Center Drive at Rockrimmon Meeting Room

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