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February is Engineering Month


Dayton Metro Library showcases the diverse field of Engineering during the month of February. Free hands-on activities, virtual reality, and popular films will encourage teens, tweens, children and parents to explore what careers in Engineering are all about. All activities are free and take place in the Main Library’s Opportunity Space @ St. Clair, 215 E. Third Street, unless otherwise noted.

For more information on these or any Library programs, visit or call 937.463.2665.

FOR TEENS Grades 7-12:

Build a Giant Mousetrap
Use household items to build an epic mousetrap. Work together to make a one-of-a-kind contraption and try to catch the "mouse."
Tuesday, February 5 | 4 - 5:30 PM

Wearable Tech Worskhops
Discovery Lab Global leads this STEM learning experience for teens, designed to tackle real-world challenges while exploring innovative concepts. Develop wearable technologies such as the Internet of Things demonstrators
Friday, February 8, February 15, February 22 | 3 - 5 PM


LEGO Mindstorm Robots
Work with our programmable robots.
Thursday, February 7 | 4 - 5:30 PM
For middle schoolers

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day
Drop in for refreshments and activities, and meet members of the CJ STEMM Club, Gems of STEMM Club, and the Society of Women Engineers.
Thursday, February 21 | 3:30 - 5:30 PM
Especially for tween (and teen) girls


Free Films
How does Engineering figure into these popular films?
Tron Saturday, February 9 | 1 PM
Hidden Figures Thursday, 2/14 | 6 PM
Wall-E Saturday, February 16 | 1 PM
Hugo Saturday, February 23 | 1 PM

K’nex Bridge Construction
Drop in anytime,February 1 - February 25

Building With LEGO
Drop in anytime, February 11 - February 25


Cybersecurity Basics
Learn how to protect your children, your bank account, and your family photos from cyber predators, presented by Discovery Lab Global.
Tuesday, February 12 | 7 - 8 PM in the Bassani Theater (3rd Floor)


Revved About Robots
Stories and playtime with Cubetto Robots.
Saturday, February 16 11:30 AM in the Children’s Creativity Space


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