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STEAM

Explore the world through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics at your library.

STEAM Events

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Build It!

Location: McLoud

Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 4:00 pm

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Build It! Perler Beads

Location: Shawnee

Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

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Learn It! 3D Printing for Beginners

Location: Norman Central

Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Self...

Location: Norman East

Date: April 18, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Herbarium...

Location: Noble

Date: April 19, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Vinyl...

Location: Moore

Date: April 19, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

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Community Garden Kickoff & Earth...

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: April 20, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Creativity Unleashed: Acrylic...

Location: Noble

Date: April 20, 2024

Time: 10:30 am

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Learn It! Sticker Making for...

Location: Norman Central

Date: April 20, 2024

Time: 1:30 pm

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Learn It! Minecraft 3D printing

Location: Tecumseh

Date: April 21, 2024

Time: 3:00 pm

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Build It! LEGO Bricks, Marble...

Location: Blanchard

Date: April 22, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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Learn It! Plastic Free Teas

Location: Shawnee

Date: April 22, 2024

Time: 5:00 pm

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Beginner American Sign Language

Location: Norman West

Date: April 22, 2024

Time: 6:30 pm

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STEAM Kids : Homeschool Edition-...

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: April 23, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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STEAM Kids Children 6-11 year olds!

Location: Purcell

Date: April 23, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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Learn It! Microsoft Excel for...

Location: Virtual

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Learn It! Sewing Machines for...

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 10:00 am

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Learn It! Incubating eggs for...

Location: Purcell

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 11:00 am

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STEAM Kids for K-5th graders!

Location: Norman Central

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 3:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: DIY...

Location: Shawnee

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

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Learn It! Laser Engraving for...

Location: Norman Central

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Teacup...

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Vinyl...

Location: Moore

Date: April 24, 2024

Time: 6:30 pm

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Build It!

Location: McLoud

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 4:00 pm

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Learn It! Laser Cutting Tangrams

Location: Shawnee

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 4:30 pm

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Learn It! 3D Printing for Beginners

Location: Norman Central

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 5:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Self...

Location: Norman East

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 6:00 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Wood Burning

Location: Southwest OKC

Date: April 25, 2024

Time: 6:30 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Roy...

Location: Newcastle

Date: April 26, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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Creativity Unleashed: Flower...

Location: Noble

Date: April 26, 2024

Time: 2:00 pm

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STEAM education cultivates our ability to think critically and creatively solve problems through a combination of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, STEM careers are expected to grow at more than double the rate of all other occupations by 2029. Furthermore, STEM workers earn up to 25% more than those outside of the STEM field. In Oklahoma in particular, there’s a substantial deficit in the number of skilled workers and the increasing number of STEM career opportunities. This reveals a critical need to align the talent pipeline and close the skills gap in our communities. The addition of the A to the traditional STEM acronym emphasizes the important role that the arts play in supporting design thinking approaches through creativity and innovation.

Recognizing the library as a safe space for growth and exploration, Pioneer Library System invests in the development of skills and passions through providing hands-on learning experiences with STEAM concepts and technologies. Through equitable access to quality tools and resources, PLS strives to strengthen our community's capacity to solve real-world problems through connected learning experiences that help build the computational thinking and digital literacy skills needed to succeed in the modern school and workforce environment. By offering a safe space to learn and grow with others, PLS also supports the social emotional learning of individuals, helping build the resiliency and communication skills required to effectively collaborate with others.

 

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3D Printing

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