Science Museum brings “A Universe of Stories” for summer activities

STEM graphicWith Norman Public Library West spending the summer focusing on space and science, it means one thing for sure. The experts from Science Museum Oklahoma will be bringing their talents to the library for a variety of program options.

The theme for this year’s Summer Learning Program in PLS libraries is “A Universe of Stories,” with programs taking on space themes, science and technology focuses and more.

Age-appropriate activities led by SMO are planned throughout June and July. The schedule this summer at the library includes:

Little Astronomers Academy, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 6 – Designed for younger children ages 1 to 6, this program gives basic hands-on experiments on astronomy;

Superheroes in Space, 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8 – Think like an engineer to use real-life logic and science to be a super space hero and beat the supervillains. For teens ages 12 to 18;

Important Moments in Astronomy, 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 – Adults age 18 and up will follow in the footsteps of famous astronomers in a hands-on exploration of key moments in the history of astronomy;

Registration is required separately for each program.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.