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POSTPONED Maker’s Day Event in Scotch Plains
March 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
One event on March 21, 2020 at 9:00 am
From their website and Facebook event listing, “All Events and Programs will be cancelled from 3/15-3/31.”
The Scotch Plains Public Library is pleased to announce their participation in the 6th annual NJ Makers Day.
NJ Makers Day will fall on both Friday, March 20th and Saturday, March 21st and throughout the two days we will have workshops, demonstrations, and other fun activities for all ages.
Schedule of Events
We encourage you to check the website for updates and additional announcements. All workshops and activities marked with an asterisk (*) require online registration and are limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood Cardholders. Interactive demos and programs not otherwise marked are open to all. Crafts and take home items are as supplies last. Online registration will open on Monday, March 2nd.
Friday, March 20-
- 9:30am-10:30am – Seed Bombing* | Adults
- 3pm – 5:00pm – Marble Paint | Teens & Adults
Saturday, March 21-
Meeting Room Schedule
- 9:30am- – Nailed It – Family Edition* | Families
- 11am- Teen STEM Program* | Grades 6-12
- 3pm- Animation Workshop* | Grades 3-5
Gallery Room Schedule
- 10am – 12pm – Interactive Demos with Makey Makey, Pancake Art, and more!
Children’s Room Schedule
- 10am-12pm Coloring Sheets and Paper Houses
- 11am – Super Saturday with an Engineering Craft
Adult Room/Media Room Schedule
- 10am-12pm Interactive Demos with Straw Builders, and Paper Hedgehogs
- 10am-12pm – Create your own button
- 3pm-4pm – Create your own notebook