The Scotch Plains Public Library is pleased to announce its participation in the 5th annual NJ Makers Day. NJ Makers Day will fall on both Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23, and throughout the two days the library will have workshops, demonstrations, and other fun activities for all ages. 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 is now open.
On Friday, March 22 from 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., adults ages 18+ are invited to participate in a Sewing Workshop to create their own Laptop Cover with a Painted Button. Registration is required and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood Cardholders. Register here.
On Saturday, March 23, the library will host a variety of activities across the library. Please see the schedule below.
Meeting Room Schedule
9:00am- – Diorama Marshmallow Peeps Family Contest*
11am- – Paper Airplane Engineering (information TBA)
2pm – Workshop TBA
Gallery Room Schedule
10am – 12pm – Interactive Demos with Little Bits Coding, LEGO Engineer Challenge, Makey Makey, and DIY Stress Balls
2pm HealthBarn Cooking Class* | ages 5-8
Children’s Room Schedule
10am-12pm Coloring Sheets and Paper Houses
11am – Super Saturday with Finger Puppets
Adult Room/Media Room Schedule
10am-12pm Interactive Demos with Straw Builders, Origami Corner Bookmarks, and Paper Hedgehogs
10am-12pm – Create your own button
3-4pm – Create your own Notepad