Arduino is a tool for making computers that can sense and control more of the physical world than your desktop computer. Arduino can be used to develop interactive objects, take inputs from a variety of switches and sensors, and control a variety of lights, motors, and other physical outputs. Join Ed Kalin, a co-founder of the Fairfield County Makers’ Guild, a non-profit community makerspace located in Norwalk. Ed is a graduate of MIT and a long-time electronics and computing enthusiast.…Find out more »
Please join us for a meeting of Kindle Fire users who will have an opportunity to discuss problems and share solutions to different technological challenges. Registration is required and limited to 6 attendees. Register online, at the Reference Desk, or by calling (203) 794-8756 x 4. REGISTER HEREFind out more »
“I come from a country that was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday.” When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala Yousafzai refused to be silenced and fought for her right to an education. On Tuesday, October 9, 2012, when she was fifteen, she almost paid the ultimate price. She was shot in the head at point-blank range while riding the bus home from school, and…Find out more »
A monthly evening Storytime program that includes stories, activities, and DVD’s or crafts suitable for children ages 3 – 8 years old who are able to sit alone without an adult. Parents/caregivers may not sit with the children but must remain in the library during the storytimes. Children can come dressed in pajamas. Favorite stuffed bedtime pals may also attend! No registration required!Find out more »
Parents of children in Grades 2 – 5 are invited to join a Children’s staff member for a one-on-one overview of several online resources offered at the library. These resources provide information for students to assist them with homework and other school assignments. Registration required for both sessions. Register in person at the Children’s Services Desk or by calling the library at 203-794-8756, Ex. 5. Limit of 2 adults for each demo.Find out more »
All programs sponsored by the Bethel Public Library are open to the public, and meet accessibility requirements for the disabled. Those needing special arrangements should contact the library at least 2 weeks prior to the program to make arrangements.