STEM Festival

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About the Maryland STEM Festival

The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering and mathematics that takes place every Fall. Libraries, schools, and educational groups across Maryland celebrate the festival each year by offering a series of hands-on STEM programs for children and teens.

For more information about the Maryland STEM Festival, visit https://marylandstemfestival.org/.

Art Contest

The annual art contest is open to all Maryland students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Winners receive a cash prize and will have their artwork displayed at the Maryland Senate Office Building. For contest and submission details, visit https://marylandstemfestival.org/art-contest/art-contests-2021.

Please note: The deadline to submit artwork for the 2021 festival is Sunday, October 31, 2021.

STEM Fest in the Idea Lab

Idea Lab at the North East Library

During each week of the STEM Festival, visit the Idea Lab in the Children’s Room of the North East Library to explore one of the featured areas of STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math. Hands-on activities will be available daily during library opening hours.  

2021 STEM Festival Events

This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Cecilton Branch
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Join us to see how the beasties of Wildlife Adventures dress up for Halloween. Touch, hold, and learn about a variety of scary, scaly, and super soft animals. Wear your costume to help us celebrate! For families with children of all ages. This pro...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Elementary, Middle School, High School
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Event Details:
Get into the spooky Halloween spirit while learning about science through fun, themed STEM projects! Bring a blanket or chair, and dress to get messy during this outdoor program. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Community Partner Event

This program is hosted as a partner event with the Cecil County Public Library.
 

No registration

No registration required.

Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Eric Energy: Science Spectacular

4:00pm - 5:00pm
North East Branch
Registration
Library Branch: North East Branch
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Help scientist Eric Energy create phenomena like vortex fog rings, bubbling potions, and clouds on the ground. For families with children ages 4-11. This program will take place outdoors. Please bring a blanket or chairs for your family. Please ch...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Elementary" group.

Kids' Academy: Mix It Up

11:00am - 12:00pm
North East Branch
Registration
Library Branch: North East Branch
Age Group: Elementary
Program Type: Science & Technology, Special Event
Registration Required
Event Details:
Educational activities for homeschoolers and other children in non-traditional school settings. Ages 6-11. This program will take place outdoors. Please bring a blanket or chairs for your family. Please check CCPL's social media pages for pro...

Disclaimer(s)

Photography and Video Policy

By registering for this event, you or those attending with you may be photographed or recorded on video that will be used for library promotional purposes. If you or a member of your group would not like to be photographed, please alert a staff member at the program.

This event is in the "Elementary" group.
This event is in the "Middle School" group.
This event is in the "High School" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

NASA at Your Table

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Online
Library Branch: Online
Age Group: Elementary, Middle School, High School, Adults
Program Type: Online/Virtual, Science & Technology, Special Event
Event Details:
NASA has a fleet of two dozen Earth-observing satellites that collect data that is of enormous benefit to agriculture. Join us to learn about the ways NASA data are used to help bring food and drink to your table. NASA’s Global Precipitation Measurem...

Disclaimer(s)

Community Partner Event

This program is hosted as a partner event with the Cecil County Public Library.
 

No registration

No registration required.

STEM Books for Kids

STEM Books for Teens