youth enrichment Tag

Join the Mid-Continent Public Library Mad Scientist for this fun-filled show with Halloween characters, witches brew, fog droplets, and electrical experiments. It is sure to be un-BOO-lievable! Program registration will close 30 minutes prior to the start of the program. Participants will be emailed a Zoom...

The Mid-Continent Public Library wants you to take a hands-on look at the chemistry that goes on in your kitchen. Hunt for starch, sugar and fats in foods and investigate a living organism that helps bread rise. In this Mad Science event, directions will be...

October is the time to get ready for Halloween candy! For this month's Museum at Prairiefire JAM session, staff will be conducting experiments with different types of candies and observing some of their unique properties. Sugar is a main ingredient of candy and reacts with different...

With longer nights coming and the sun lower on the horizon as we head into winter, the days are getting a little darker. For hundreds of years, the only way to light a room was with a candle. While we don’t rely on them so...

Learn to soar with Mad Science! Be amazed as the Mid-Continent Public Library Mad Scientist demonstrates the principles of air pressure through the creation and flight of a hot air balloon, giant smoke rings, levitating balls, and movie special effects! Program registration will close 30 minutes...

Autumn is a time of transition. The days are getting shorter and colder, and the leaves are changing colors. What is the science behind these changes? In this Museum at Prairiefire camp, students will explore the science behind the changes. Participants will examine how and why...

Join the Mid-Continent Public Library as they put on the hats of paleontologists, fighter pilots, detectives and more to investigate TAILS! From comets, to dinosaurs, to rockets, TALES are everywhere in our world...