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STEM Challenge

Using Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics skills, have a go at our fun challenges at your local Selwyn District Libraries branch.

House of Bricks - Simple Machines

Work with LEGO kits to design various small machines such as zip line runners, racers, the 'annoy-o-matic' and more.  Also available will be TECHNIC and general LEGO to cater for all building ages and interests.

Free – no bookings required, but spaces are limited.

Recommended for ages 5 and above. Children under 8 years must be actively supervised by an adult.

  • Leeston Library, Tuesday 17 April, 10am – 11.30
  • Rolleston Community Lounge, Tuesday 17 April, 1.30pm – 3
  • Darfield Library, Monday 23 April, 10am – 11.30
  • Lincoln Library, Monday 23 April, 1.30pm – 3
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3D Challenge

What is 3D, and how do you make something three dimensional? Using engineering skills, challenge yourself to create a 3D structure using simple materials. What will you come up with?

Free – no bookings required, but spaces are limited.

Recommended for ages 5-10. Children under 8 years must be actively supervised by an adult.

  • Lincoln Library, Monday 16 April, 10.30am – 11.30
  • Southbridge Hall, Wednesday 18 April, 10.30am – 11.30
  • Rolleston Library, Thursday 19 April, 10.30am – 11.30
  • Leeston Library Friday 20 April, 10.30am – 11.30
  • Tai Tapu Library, Thursday 26 April, 10.30am – 11.30
  • Darfield Library, Friday 27 April, 10.30am – 11.30
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Makerstations

Use our Makerstations to create wonderful things – create from one of our templates, or use your imagination to make something unique!

Free – no bookings required, but spaces are limited.

Recommended for ages 5 and above. Children under 8 years must be actively supervised by an adult.

  • Darfield Library, Tuesday 24 April, 10.30am – 12pm
  • Lincoln Library, Saturday 21 April, 10.30am – 12pm
  • Leeston Library, Thursday 26 April, 10.30am – 12pm
  • Rolleston Library, Saturday 28 April, 10.30am – 12pm
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CodePlay

These activities will focus on fun! Join us to play games and try challenges that help you develop coding skills.

Free – bookings essential.

Children attending must be able to read and write fluently. Recommended for ages 7 and above. Children under 8 years must be actively supervised by an adult.

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Fun with Robots

Solve different challenges and get your bot moving!

Free – bookings essential.

Recommended for ages 5 and above. Children under 8 years must be actively supervised by an adult.

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