News Review
Spring Family Fun @ Longview Public Library
Posted Date: 4/7/2014

Grow your brain and start the weekend with free, family fun at the Longview Public Library. Programs run between April 10 and May 10. These events are open to all, without reservations.

Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m. MakerPlace. Students can try their hand at using Scratch to program a computer game, use Makey-Makeys to make a banana piano, play MineCraft on a Raspberry Pi or XBox 360, create art with Gimp, light up LED’s with Squishy Circuits, and more! Geek pro’s Karen Straube and Jennifer King will be on hand to help!

Saturdays, April 12, 26 and May 10, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Geek Dad. James McBride, official Geek Dad, can help the whole family have more fun and become more Geeky! Raspberry Pi + Squishy Circuits + Tinkering = something STEM-tastic!

Saturday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon. Cinco de Mayo. The MMHS Spanish Club, Jessica Sanchez and Maribel Ramirez make Sábados Super with bilingual stories, food, games and crafts celebrating Mexican culture.

For more information, contact the Longview Public Library at 360.442.5301, or click on the “Kids” link at