Auburn Young Scientists: ‘STEM Beginnings’ starts 2/16

by | Feb 16, 2021

The Auburn Public Library has again been selected to partner with and host the Young Scientists hands-on enrichment program funded by YFCP, a grant program supported by the MA Department of Early Education & Care, administered by the YMCA of Central Massachusetts and presented by STEM Beginnings LLC.

Children ages 3-6 will learn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) concepts through hands-on activities, story time, music and movement, STEM challenges, and age-appropriate experiments. This is a six-week series.  Each program will be open for registration one week before the next date.

Each week is a different program theme. The first week  on 2/16 is ‘Bunny Slopes’.

All programs are on consecutive Tuesdays, from 11:00am – 11:45am

Session Dates: February 16, February 23, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23


Where: Virtual | The Library Director will send a Zoom link to the email on the registration form 5-7 days before the program

Upcoming themes (subject to change):

2/23 – Penguin Power

3/02 – Coding a Snowman

3/09 – Animal Tracks

3/16 and 3/23  – TBA

Parents or caregivers provide the materials, all of which can easily be found in most households, or substitutes can be used. The materials’ listing will be updated on the children’s supplemental website each week at

Stories are available from our supplemental children’s site at Registration is not required to listen to the stories. They are available to everyone for the duration of the six-week STEM series. New stories will be available when each new registration opens.

—–Registration is Required for Each Session—-

Register online at or call the Library at 508.832.7790 for assistance. Registration for Week One: Tuesday February 16th, is now open.