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National Moon Day

Tuesday, July 20, 2021, is National Moon Day and the 52nd anniversary of when Neil Armstrong walked on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. The day is also to celebrate future launches into space, which you can learn about on NASA’s website here.  Photo by NASA on Unsplash To celebrate National Moon Day, try one of the activities on the blog, STEMsational. They have…

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MPPL is now accepting 3-D print submissions

STEAM Saturday: 3-D Printing for Kids

3-D Printing is available again at the Mount Prospect Public Library and kids can submit print files to be printed. For kids to print, permission is required by a parent or guardian.   How Does 3-D Printing Work at MPPL (Condensed Version):  Design your 3-D print and save it as an .stl file.  Go to the 3-D Printing…

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Young girl painting a pumpkin.

Harper College Experience Day

Do you know what you want to be when you grow up? Harper College is having a month-long event to give students of all ages interactive and fun learning opportunities. Maybe this will give you some ideas about what you'd like to study! Each Wednesday in October, a new activity will be posted and is…

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Everyone counts.

At-Home Challenge: Everyone Counts!

Information for the 2020 Census is being collected right now. Do you know what the Census is? It is a way of collecting information about everyone who lives in the United States to make sure everyone is counted. Information about who lives where is used to provide services in your community, like the schools, parks,…

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