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HTML Workshop Series

Pearse Street Library, Tuesday 4th, Wednesday 5th & Friday 7th August at 11am  

An introduction to HTML Learning for children. Hypertext Markup Language is the standard markup language for documents designed for display in a web browser. In this series, children will be introduced to the basics of HTML and be guided on how to start their first page. Instruction will be provided on how to build a webpage and insert images. The workshops will take place via Zoom platform, facilitated by Kids Coder Club. Suitable for children age 10-12 years.  An exciting learning opportunity for budding STEM practitioners of the future.  

Flap, Glide and Soar like a Pigeon

Coolock Library, Wednesday 5 August at 11am 

Ballyfermot Library, Wednesday 5 August at 2pm  

Cabra Library, Wednesday 12 August at 11am & 2pm    

Online Visual Art workshops with Duffy Mooney-Sheppard. Presented in association with The Ark.  Birds flap, glide and soar. Some birds spend their whole lives on the wing and rarely come to land. But Dublin is filled with one well known bird: the pigeon! Usually jostling for space, pigeons are ruling the roosts on the streets and in the skies. Be inspired by these resourceful birds, then design and make your own extraordinary pigeon or fantastical winged bird with visual artist Duffy.  Workshops suitable for children age 5-12 years.   

Early Years Visual Art Adventures

Ballyfermot, Cabra and Coolock Library, Thursday 6th and 13th August

Early Years Visual Art Adventures with Lucy Hill. Presented in association with The Ark. Sign up for 2 weeks of inspiration and creativity for ages 2-4 years and their grown-ups as visual artist Lucy Hill guides you in exploring your local area, to create easy and fun art at home. Through bite-sized videos, image collections and ideas, Lucy will prompt gentle art explorations at home, in gardens, in parks and neighbourhoods.   

Storytime Adventures in Vroom-Town

Thursday 6 August at 12pm

Online storytelling video. Join Emer from Vroom-Town Storytime for a special reading of Tang Arnold and his Monster Truck Wheels. Meet all your favourite characters Tang Arnold, Screech, Daisy, Sparkle and Terrible Terry as they embark on their latest adventure, and discover what fun and mischief they get up to. Suitable for children age 3-7 years.

Somewhere Over The Rainbow

Donaghmede, Finglas, Rathmines and Ringsend Library, Friday 7 August at 11am 

Somewhere Over the Rainbow Webinar. Where do all the colours of the rainbow come from? Learn the science behind how rainbows are formed and discover some amazing rainbow facts. Explore the light and colour spectrums. Facilitated by Junior Einsteins Science Club. Suitable for children age 8-11 years. Young scientists are welcome to look, learn and experiment afterwards. An exciting learning opportunity for budding STEM practitioners of the future.

Scratch Coding Workshop Series

Walkinstown Library, Tuesday 11th, Wednesday 12th & Friday 14th August at 11am 

Explore the world of coding via scratch, which is a block-based visual programming langauge and website aimed primarily at children. Users of the site can create online projects using a block-like interface. With these lessons students will be introduced to the interface, learn how to use tutorials and start creating their own online games. The workshops will take place via Zoom online platform facilitated by Kids Coder Club. Suitable for children age 10-12 years. An exciting learning opportunity for budding STEM practitioners of the future.

Discover Space workshop

Pembroke Library, Wednesday 12 August at 11.30am

Marino Library, Wednesday 12 August at 3pm 

Discover Space workshop. In this online session, children will carry out a range of activities such as guided investigation into meteor impacts, explore the scale of the solar system and take part in challenges they can continue to practice at home. The workshop will take place via Zoom platform facilitated by The Rediscovery Centre. Suitable for children age 7-11 years.

Cartoon Capers & Illusions

Charleville Mall, Kevin Street, Phibsboro and Raheny Library, Friday 14 August at 11am

Cartoon Capers & Illusions Webinar. Discover how cartoons are created and how the eye tricks the brain when watching on-screen. Learn about animation devices and optical toys that are used to make two pictures blend into one to provide an illustion of motion. Facilitated by Junior Einsteins Science C;lub. Suitable for children age 8-11 years. Young scientists are invited to look, learn and experiment afterwards.

Flights of Fancy with Pigeon

Coolock Library, Saturday 15 August at 10.30am 

Ballyfermot Librar,; Saturday 15 August at 12pm  

Flights of Fancy with Pigeon - a music and storytelling performance. Thomas and Duffy have been watching pigeons as they strut, flap and fly all over Dublin like kings and queens of the sky. Join Thomas now as he performs the songs and stories created and watch them come to life with the amazing creatures and objects created by Duffy Mooney-Sheppard.  Suitable for children age 4-6 years. 

Design a Podcast workshop for Teens

Monday 17 August at 2pm 

Podcasts are an effective way of engaging with others allowing you to share your stories, opinions and experiences. During the workshop, participants will work in a small group to produce their podcast. Facilitated by CreateSchool who are a team of experienced educators. They will help particpants to research, create, produce, edit and ultimately share their stories with family and friends. Students will learn how to archive or share their work via blogs and other mediums. Suitable age group for this event is 12-16 years.

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