Have fun with science at Delta libraries

Delta libraries have a variety of events planned during Science Literacy Week from Sept. 17 to 23:

Join Kids Code Jeunesse for a fun Scratch Coding Workshop based on Dr. Dave Williams' book, To Burp or Not to Burp. Workshop is on Monday, Sept. 17 at George Mackie Library, Tuesday, Sept. 18 at Tsawwassen Library and Wednesday, Sept. 19 at Ladner Pioneer Library. It runs from 4 to 6 p.m. and is for ages eight to 12. Visit or call your local library to register.

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Kids and their parents/caregivers will discover the magic of science through interactive stories, songs, rhymes and more at Science Discovery Storytime. It runs from 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 18 and Friday, Sept. 21 at George Mackie Library. Storytime prepares children to learn to read.

On Friday, Sept. 21 from noon to 4 p.m., register for a 15-minute time slot at George Mackie Library to experience the thrill of virtual reality with Virtual Science. Put on the HTC VIVE goggles and discover science in a whole new way. Choose from an exciting science-themed game menu including astronomical adventures and medical marvels. Ages 10+ (and minimum 48" tall).  Reserve your spot online.

Bring the whole family out for Family Science Extravaganza, an afternoon of fun science activities on Friday, Sept. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ladner Pioneer Library. Make your own slime, green screen station, build with Keva Blocks and more. All ages welcome. No registration required.

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