Zora Neale Hurston Library Host Holiday Happenings for Students This December
FORT PIERCE – The Zora Neale Hurston Branch Library has plenty of holiday fun in store for students this December from gift stations to scavenger hunts.
Family activities for December include:
- Every Thursday at 4 p.m. the Holiday Gift Station gives students the chance to create homemade gifts for family and friends. Supplies and gift wrap will be provided.
- Game Day on Saturday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. Students of all ages are encouraged to join in the fun playing classic board games and on the Nintendo Wii.
- S.T.E.A.M. Power gets cooking on Saturday, Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. Ages 8 to 18 can participate in hands-on activities that focus on science, technology, engineering art and math.
- Contraption Faction returns Saturday, Dec. 16 at 2 p.m. Suited for ages 10 and older, students can explore different areas of technology including coding with Scratch and Ozobots, circuitry with MaKey MaKey and Snap Circuits, solar power robots and so much more.
- Say goodbye to 2017 with a showing of “Despicable Me 3” on Wednesday, Dec. 27 at 2 p.m., featuring the voices of Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig and Trey Parker. The library staff will close out the movie with a countdown, noise-makers, balloon drop and a sparkling celebration. The movie is rated PG with a running time of 90 minutes.
- Use technology for a Winter Themed Scavenger Hunt on Friday, Dec. 29 at 2 p.m. Students will scan QR codes to gain clues and answer questions for this digital scavenger hunt. Students can bring their own smart phones or tablets or borrow one from the library.
These programs are free and open to the public – thanks in part to the generous support of the Friends of the Library.
The Zora Neale Hurston Branch of the St. Lucie County Library System is located at 3008 Avenue D, Fort Pierce. For more information about library programs visit: www.stlucieco.gov/library or call 772-462-2154 or firstname.lastname@example.org.