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Enjoy spring break at Ramsey County Library

Spend spring break at Ramsey County Library locations and enjoy plenty of fun, engaging activities for kids and teens.

Select events are listed below. Registration is required for some events.

View full spring break activity calendar

Teen Tech Camps

  • Monday - Wednesday, March 13, 14, 15
    1 - 5 p.m.
    RCL - Maplewood
  • Monday - Wednesday, March 20, 21, 22
    1 - 5 p.m.
    RCL - Shoreview

Join other teens in the community at The Brain Box in the library. This three-day camp brings you hands-on experience with technology. Topics include: 3D printing and design, circuitry, robotics, coding, video game design and digital music editing.

Register

Mad Science of Minnesota: Chem in a Flash

Wednesday, March 15
RCL - White Bear Lake
2 p.m. - Grades K-2
3:30 p.m. - Grades 3-6

Hop on board the chemistry express for a high-speed science experience! Perform instantaneous experiments in this fast-paced class on split-second reactions that go like mad.

Register

Spring Break LEGO® Contest

Friday, March 17
Noon - 4 p.m. (drop-off from noon – 2 p.m., winners announced at 4:15 p.m.)
RCL - Maplewood
Appropriate for ages 4 - 12.

Build and bring in your own original LEGO® structure. Awards will be given based on originality and votes from the public. Participants may use all types of LEGOs or other brand of interlocking blocks.

Mad Science of Minnesota: Movie Effects

Tuesday, March 21
1:30 p.m.
RCL - New Brighton
Appropriate for ages 5 - 10.

Learn how “persistence of vision” makes movies so realistic. Discover how sound effects are created and used. Try out some cool anaglyph glasses. Take a closer look at how animation works, then take home your own Cartoon Creator with a mini flip book and mini stencil to create your own short animated movie.

Register

Brains at the Library

Tuesday, March 21
1 - 4 p.m.
RCL - Shoreview
Appropriate for ages 8 & up.

How heavy is your brain? Can you trick it? What does a neurologist do? Drop in and find out all of these things and more! Play brain games, take a scavenger hunt, test your memory and see real brains from the University of Minnesota's Neurology Department.                     

Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 4:55 p.m.