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Youth Services Librarian Whitney has hosted Teen STEM programs every month this year. Some of the activities included building roving robots and snap circuits, designing gingerbread houses and bridges, exploring math in art, and playing a live-action game of “Angry Birds.”

There will be STEM programs in August just for teens, such as making ice cream and building solar ovens.

Here’s are other activities that are planned.

Kingston branch

Walking Club: 11 a.m. Aug. 18. Wear your walking shoes and bring a water bottle for a fun invigorating urban walk.

Be — Kid Ice Cream Chemist: 2 p.m. Aug 11. A chilly chemistry challenge making individual servings of ice cream in a bag. All materials provided.

Register to Vote: 11 a.m. Aug. 12 and 26. Volunteers from the League of Women Voters/Kitsap are available so you can register to vote, update your address, and get your voting questions answered.

Dream — Lego: 2 p.m. Aug. 16. If you can dream it, you can build it. Get creative at a play session with the library’s Lego collection.

Classics Book Group: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Aug. 21. “Pale Fire” by Vladimir Nabokov.

Little Boston branch

Crafternoon: 2:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 16, 23, and 30.

Ukulele Lessons: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Aug. 11, 18, 25, and Sept. 1. Learn ukulele basics in this five-lesson series. Registration required.

Dream — Lego: 2-3 p.m. Aug. 15. If you can dream it, you can build it. Creative design using Lego bricks.

For updated program information or to register for a class, check our website at or call us at 360-297-3330.

— Tomi Whalen is the manager of the Kitsap Regional Library branches in Kingston and Little Boston. Contact her at

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