Tue. Mar 21st, 2023

Commonly spring break implies no classes for students, but a handful of children came to the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Library on Tuesday to place collectively a mini-generator.

Led by librarian Heather Heilman, who also has an interest in all factors science, each and every kid was provided a kit that integrated tiny plastic gears, wooden pieces, some hardware and electrical wire and a miniature light bulb.

“This is exciting,” mentioned 7-year-old Sydney Henderson. Her four-year-old sister, Scarlett, gave her a huge smile as mom Samantha enjoyed the time they could devote collectively.

Via the detailed instruction sheet, and lots of coaching by parents or partners who could lend a further hand, each and every ‘student’ managed to place collectively smaller hand-cranked generators.

Powered with a tiny elbow grease, each and every one particular developed a flicker of light as the gears and manage went about and about.

Gabriel Hernandez, ten, and his dad, Daniel, worked collectively diligently till all the pieces have been match collectively just appropriate.

“We did it,” Gabriel mentioned.

The science time system is just one particular of lots of presented at the library.

All applications are listed on the library’s Facebook web page or can be obtained by calling the library at 254-953-5491.

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