STEM Events

Free events happening in Libraries throughout Pierce County

Solar Cupcake and Create a Pinhole Camera

Take some time to learn about the sun, solar eclipses and the solar system. Create a delicious treat while showing your new science knowledge. You can also build a pinhole projection system so you can watch the eclipse using the shadow the moon creates over the sun.

Bonney Lake – Saturday Aug. 19, 2:00 p.m.

Buckley – Wednesday Aug 16, 2:00 p.m.

Gig Harbor – Saturday Aug 19, 10:30 a.m. (Registration required. Sign up here.)

Explore Science: The Solar Eclipse

Explore shadows and apparent size to learn more about the upcoming Eclipse.  Includes a pinhole viewer craft to take home.

DuPont – Thursday Aug. 17, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Milton – Wednesday Aug. 16, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sumner – Friday Aug. 18, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Eclipse Story Time

Join us to learn how the eclipse happens and why it’s so rare! All ages welcome as we learn about the sun and create an eclipse craft.

Parkland/Spanaway – Friday Aug 18, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Make Your Own Pinhole Projector

Learn about the Great American Eclipse from Tacoma Astronomical Society and make your own pinhole projector. All ages welcome.

South Hill – Monday, August 7, 7 – 8:30 p.m.