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Maryland STEM Festival October 2-November 1

The Maryland STEM Festival is a month-long celebration of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics that takes place every fall. This year’s festival will take place virtually with libraries, schools, and educational groups across Maryland offering a series of online STEM programs for children and teens.

For more information about the Maryland STEM Festival and to access the full line-up of this year’s programming, visit

Online Events

As part of this year’s Festival, Cecil County Public Library is offering the following online events for children and teens.

The NASA Space Network 
Tuesday, October 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Did you know that a network of satellites orbits above Earth to send messages to scientists on the ground? Meet these scientists from the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and learn about their work. Ages 8-17. 

NASA Robotics
Friday, October 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
When NASA's scientists are faced with fixing satellites, refueling spacecraft, or repairing equipment in space, they turn to robotics for help. Learn about these robotic missions from scientists at NASA Goddard's Space Flight Center. Ages 8-17.

Kids' Academy Online: Titanic Sink or Float 
Thursday, October 22, 2020
11:00am - 11:30am
Educational activities for homeschoolers and other children in non-traditional school settings. Please call the library to register and to select a branch to pick up materials before the program. Ages 6-11.

Teen Night Online: Mad Science Trivia 
Friday, October 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Join Cecil County Public Library's teen librarians for a live Kahoot trivia game. Designed for families with teens ages 11-17 to play together.

Escape the Science Lab
Try our new science-themed escape room for teens. Available at any time! 

STEM activity videos from CCPL Librarians

Activities to Go

Take-home learning activities for children, teens, and families. New themed kits available each Monday (while supplies last) at Contactless Pickup locations. No holds or library card required.

Slime kit





New STEM Activities to Go kits will be available for children and teens throughout the month of October. Check CCPL’s Facebook Page each week to learn the new themes.