Education and entertainment get top billing to make learning fun at the Stewart C. Meyer Harker Heights Public Library.
From math to magic to writing to gaming, this is an activity-packed week at the library. And it starts this weekend with a costume making workshop.
Cosplay costumes do not have to break the budget. Members of the Mandalorian Mercs Costuming Club discuss ways to make armor and helmets from thrift store finds during the Costume Workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday.
Robotics Camp II will run from Monday through Thursday. Campers will build on the skills gained during Robotics Camp I, and focus on age-appropriate challenges in math, science, engineering and technology.
Magician Todd McKinney appears at the Heights library at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Wednesday with his Marvelous Magic Show.
Writers link up with other writers each second Wednesday for help in editing, or publishing. The Writer’s Support Group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday.
Gamers get an extra session of video and board games into their week with the Second Thursday Afternoon Gaming event for teens from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday.
Game show lovers can participate in the Library Game Show at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Next weekend, mingle with local authors, purchase materials, and get books signed during the library’s annual Local Author Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 16.
“The Jazz of Physics: The Secret Link Between Music and the Structure of the Universe,” by Stephon Alexander; “Lab Girl,” by Hope Jahren; “Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations,” by Susanna Hislop and illustrator Hannah Waldron.