Tompkins County Public Library

Friday, January 6, 2017

Library to Offer Family Science Program

Tompkins County Public Library and Cornell University’s Center for Materials Research with host “Electrostatics” Saturday, January 14 from 1-2 p.m. in the Library’s BorgWarner Community Room.
Families will explore the phenomena and properties of slow-moving or stationary charges. They will be able to see a Van de Graaf generator in action, as well as make a static flyer and an electrophorus.

Families Learning Science Together is a free program designed to help children develop an early love of science through hands-on participation. These programs are offered at the Library on the second Saturday of each month.

Families Learning Science Together programs are free and open to the public, but space is limited. To register, email Please include the name and age of all children in the email.  

More information about Families Learning Science Together workshops can be found at

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