Discover the principles and forces that make flight possible for airplanes, helicopters
and rockets with this interactive exhibit from Science Works Hands-On Museum. 

New interactive exhibit at Elgin's
Gail Borden Public Library explores how things fly



Video Premiere 

Everyone is invited to the Where Dreams Take Flight video premiere that features many local young people on
Wednesday, February 20 at 5:30 pm in the Main Library Meadows Community Rooms.
Thank you Imagination and Reaching Across Illinois Library System.



Explore the wonders of the universe
through STEAM in a fun, hands-on way.

Main Library ♦ Mondays

Meadows Community Rooms AB 
Grades K-2 ♦ 4 – 4:45 pm Register here.
Grades 3-5 ♦ 5 – 6 pm Register here.

1/7 Trash to Treasure

2/4 Take Flight: Explore exclusive
pieces of our flight exhibit in
this special edition of STEAM.

Kids Explore
Paper Airplanes

Thursday, January 31
5-6 pm

 Family Style STEAM:
Take Flight

Main Library Meadows Community Rooms
Monday, January 21 and Monday, February 18
10 am – 12:30 pm, 4:30 – 6:30 pm

Families. Learn about flight and aeronautical engineering as we make paper airplanes or rockets together.
Then, explore exclusive pieces of our new exhibit, only available in our Take Flight programs!

Wright Brothers, Wrong Story

Main Library Meadows Community Rooms AB
Wednesday, February 6  6:30 – 8 pm

Prepare to take off with new details of a momentous historical event you thought you knew.
Hear this new history about Wilbur and Orville Wright, their early years of trial and error at Kitty Hawk,
and the hidden details within original archives and family letters that reveal that Wilbur was actually
the “Wright” brother who cracked the secret to aerodynamics and achieved liftoff in 1903. Presenter: William Hazelgrove.
Please register here.