The library will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4, 2022

Due to the start of our July Summer Hours and Independence Day, we will be closed on both days. With our summer hours, we will be closed on Sundays until the weekend after Labor Day.

STEAMonday: Baking Soda and Vinegar "Fireworks"

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Summer Reading, STEM/STEAM

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Program Description

Event Details

Join us for an afternoon of summer STEAM fun. We're making our own version of "fireworks" with safe, everyday household ingredients to celebrate the Fourth of July. Learn all about chemical reactions while having some messy fun. This program is suitable for grades 1-5. Children may need assistance.

What you'll need:  

baking soda (sodium bicarbonate)

white vinegar

red, blue, silver glitter (add any colors you want!)


small squeeze bottle, syringe, or pipette for the vinegar

tray or dish to work in

plastic covering for your work area (tablecloth)


Tune in to our Southbury Library Youth Services Facebook page at 4:00 pm.

Recommended for children ages 7 & up.