STORIES

H-2-Orb!
July 26, 2016

It was bound to happen. After a summer without incident, this morning a space orb found its way into a fountain. Luckily, it occurred at the Coralville Public Library where I knew the librarians...

Three Days to Go!
July 25, 2016

The final week of the Reading Road Trip started this morning at the Des Moines Public Library. As usual, I started the day with orange juice and a healthy breakfast. It is hard to believe, but I only...

erqyqerg
July 22, 2016

Ten years ago, I performed story time at the Pella Public Library. Every year since, they've moved me to a bigger venue! I especially love the new location because they have a basement full of wonder...

Robots Episode
July 22, 2016 | 26 min

Learn about the exciting world of robots with hosts Dan Wardell, Abby Brown and their puppet friends. They'll encourage kids to use creativity to build robots, move like robots and even see robots in...

duplacobotix
July 22, 2016 | 1:03

Trophy Joe announces this year’s award for robotics research.

max builds a robot
July 22, 2016 | 2:01

Max builds a robot to help him with chores.

caveman robot
July 22, 2016 | 2:04

Caveman discovers Team ASAP at DMACC and wants to know how eating healthy food helps them compete.

vex championship
July 22, 2016 | 3:03

Abby Brown visits the VEX Championship in Centerville to find out how kids are building robots for competition.

robot dance moves
July 22, 2016 | 1:34

DanBot teaches some kids his awesome robot moves.

sophia's robot
July 22, 2016 | 1:11

If she had a robot of her very own, what would she want it to do?