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Joplin Library holds Lego Buildathon

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JOPLIN, MISSOURI -

Some kids in Joplin get the chance to flex their creative muscles. 

The Joplin Public Library hosted a Lego "Buildathon" today. 

The kids could either take part in a free build, or try their hands at a number of different construction challenges.

It's all put on by the teen department - and is part of their summer reading program.

Beth Snow, Teen Librarian at Joplin Public Library, says, "This is a really nice way to practice some of those STEM and STEAM ideas that are planted during the school year, and this is just one of the fun engaging programs that we like to offer."

This is all part of a project that's supported by the "Institute of Museum and Library Services."

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