Wednesday, June 2, 2010

New at The UFL--Geek Dad

Geek Dad: Awesomely Geeky Projects and Activities for Dads and Kids to Share
by Ken Denmead (who writes the "Geek Dad blog" on

What a perfect book for this high tech community! Where else can you dads learn how to create a working lamp out of LEGO bricks and CDs? Or use those same LEGOs to freeze nifty custom ice cubes? Rig your kites with running lights, so you can fly them in the dark? And,let's not forget all the "Geek moms" out there. Use those popular role-playing games as aids to spectacular parenting. Get ideas on using cake to build models. This book provides the geek point-of-view for everything imaginable.

Want more? Visit the book's website:

Geek Dad is available now at The Urbana Free Library. Place a hold or give us a call, 217-367-4405. Pass your love of science and technology on to your kids with some of the fun activities in this book. Be the best Geek you can be!

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