Illustration of a person holding up a candle and another person blowing it out

First Friday: Science of Light

This First Friday explores all things merry and bright . . . with the science of light!

We’ll look at the magical effects and real science behind things like combustion, gaslight, lightbulbs, and more—from candles and lanterns to modern electricity.

Get illuminated with seasonal hands-on activities and see highlights from our rare book collections.

Join us for even more bright ideas!