'Chaos' rules at Rapid City's public library

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The library is typically a quiet place for reading but these days … CHAOS rules.

Camp CHAOS, a new program at the downtown Rapid City Public Library, has young visitors getting “crazy for circuits.” Campers learned how to complete a circuit using everyday objects.

Stephen Tafoya, camp manager, says he wants the library to be more than just a place where youth can come grab a book.

And that's why the summer theme for the camp is '”Build A Better World.”

Camp kids get to put their hands on 3D printers, robots, arts and crafts; as well as high-end computers for design, according to a post on the library’s website.

Organizers hope that these hands on projects will become more than just a game.

"It's all centered around the theme of build a better world so that they can learn how to take these things and apply them into real world applications so that when they're adults they can see how to make our community better,” Tafoya said.

So far the turnout has been better than expected with all camps filled and a full waiting list as well.