Flo Trujillo, the youth services coordinator, said they will use the brush bot model - connecting a small motor to a brush such as a toothbrush or cleaning brush - to create "turtles" for the race.
The purpose of the no-school days is to encourage children to attend the library and to read.
The hands-on activities encourage children to read a greater variety of books, Trujillo
"We want the kids to check out the non-fiction books," she
These books will be highlighted during the no-school days.
The library will gather together technology-related books for children to check out on Thursday in honor of Donatello, who, in the comics, has a natural aptitude for science and technology.
"We're hoping to inspire the kids to look at what they can build," Trujillo
Flo Trujillo, youth services coordinator for the Farmington Public Library, said the children are already familiar with different versions of fairy tales.
"Cinderella itself has hundreds of versions," she
said that version will not be one that the children read.