Items tagged with Grade2

TinkerShop: Intro to Coding with Scratch

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scratchLearn basic Scratch programming by creating and designing sprites and games. Reading and typing skills a must. This is a 3-day program; students expected all 3 days For grades 2-3. Limit 8; registration required.

This is a free, 3-day program for those who attend. Because we are able to admit only a limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by Monday, December 18, and we can fill your spot. Students expected to attend all 3 days.

Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

 

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Weeks Seminar Room
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 6
Grade2, Grade3, Maker Kids

Kids LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online. (Materials fee, $5)

Notes: Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

MakerSpace Balcony

MakerSpace Grand Reopening!

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It's the grand reopening of the Westport Library's MakerSpace, and you're all invited!

Celebrate with us as we unveil the new space, located on the Library's top floor. We'll show off our new digs, give you the lowdown on our programming plans for the year, and demonstrate new equipment. And then, at 2:30, be sure to join us for a Godzilla sculpting workshop run by one of our favorite Makers-in-Residence, Chris Crowe! 

Here's a rundown of the day's activities:

10:00: Opening remarks and welcome
10:10-12:00: Open House tours of the new space
Tours will include a walk-through of the space and introductions to new equipment, hands-on demonstrations, and more.
12:00-12:30: Birthday cake! 
12:30-2:00: Tours continue
2:30-4:30: Godzilla Sculpting Workshop w/ Maker Chris Crowe

For 3D printer lesson reservations, please email westportMAKES@gmail.com or visit westportlibrary.org/makes

MakerSpace Balcony
Maker Movement
All ages
Maker

Grades K-2: TinkerShop: Potpourri

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lego
Explore Lego Story Starters, learn to use robots with Cubetto and make a light-up creation. For grades K-2.
 
Register for this free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent tompastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org ( mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org) by Tuesday, August 1 and we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.
Weeks Seminar Room
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2

CANCELLED: "Catch of the Day" Family Art Workshop

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PROGRAM CANCELLED.

Join artist Daniel Lanzilotta and learn how to make something meaningful out of seemingly meaningless, throw-away materials. Get creative, make art, be an artist! Materials provided. Lanzilotta's exhibit of refuse sculpture is on view in the Library’s Riverwalk Display Case through July 20. 

Family program for grades 2 and up

 

 

McManus Room
Exhibits, Family
Art

Kids LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a theme and a related robot picture to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online (Materials fee, $5)

Note: Registration is NOT transferable

Note: A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Weeks Seminar Room

Grades 2-4: LittleBits TinkerShop—Games & Gadgets

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Learn how to create games and gadgets with LittleBits, a magnetic, color-coded circuitry kit for all ages, in this four-day program. (Note: The program runs the full four days.) They snap together with magnets; no soldering, wiring or programming needed.  Create a new project each day or work on a big project like a light-up space shuttle. Register online for the 4-day workshop.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because we are able to admit only a limited number of students, you will be charged $30 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by Wednesday, April 6 and we can fill your spot.

Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

Weeks Seminar Room
Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

Kids LEGO Robotics Club

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robotics Join the staff from CompuChild for a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a theme and a related robot picture to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online for April 9 (Materials fee, $5)

Note: Registration is NOT transferable

Note: A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Weeks Seminar Room

Kids LEGO Robotics Club

Please see full event listing for date.

robotics Join the staff from CompuChild for a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a theme and a related robot picture to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-5.

For further information, please contact Margaret Pastel (mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org).

Register online for March 12 (Materials fee, $5)

Note: Registration is NOT transferable

Note: A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Weeks Seminar Room

Story Explorers: “A Christmas Carol"

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From the page to the stage, introduce your children to the power of reading and live theater with the story of A Christmas Carol, adapted from Dicken's immortal classic. Recommended for grades 1-7. 

 

Community partners: Westport Country Playhouse & Westport Young Woman’s League

The musical, which will be performed on Sunday, December 17 at the Westport Country Playhouse, captures the humorous and touching moments of Charles Dickens’ classic tale with all the familiar characters, including the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge, his clerk Bob Cratchit, the Ghosts of Christmases Past, Present, and Yet-to-Come, and the frail Tiny Tim.

 

Higgins Room