Items tagged with Grade4

TinkerShop: Create a Comic Book; Grades 6-9

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Create a comic with Gregg Schigiel, creator of graphic novel Pix, a regular contributor to SpongeBob Comics, penciller and assistant editor at Marvel Comics, and illustrator. Working with a simple story framework, participants will create their own two-page comics—storyline, illustration and dialogue. Come learn with a pro! 

The project is cumulative; please attend for all 3 days. Register online 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 to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before the program starts AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

Gregg Schigiel's worked as a penciller and assistant editor at Marvel Comics, character artist for Nickelodeon Consumer Products, and has illustrated of a litany of licensed story/chapter/coloring books. He is a regular contributor to SpongeBob Comics. In 2014, he self-published (under his Hatter Entertainment imprint) Pix: One Weirdest Weekend, the first of a series now published by Image Comics.

In addition to making comics, Gregg produces and hosts the comics-centric podcast Stuff Said and produces and co-hosts the Tom Cruise movie-centric podcast "Cruisin’ Together”. He likes doughnuts, enjoys comedy, and makes sure he drinks plenty of water.

Program Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

TinkerShop: Create a Comic Book; Grades 3-5

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Create a comic with Gregg Schigiel, creator of graphic novel Pix, a regular contributor to SpongeBob Comics, penciller and assistant editor at Marvel Comics, and illustrator. Working with a simple story framework, participants will create their own two-page comics—storyline, illustration and dialogue. Come learn with a pro! 

The project is cumulative; please attend for all 3 days. Register online 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 to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before the program starts AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.

Gregg Schigiel's worked as a penciller and assistant editor at Marvel Comics, character artist for Nickelodeon Consumer Products, and has illustrated of a litany of licensed story/chapter/coloring books. He is a regular contributor to SpongeBob Comics. In 2014, he self-published (under his Hatter Entertainment imprint) Pix: One Weirdest Weekend, the first of a series now published by Image Comics.

In addition to making comics, Gregg produces and hosts the comics-centric podcast Stuff Said and produces and co-hosts the Tom Cruise movie-centric podcast "Cruisin’ Together”. He likes doughnuts, enjoys comedy, and makes sure he drinks plenty of water.

Program Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Advanced LEGO EV3/NXT Robotics Club, Grades 4-8

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Build and program robots with Lego EV3 or Lego NXT kits with staff from CompuChild. Projects may include: a music box, silly walk robot, cars, drawing ‘bots, and toys/animals.

LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 Core Set is a hands-on, cross-curricular STEM solution that engages students by providing the resources to design, build and program their creations while helping them develop essential skills such as creativity, critical thinking, collaboration, and communication.

Grades 4-8.

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

Limit 15; free with a $15 refundable deposit; register online. 

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 $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by the Wednesday before the program and we can fill your spot.

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 7-8

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.

Grades 7-8 class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

 

  

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 5-6

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.

Grades 5-6; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

 

  

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 3-4

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.

Grades 3-4; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

 

  

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades K-2

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.

Grades K-2; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

 

  

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 4-5

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In this monthly program of STEAM discovery, meet the library’s new pocket-sized ‘bot with an introduction to Ozobot line coding and OzoBlockly programming. Create a LEGO village and Ozo-roads to run through it.

Grades 4-5; class limited to 8; Register online, required.

(Note; This program was originally scheduled for 11/18.)

This is a free program for those who attend. Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A full refund will be issued upon attendance or notification of inability to attend sent to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org a week before your class AND we can fill your spot.

 

  

Program Room
Grade 4, Grade 5
Grade5, Grade4, Maker Kids

Story Explorers: THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

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From the page to the stage, introduce your children to the power of reading and live theater with interactive activities that celebrate great children's books. 

The Phantom Tollbooth is coming to Westport Country Playhouse later in the month.

Recommended for grades 1-6

 

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

Program Room

CANCELED: "Operation" TinkerShop:Grades 3-5

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Program canceled.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Game is on! Build your own light-up "operation" game with Makey Makey kits and Scratch. If time allows, the groups will create a course for the Library's ozobots to follow.
 
Runs Wednesday-Friday, February 20-22 from 11:30 am-1 pm. The project is cumulative; please attend for all 3 days.
For grades 3-6; limit 12.
 
Register online 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 to mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org by Wednesday, February 13 AND we can fill your spot. Questions? Contact Margaret Pastel at mpastel [at] westportlibrary [dot] org.
 
An adult must remain in the library during the TinkerShop sessions.
Program Room
Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5