Items tagged with Grade5

MAKE-IT-WORKshops: Take It Apart

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Bring in some of your old or broken electronics and let's see how they work. Explore the insides of machines and learn about tools!

Class limited to 8

Thursday, November 7; grades K-2. Register.
Thursday, November 14; grades 3-5. Register.
Thursday, November 21; grades 6-8. Register.

Because of the limited number of students, you will be charged $15 upon registration. A refund less credit card processing fees 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.

 

 

MakerSpace

***RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAYS ***Homework Help

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RESCHEDULED!!

Please come on
Wednesdays @5-6pm
 

 

No registration required - Just drop in!

For further information, contact Mary Parmelee
(mparmelee [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)

Higgins Room

Costume 911 Workshop

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October is here and it is time to work on your Halloween costume! Bring your idea and materials to our workshop to add pizzazz to your costume. Projects may require hand sewing and using hot glue guns. Theatrical costumer C. Delari Johnston and Margaret, Youth Services Librarian will be there to help with additional craft supplies.

Thursday, October 17, 4 – 5:30 for children in grades K – 3. Limited to 16; free; register online. Parental assistance may be required and is definitely welcome.

Thursday, October 24, 4 – 5:30 for children in grades 4 - 8. Limited to 20; free; register online. Parents welcome to stay and help

C. Delari Johnston is a freelance theatrical costumer. She has worked on a wide range of projects, from design and construction for community theater at Stamford Theatre Works to regional theater work for Long Wharf Theatre, Sacred Heart University and Ivoryton Playhouse in CT and Glimmerglass Opera in NY to Broadway. She was most recently part of the small army of artisans working on the nationally acclaimed Broadway production, "Hamilton".

Room 210 (Board Room)
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Talk It Up! Book Club on the Jesup Green Steps

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Have you read anything good that you’d like to tell other kids about? What do you want to read this summer? Eat pizza and chat about books! We’ll make a list of all the good stuff you recommend and put it in Beanstack, on our website. If it rains, program moves into the Higgins Room.

Email Kris Nash (knash [at] westportlibrary [dot] org) to register and to reserve some pizza. Grades 3 & up
 

Jesup Green

Summer Book Club for Future Jeopardy Stars

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 Get to know remarkable people and events through picture book biographies and narrative non-fiction. The current Jeopardy champion, who has won big, did so by reading children’s non-fiction books! Books will be read and discussed at our meetings. No advance prep required. Snacks will be served. We will meet in a variety of new, cool places in the renovated Library. Grades 4 & up

For more information, contact Deborah White
(dwhite [at] westportlibrary [dot] org)
 

Higgins Room

PYTHON Coding TinkerShop: Grades 4-6

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We will use Python Turtle Graphics to learn programming, specifically loops and conditions. Start by learning to draw basic shapes, then create spirograph patterns, a meteor and a rocket ship. This is a cumulative program. Registration is for all 4-days. For grades 4-6 in Fall 2019

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.

Room 214
Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Pipe-Cleaner Menagerie, Grades 6-8

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Create your own pipe-cleaner menagerie. Each participant will receive up to two LEDs and a battery to make a special
light-up animal. A veritable zoo-topia! 

Grades 6-8 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: Pipe-Cleaner Menagerie, Grades 4-5

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Create your own pipe-cleaner menagerie. Each participant will receive up to two LEDs and a battery to make a special
light-up animal. A veritable zoo-topia! 

Grades 4-5; 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
Grade4, Grade5, Maker Kids

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