Items tagged with Grade5

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
Grade4, Grade5, 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

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

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

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Canceled.

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