Items tagged with Grade6

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

Volunteer Expo for Grades 6-12

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Are you a student who wants to volunteer during the summer, but don’t know where to begin? Whether you're looking for a couple hours or on an ongoing basis, the Volunteer Expo is a great place to start. Meet representatives from organizations around town and learn how you can get involved and make a difference. Guide to volunteer opportunities

Note location: Toquet Hall Teen Center, 58 Post Road East

Toquet Hall Teen Center
Teen

Third Annual “It’s a Drag” Show!

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It’s our thrid annual drag show just for teens! Join the Westport Library, Toquet Hall, the Triangle Community Center and the Staples High School Gender Sexualities Alliance for an exploration of gender identity, performance, and fun! The evening will feature a panel discussion and performance by local drag queens. This is a rare opportunity to attend a drag show at an all-age venue.

This event is FREE and open to all students in grades 6-12.

Clockwise from top left: Cassandra Fiore, Kiki Lucia, Rory Roux Heart and Robin Banks.

Location: Toquet Hall, 58 Post Road East

Toquet Hall Teen Center
Teen
Teen

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Wearable Art, Grades 6-8

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Try your hand at sewing and create a simple project with LED lights.

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

(Note: This class was postponed from 1/24.)

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 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

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

New Date: MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Ozobots Robotics, Grades 6-8

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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 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 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

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

Postponed to 1/31: MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Wearable Art, Grades 6-8

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Postponed to 1/31. Try your hand at sewing and create a simple project with LED lights.

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 6, Grade 7, Grade 8