Items tagged with Maker Kids

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

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 K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3

LEGO Robotics Club, Grades K-3

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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-3.

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

Limit 10; materials fee, $5; register online. 

Notes: No refunds Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Room 216 (McCall Room)
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maker Kids

LEGO Robotics Club, Grades K-3

Please see full event listing for date.

robotics Join a Robotics building club. Each month students will be given a challenge to inspire their building and programming. Grades K-3.

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

Limit 10; materials fee, $5; register online. 

Notes: No refunds Registration is NOT transferable. A caregiver must remain in Library during the class. 

Room 216 (McCall Room)
Grade K, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3
Maker Kids

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

Pattern Sewing Workshops: Ages 10-Adult

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Advance to the next sewing level by learning to read and cut patterns. This INTERMEDIATE LEVEL workshop is conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston. Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Participants MUST have completed a machine sewing workshop at the library or equivalent. Runs Wednesdays, July 17, 24, 31 and August 7, 6:30-8 pm. This is a cumulative program. Registration is for all 4-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.

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 215
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

Sewing Intensive TinkerShop: Ages 10 & Up

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Make a pillow and string backpack in this beginner level workshop conducted by freelance theatrical costumer, C. Delari Johnston. Bring your own machine or use one of 3 provided by the Westport Library. Indicate whether you want to use one of the Library machines when you register. Ages 10 & up

Runs Monday through Thursday, July 22 – 25, 11:30 am-1 pm This is a cumulative program. Registration is for all 4-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

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 215
Teen, Maker Movement
Maker
Maker Kids

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

MAKE-IT-WORKshop: Pipe-Cleaner Menagerie, Grades 2-3

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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 2-3; 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 2, Grade 3
Grade3, Grade2, Maker Kids