5th Grade

  1. Tech for Tweens

    When: 
    Mondays | 1:15-2:00 pm
    Where: 
    Digital Media Lab or Meeting Room D
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    To register, visit www.apl.org/cal or call 920-832-6189. Space is limited.

    July 20, August 10 - Design It!
    Each week, take on a new challenge with coding or digital creation.

    July 27 - Minecraft Monday
    Build, discover and create in the world of Minecraft.

    August 3 - Game On!
    Everything is awesome building problem solving skills and creativity through your favorite video games.

     

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  2. Tween Scenes

    When: 
    Tuesdays | 1:15-2:00 pm
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B
    Registration Details: 

    To register, visit www.apl.org/cal or call 920-832-6189. Space is limited.

    July 21 - Super Hero Science with 4-H Calumet County UW Extension 
    It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No – it’s super hero science! Investigate your powers of flying and invisibility.

    July 28 - Chalk-tography
    Create whimsical scenes that will be turned into a book!

    August 4 - Shine Away
    Accessorize your inner super hero by forging your own LED bracelet.

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  3. Fifth & Sixth Grade: What's Your Genre?

    When: 
    Available October 1 - May 31
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Contact Ellen at ejepson@apl.org or 920-832-6020 to register.

    What's Your Genre

    Explore books featuring a large range of genres. We'll also discuss novels that have been adapted to a graphic novel format. Students will learn advanced techniques for accessing Infosoup, our online catalog. A tour of the Children's Services department is also provided. This program lasts approximately one hour.

    This field trip meets RL5.7, RL5.9, RL6.9 (OEU 4) Common Core Standards.

    Getting library cards and/or checking out books are not a requirement to visit the library for a field trip.

    Library cards may be obtained for your students if desired. This requires that completed library card applications be returned to the library at least 10 days before the visit, accompanied by a class list showing the students’ home addresses. If you choose to check out books, please add 30 minutes to the amount of time you plan to stay at the library.

    All library programs are free and school-age programs are taught by a professional librarian. Classrooms consisting of more than one grade may attend the program of their choice and the program will be appropriately modified. Please ask us if you would like help combining this fieldtrip with a stop at another Appleton downtown destination.

  4. Fourth/Fifth/Sixth Grade: Portal to Research

    When: 
    Available October 1 - May 31
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    Contact Ellen at ejepson@apl.org or 920-832-6020 to register.

    Portal to Research

    Learn advanced techniques for Infosoup, our online catalog, to research topics important to you. This visit may consist of two parts. Part one; Ellen, our School-Age Specialist Librarian, can visit your school to teach Infosoup techniques and introduce helpful library databases to your students. This visit lasts approximately 45-60 minutes. Part two; your classroom can visit the library to put the techniques into practice. Plan to spend at least 45-60 minutes doing research and exploring the Children's Services department. If you prefer, the entire program can be presented at the library.

    This field trip meets W4.7, W5.7, W6.7 (OEU 2) Common Core Standards.

    Getting library cards and/or checking out books are not a requirement to visit the library for a field trip.

    Library cards may be obtained for your students if desired. This requires that completed library card applications be returned to the library at least 10 days before the visit, accompanied by a class list showing the students’ home addresses. If you choose to check out books, please add 30 minutes to the amount of time you plan to stay at the library.

    All library programs are free and school-age programs are taught by a professional librarian. Classrooms consisting of more than one grade may attend the program of their choice and the program will be appropriately modified. Please ask us if you would like help combining this fieldtrip with a stop at another Appleton downtown destination.

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