6th Grade

  1. Tech for Tweens

    When: 
    Select Thursdays | 4:15-5:00 pm
    Where: 
    Digital Media Lab or Meeting Room D
    Registration is required.
    Registration Details: 

    To register, visit our online calendar or call 920-832-6189. Space is limited.

    Experience a new technology adventure each session! Classes are held on October 1, November 5 and December 3.

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  2. Tween Scene

    When: 
    Select Thursdays | 4:15-5:00 pm
    Where: 
    Children's Program Room A/B
    Registration Details: 

    To register, visit our online calendar or call (920) 832-6187. Space is limited.

    Children in grades 3 to 6 will explore the field of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Classes are held September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17.

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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.

  5. Game Break

    When: 
    Select Tuesdays | 6:30-8:30 pm
    Where: 
    Meeting Room C

    Open drop-in gaming featuring Wii with Mario Kart, Guitar Hero III and Aerosmith, Super Smash Brothers Brawl, XBox 360 Kinect with Call of Duty 3, Dance Central and more. In addition, we have a variety of board and card games, including Apples to Apples and Mad Libs!

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