6th Grade

All Star Readers: Tweens Club

When: 
Thursdays, 5-5:45pm: Sept 22; Oct 6 & 20; Nov 3 & 17; Dec 8
Where: 
Children's Programming Room A/B
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

Registration starts August 29 at 9am. 

An after-school club designed for children who are English Language Learners (ELL). Children will learn valuable skills as they read and share stories with their friends. A snack will be providied.

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Tween Scene

When: 
Select Thursdays | 4:00-4:45 pm
Where: 
Appleton Public Library
Registration is required.
Registration Details: 

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

Children in grades 3 to 6 will build, explore and create with hands-on activities. Classes are held September 15, October 13, November 10 and December 15.

Special Tween Scene: Hour of Code classes will be held on December 12, 13 & 14 from 4:00pm-5:00pm in the Digital Media Lab. Tweens will learn valuable skills while having fun coding with friends. 

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Fifth & Sixth Grade: What's Your Genre?

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

Contact library staff at 832-6189 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.

Fourth/Fifth/Sixth Grade: Portal to Research

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

Contact library staff at 832-6189 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; 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.

Game Break

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

Open, drop-in gaming for teens only! We have two Wii and a XBox 360 Kinect along with several board games including; Settlers of Cataan, Apples to Apples, Telestrations and more.

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