Homeschool Learning Lab

Fridays 12:30 to 1:30 

The Homeschool Learning Lab is a series of workshops designed for homeschool students ages 6 to 12. The curriculum is divided into a different unit each month. Please plan on attending all the workshops in one unit. If you are unable to attend all the classes in a unit, please talk to the librarian. Class size is limited. Registration is required.  

September 2018


3D Printing and Pens


12:30 to 1:30 in the Garden Room


Week 1 – September 21
3D Printing! The library has a new 3D Printer! We will introduce the new printer, discuss how it works, 
how it differs from our previous printer, and what things we have made and what things we can make! Registration Required. Ages 6+


Week 2 – September 28
3D Pens and Design Software
Today we will get to use our 3D pens and experiment with some online design software! The class will be broken up into 2 half hour periods so that everyone will get a chance to do both!
Registration Required. Ages 8+


October 2018


 Music and Reader’s Theater


2:30-3:30 PM – Fitchburg Public Library Auditorium
(Please note the time and location of this month’s program!)

Week 1 – October 5
Introduction to Reader’s Theater and Music
Listening exercise – “Scarborough Fair”
Introduce poem and program, “America”
Posture, breathing, and diction in song and verse
Learn songs “Shenandoah”, “America the Beautiful”
Wrap up, vocal exercises and diction practice

Week 2 – October 12
Warm up, vocal exercises, and diction practice
Projection when speaking, posture when speaking
Reading exercises, “Scarborough Fair”
Singing exercises – “Shenandoah”, “America the Beautiful”
Small group vocal practice of “America” and “America the Beautiful”
Wrap up, vocal exercises and diction practice

Week 3 – October 19
Warm up, vocal exercises, and diction practice
Small group vocal practice of “America”, and “America the Beautiful”
Review of posture and projection
Practice songs “Shenandoah”, “America the Beautiful”
Practice poem “America” on stage
Rehearsal of entire program

Week 4  - October 26
Warm up vocal exercises and diction practice
Review of posture and projection
Rehearsal of entire program – “America”, Shenandoah”, “America the Beautiful”
Presentation of Program “America”
Wrap up and thank you!