July Teen Programs at East Providence Public Libraries
(For ages 10+ unless otherwise noted.)
Community Service: (For Teens grades 9-12)
(No registration required. Please plan to arrive on time and stay for the full session.)
Tuesdays, June 18 – August 6 @ Weaver Library, 5:30-7:30pm.
This weekly summer event is open to East Providence teens entering grades 9-12 to earn community service time for high school or other organizational requirements. Participants will be making coiled market baskets with recycled and repurposed materials to give away at the Weaver Library Farmers Market.
Teens who participate in a minimum of three Tuesday evening sessions will also have the opportunity to earn additional community service hours by helping to distribute the baskets at select Weaver Library Farmers Market dates in July and August.
Fused Glass Workshop @ Riverside
Monday, July 8, 2pm.
Create your own Dichroic fused glass pendants or magnets with colorful pre-cut glass in this easy, fun class. Presented by Deenie Pacik. Children ages 10-12 must be supervised one-on-one by an adult during this program. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or by calling 401-433-4877.
Galaxy Bottle Charms @ Weaver
Wednesday, July 10, 2pm.
Make a tiny galaxy in a bottle that shimmers and swishes when you tilt it, then turn it into a necklace or a keychain. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or by calling 401-434-2453.
Constellation Luminaries @ Weaver
Wednesday, July 17, 2pm.
Create your own glowing constellation in a jar using battery operated LED lights and other materials. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or by calling 401-434-2453.
Paint Class @ Riverside
Monday, July 22, 2pm.
Learn how to paint an image step by step and complete your own special creation in this fun workshop with artist Rebecca Killian of Mermaid Masterpieces. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or by calling 401-433-4877.
Laboratory Lockdown Escape Room* @ Weaver
Wednesday, July 24.
Penelope Periodic has activated the biohazard sensors in the MobileQuest Lab and is locked inside. Can you help her figure out what she did to set off the sensors and then turn off the alarm to help her escape? Presented by MobileQuest Adventures. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or
by calling 401-434-2453. *Register for either session one (2 - 2:30pm) or session two (2:30 – 3pm).
Space Origami with RIMOSA @ Weaver
Wednesday, July 31, 2pm.
Learn how the principles of origami folding are applied by engineers and make your own moving structure to take home! Presented by the Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art. Registration required by visiting www.eastprovidencelibrary.org or by calling 401-434-2453.
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Volunteer To Be A Reading Buddy @ Weaver Library
The library will match you with an elementary school child to read together for one hour each week at the library. For more information, call the Weaver Library at 401-434-2453 or ask about it in the Children’s room.
Read Down Your Fines @ Weaver and Riverside
Youth 16 and under can reduce their overdue fines by reading in the library. Tell a librarian when you start reading. 30 minutes of reading = $1 waived.
Weaver Memorial Library, 41 Grove Avenue, East Providence, RI 401-434-2453
Monday - Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5; Sunday 1-5 (September through May)
Riverside Branch Library, 475 Bullocks Point Avenue, Riverside, RI 401-433-4877
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 10-5
Fuller Creative Learning Center, 260 Dover Avenue, East Providence, RI 401-228-3903
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9-5. Tuesday & Thursday 12-8.