March 18, 2019

August 2018 Activities For Children @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Earn Prizes At The Library This Summer!

Get a summer visit card & have it stamped every time you visit one of our 3 locations. After 3 stamps, receive a free book & science experiment kit! After 6 stamps, receive a free book & a Pawsox ticket. Kids can also earn more prizes for completing our Reading BINGO Card. On their very first visit, kids will receive a coupon card with free admission to several local fun spots.

Toe Jam Puppet Band on the lawn @Weaver Library
Thursday, August 2, 3:30, all ages
Active music, dancing, and lots of fun!

Stories With Your School Librarian @Weaver Library
Monday, August 6, 10:00-10:45 for kids in grades K-5 from any school
Mrs. Karen Cahir, school librarian at Orlo Ave. and Whiteknact Elementary Schools, will be at the Weaver Library to visit with students and read stories.

Musical Instrument Exploration presented by RI Museum of Science & Art @Weaver Library
Tuesday, August 7, 2:00-3:00, ages 5+
Children will explore sound, 3D construction, and music through the creation of their own working instrument.
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

Spin Drum Craft @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, August 8, 11:00, all ages
Use cardboard, string and beads.

Woodland Diorama Craft @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, August 15, 11:00, ages 6+
Use grass, sticks, rocks and more to create your own miniature world.
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

Family Movie @Riverside Branch Library
Thursday, August 16, 5:45
Movie snacks will be served.

Ice Cream Social & Giant Bubbles on the lawn at Weaver Library
Thursday, August 23, 3:00 for all ages
Free ice cream cones for all ages (while supplies last) plus a roving Bubble Man who will create giant bubbles.

Sit Stay Read
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
@Weaver Library
• Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel @Weaver
Monday, August 27, 5:30-7:30
Call 435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.
@Riverside Branch Library
• Read to Willow @Riverside
Thursdays in August, 3:30-4:30
Call 433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.

Reading Buddies
The library matches volunteers, ages 13-adult, with elementary school children to read together for one hour each week at the library. For more information, call or stop into the Weaver Library (434-2453).

$$$ Read Down Your Fines $$$
Kids 18 and younger can “pay” their overdue fines by reading in the library. Just tell a librarian before you start reading, and when you finish reading, and we will waive $1 for every 30 minutes of reading.

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Math, Science, Social Studies, and English – all levels including AP. tutors are available every day from 2:00pm-10:00pm.

Weaver Memorial Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence, RI 401-434-2453
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5

Riverside Branch Library, 475 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside, RI 401-433-4877
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 10-5

For more information, contact the location where the activity is being held, or the main Youth Services Department at 434-2453.


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