February 21, 2019

February Children's Activities @ EP Libraries


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Chess Club @Riverside Branch Library
Thursdays, January 18 – February 22, 3:30-4:30
Ages 6-18
Learn how to play or improve your skills.
Registration required: Call 401-433-4877.

Star Wars Trivia & More @Weaver Library
Saturday, February 17, 12:00-2:00, all ages welcome
Whether you’re a wookie-rookie or a bright Jedi knight, give our Star Wars trivia a try! We will have basic, intermediate, and advanced questions. Other activities will also be available. And the 501st Legion and Rebel Alliance will be present. They are a costuming organization that creates movie quality Star Wars costumes. Bring your camera for a photo with these impressive characters. Kids and adults are encouraged to dress like their favorite Star Wars character.

Weekly Storytimes - January 17 through May 10, 2018
Registration is not required. Half hour storytimes include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities.
Storytimes will not meet during school vacation weeks (Feb. 19-23 & Apr. 16-20).
Wednesdays, 9:30am, ages birth - 36 months @ Riverside Library
Wednesdays, 6:30pm, ages 2 – 6 @ Weaver Library
Thursdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 36 months @ Weaver Library
Thursdays, 10:30am, ages 2 ½+ @ Weaver Library

Sit Stay Read @Weaver Library
Mondays, February 26 & March 26, 5:30-7:30
Take a turn reading to our adorably furry friend Daniel the Cocker Spaniel. Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading. Call 401-434-2453 to schedule a 15 min. session for your child.

Crazy 8s Math Club @Weaver Library
Tuesdays, January 30 – March 20, 3:30-4:30 for kids in grades K-2
This program is full. Call to get on the waiting list.
Crazy 8s is an 8 week math club that helps kids to enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. With Crazy 8s kids will build, jump over laser beams, make a mess… it’s a totally new kind of math club.
Are you ready to get crazy? Registration required. Call 401-434-2453. Limited to 16

LEGOs at The Library @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, February 28, 3:30-4:30, for kids of all ages
Sharpen your engineering skills while exploring the open-ended possibilities of creating with LEGOs. Your creation will be displayed in the library.

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 16 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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Weaver Memorial Library, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence, RI 401-434-2453
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1:00-5:00

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

Fuller Creative Learning Center, 260 Dover Ave., East Providence, RI 401-228-3903


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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