February 15, 2019

February School Vacation Week Children's Activities at EP Libraries

February 17-24


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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.

Scratch Art Paper Craft @Riverside Branch Library
Tuesday, February 20, 2:00-3:30, ages 10+
Create your own special scratch art paper by coloring cardstock and covering it with a painted film. Then etch out a unique design to frame and display.
Registration required. Call 401-433-4877.

RI Computer Museum presents “Smart Robots for Tomorrow’s Building” @Weaver Library
Wednesday, February 21, 1:00-2:30, ages 11+
This hands-on workshop teaches participants coding for instructing simple robots to move small objects in a series of construction challenges.
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

Family Movie Night @Weaver Library
Wednesday, February 21, 6:00-7:40
Paddington (2014) – Animation/Adventure/Comedy (rated PG, 95 min.)
The whole family will enjoy this delightful film about a young Peruvian bear who travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and along at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.
Bring your own movie snacks.

BINGO For Prizes @Weaver Library
Thursday, February 22, 10:00-11:00, ages 4+
Play BINGO for prizes!

Board Game Workshop @Fuller Creative Learning Center
Thursday, February 22, 2:30-4:00, ages 10+
Just bring your creativity and an idea or two to make the next “best game out there.” All materials provided.
Registration required. Call 401-228-3903.

Family Movie Night @Riverside Branch Library
Thursday, February 22, 6:00-
Wonder (2017) - Drama/Family (rated PG, 113 min.)
Come and see this incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullma, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. This movie is based on the New York Times bestseller Wonder.
Snacks will be served.

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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