October 22, 2018

January Children's Activities @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Snowman Puppet Craft @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, January 17, 3:30-4:30 (drop-in), all ages welcome
Welcome winter with a “cool” snowman puppet.

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.

Robotics For Kids @Weaver Library
Saturday, January 20, 10:30-11:30 for kids in grades 2-4
Meet the library’s robots! Use block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for our Dash robots. Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements.
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

Peace Flag Project @Weaver Library
Tuesday, January 23, 3:30-4:30 for ages 6+
Join us for an hour of discussion, creativity, and cupcakes!
We will talk about what peace means to us, create our own peace flags, listen to a story, watch a short video, and enjoy delicious “peace cupcakes.”
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

Weekly Storytimes - January 17 through May 10, 2018
Registration is not required. Half hour storytimes include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities.
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
Monday, January 29, 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
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

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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