May 21, 2019

June 2018 Activities for Children at EP 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.

Books Are Wings Party & Make Music Rhode Island @On The Lawn At Weaver Library (inside in the case of rain)
Wednesday, June 13, 5:30-7:30

Free books, face painting, and ID Kits for kids! Kids and teens can also sign up to earn prizes for visiting the library and reading during the summer. AND… STAR WARS characters will be available for photos thanks to the 501st New England Garrison!

Fiddle N’ Fun Concert @On The Lawn At Weaver Library (inside in the case of rain)
Thursday, June 21, 4:00

Joel Beauchemin provides a unique, hands-on music program designed for young children – singing, movement, instruments, and much more!

Sit Stay Read
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
• Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel @WEAVER
Mondays, June 25, July 30, August 27, 5:30-7:30
Call 435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.
• Read to Willow @Riverside
Thursdays, June 7 - August 30, 3:30-4:30
Call 433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.

Intro To Self Defense Class
Tuesday, June 26, 2:00 @Weaver Library

Dean Watts, of Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu, teaches skills that will boost kids’ confidence and discipline. Ages 4+.

Bwana Iguana
Wednesday, June 27, 6:30 @Weaver Library

Get up close and interact with each of the animals, and gain some knowledge about the mysterious realm of the reptile.

Riverside Rocks Painting Event @Riverside Branch Library
Saturday, June 30, 10:30 – for kids and adults

Spread kindness by painting rocks and hiding them in the community. All supplies provided.

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

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 401-434-2453.


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