March 2019 Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries
Robotics For Kids @Weaver Library
Wednesdays, March 6, 13, 20, 3:30-4:30
Use a block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for our Dash Robots. Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements.
Registration is required. Register online or call 401-434-2453.
Kids Art Lab @Weaver Library
Tuesdays, March 12, 19, 26 (a 3 week class), 3:30-4:30
March 12 - Watercolor Magic - Use oil pastels, watercolor, sponges, and salt to achieve surprising effects.
March 19 - Wild Weavings - Use cardboard, scissors, tape, yarn, feathers, fabric and more.
March 26 - Crayon Fun - Use sandpaper and crayons to create a design. We’ll help you transfer your design onto fabric to make a wall hanging.
Sit Stay Read @Weaver & Riverside Libraries
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
• Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel
Monday, March 11, 5:30-7:30 at Riverside Library
Call 401-433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Mondays, February 25 & March 25, 5:30-7:30 at Weaver Library
Call 401-435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Weekly Storytimes - January 14 through May 9, 2019
Registration is not required. Half hour storytimes include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities. Storytimes will not meet during April school vacation week (Apr. 15-19).
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 3 – 6 @ Weaver Library
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
For more information, contact the location where the activity is being held, or the main Youth Services Department at 434-2453.