March 2020 Children's Activities for Children at EP Libraries
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Sensory Friendly Story & Activity Time @Weaver
Tuesdays, March10, April 7, May 5, 3:30-4:30
This is a fun, interactive program geared for children, ages 4-12, with autism and/or sensory challenges, but all ages are welcome. It involves books, songs, movement, and play that incorporate sensory exploration. Registration recommended online or by calling the library at 401-434-2453.
St. Patrick’s Day Slime @Riverside
Thursday, March 12, 3:30-4:30, ages 6+
Register online or call 401-433-4877.
New! Grades 1-4 Parent Child Book Club @Weaver
Wednesdays, March 25, April 29, May 13, 6:30-7:30
Our new parent child book club will include variety of activities including: discussion, games, readers theater, crafts, and more!
Registration required in person, online, or call 401-434-2453. Pick up a copy of the book in the Children’s Room at Weaver Library.
Sit Stay Read @ Weaver & Riverside Libraries
Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel: Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
Riverside: Mondays, March 9, April 13, May 11, 5:30-7:30. Call 401-433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Weaver: Mondays, March 30, April 27, May 18, 5:30-7:30. Call 401-435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Robotics For Kids @Weaver
Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31, 3:30-4:30
Use a block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for Dash robots. Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements. We will program Dash to dance, find his way through a maze, play the xylophone, toss a ball, pick up objects, and more. Registration is required. Register online or call 401-434-2453.
LEGOs At The Library @Riverside
Saturday, March 28, 1:00-3:00 for all ages
Join other LEGO fans for an afternoon of building. Kids, bring your imagination and your engineering skills, and we will supply the LEGOs - lots and lots of LEGOs! This program is open to kids of all ages. Registration is not required.
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 school vacation weeks (Feb. 18-22 & 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