February 22, 2020

May Children's Activities at EP Public Libraries


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Project Chick @ Weaver Library
Our incubator of chicken eggs is back! Casey Farm came to set it up on April 18, and the chicks are scheduled to hatch between May 8-10. We will keep them in a coop in the Children’s Room until May 16. The chicks love visitors some stop by anytime.

Music With Miss Lindsay for Toddlers & Preschoolers @Riverside Library
Wednesday, May 15, 10:00-10:30
Join musical educator Lindsay Meehan for songs, stories, rhymes, dance, and lots of fun! Registration is not required.

The Pokanocket Tribe @Weaver Library
Tuesday, May 7, 3:30-4:30, for ages 5+
Learn about the tribe of the Massasoit Osamequin who met the Pilgrims in Plymouth in 1621. Hear Tribal stories that have been passed down for generations. See Tribal Regalia and learn about tribal drumming and dancing. Kids will be invited to participate with the dancing and drumming.

PreK Family Storytime Night @Weaver Library
Wednesday, May 15, 6:30-7:00
Families with children in PreK are invited to come to join us for stories, songs, dancing, and more. Come and have fun, and meet other families with children who will start Kindergarten in September.

Sit Stay Read @Weaver & Riverside Libraries
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
• Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel
Monday, May 13, 5:30-7:30 at Riverside Library
Call 401-433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Monday, May 20, 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

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.

Looking For A Tutor?
Check out our website to interact with a live tutor. Tutor.Com tutors can help you with homework, studying for an exam, or understanding today’s lesson.  Math, Science, Social Studies, and English – elementary grades through high school (including AP) and adults. Tutor.Com tutors are available every day from 2:00pm-10:00pm with an East Providence library card.

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.


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