July 23, 2018

October Activities For Children @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Costume Swap @Weaver Library
Bring in a clean, gently-used children’s costume anytime in September through October . Receive a ticket for each costume. Come back on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 6:00-7:30, Thursday, October 12, 9:30-11:30, or Saturday, Oct. 14, 10:00-11:30 to redeem your ticket for a different costume.

Preschool Stem Time @Riverside Branch Library
Fridays, October 6, October 20, November 3, 11:00-11:30am
This program includes stories and simple activity stations to explore basic concepts in math and science.
For children ages 3-5 with their caregivers.
Registration required. Call 401-433-4877.

October Is Lego Month @Riverside Branch Library
Build with our huge Lego collection every Wednesday in October, 3:30-4:30.
We will display your creations each week in the Children’s Room.

Robotics For Kids @Weaver Library
Tuesdays, October 17 & 24, 3:30-4:30pm
For kids in grades 1-3
Meet the library’s new robots! Use a picture-based coding language to create detailed behavior for “Dash” & “Dash.” Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements.
Registration Required: Call 401-434-2453.

Read To Daniel The Cocker Spaniel @Weaver Library
Monday, October 30 & November 27, 5:30-7:30
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading. Wear your Halloween costume this month. Danny will wear a costume too!
Call 401-434-2453 to schedule a 15 min. session for your child.

Weekly Storytimes - September 20 through November 30, 2017
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 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.

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Live Homework Help 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, 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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