December 14, 2019

September Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Musical Storytime @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, September 5, 9:30-10:00
Miss Cindy from Rumford Dance Studio will visit the library to share stories, music, and a craft!
For toddlers and pre-schoolers.
Registration is not required.

Comic Book Making Workshop @Weaver Library
Tuesdays, September 11, 18, 25 & October 2, 3:30-5:00
Join the Providence Comics Consortium for a four week workshop series where kids will participate in sketchbook games, character creation, and penciling and inking a story for an anthology comic they’ll take home at the end of the month.
For kids in grades 2 – 5.
Registration is required. Call 401-434-2453.

Mother Goose Musical Storytime @Weaver Library
Tuesday, September 18, 10:00
As Mother Goose, Anne-Marie Forer enchants children with lively songs, fingerplays, and movement activities that bring nursery rhymes to life. Using puppets she also tells a version of the Gingerbread Man which ends with a twist, challenging the children to recall and describe geometric shapes. Additionally children are encouraged to explore musical concepts such as pitch, dynamics and tempo in a thumb story about Jack and Jill. This program is designed to support emergent literacy objectives, listening skills and creative thinking.
For toddlers and preschoolers. Registration is not required.

Weekly Storytimes - September 20 through November 30, 2018
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

Sit Stay Read @Weaver Library
Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.
• Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel
Mondays, September 24, October 29, November 26, 5:30-7:30
Danny will wear his Halloween costume on October 29th, and kids are encouraged to wear one too.
Call 435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.

Animal Puppet Craft @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, September 26, 3:30-4:30pm

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 (401-434-2453).

$$$ Read Down Your Fines $$$
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 401-434-2453.


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