January 20, 2019

December Activities for Children @ EP Libraries


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The Year Without A Santa Claus @Weaver Library
Wednesday, December 6, 6:30-7:30
Bring the whole family to watch this holiday classic on the big screen. (1974, unrated, 51 min.) Bring your own movie snacks.

Songs & Stories With Mrs.Claus @Weaver Library
Thursday, December 7, 10:00-10:45 – for toddlers & preschoolers
Dance with colorful scarves to Tchaikovsky’s Sugar Plum Fairy, play rhythm sticks and bells to seasonal favorites, and hear an original story about a mouse who meets Santa.

Visit With Santa Claus @Weaver Library
Tuesday, December 12, 3:00-6:00
Bring your camera to take photos with Santa. Kids can also decorate holiday cookies.

Riverside Rocks Painting Event @Riverside Branch Library
Saturday, December 16, 10:30 – for kids and adults
Spread peace and holiday cheer by painting rocks and hiding them in the community. All supplies provided.

Family Film @Riverside Branch Library
Saturday, December 16, 11:30-1:15
The Santa Clause (1994, PG, 97 min.) – comedy/drama/family
Snacks and beverages provided.

Book Page Gift Tags @Riverside Branch Library
Tuesday, December 5, 3:00-4:00, ages 10+
Make unique holiday gift tags using old book pages, stamps, and more.
Registration required. Call 401-433-4877

Gingerbread Houses @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, December 13, 3:30-4:30, ages 5+
Using graham crackers, frosting, and other treats, build your own festive gingerbread house.
Registration required. Call 401-433-4877.

Legos At The Library @Weaver Library
Tuesday, December 26, 11:00-12:00, all ages
Lego fans are invited to build alongside other kids who love LEGOs. Come explore the open ended possibilities of creating with LEGOs.

Yoga For Kids @Riverside Branch Library
Wednesday, December 27, 10:00 for ages 3-6 & 11:00 for ages 7+
Yoga instructor Christine Tripp will join us for a morning of music, movement, and fun! We will learn about breathing and relaxation too.
Registration required. Call 401-433-4877.

Book Making Workshop @Fuller Creative Learning Center
Wednesday, December 27, 1:00-3:00, AGES 10+
Create your own one-of-a-kind book or journal in this hands-on workshop.
Registration required. Call 401-228-3903.

Play Bingo For Prizes @Weaver Library
Wednesday, December 27, 6:00-7:00, ages 4+

Animal Experiences With Dave Marchetti @Weaver Library
Thursday, December 28, 2:00-3:00
Dave will introduce all ages to his many animal friends including lizards, turtles, a chinchilla, a hedgehog, snakes, and more. Kids and animals are invited to touch and hold the animals at the end of the program. Arrive early. Space is limited.

Pyramid Paper Lanterns @Weaver Library
Thursday, December 28, 2:30-3:30, ages 10+
Make and decorate mini paper lanterns in this fun workshop.
Registration required. Call 401-434-2453.

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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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

Fuller Creative Learning Center, 260 Dover Ave., East Providence, RI 401-228-3903


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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