March 2, 2021

September 2019 Activities for Children at EP Libraries


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Robotics For Kids @Weaver Library
Tuesdays, September 24, October 1 & 8, 3:30-4:30 for kids in grades 2-4
Code the library’s robots! Use a block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for our Dash robots.  Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements. We’ll even teach Dash to launch balls and play a song on the xylophone.
Registration required. Register online for all 3 sessions or call 401-434-2453.

Creative Play with Big Blue Blocks @Weaver Library
Ages 2-5
Thursday, September 12, 9:30-11:30
Grades 1-5
Tuesday, September 17, 2:30-4:30

Weekly Storytimes - September 18 through November 29, 2019
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!
Weaver Library - Call 401-434-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Mondays, September 30, October 28, November 25, 5:30-7:30
Danny will wear his Halloween costume on October 28th, and kids are encouraged to wear one too.
Riverside Library - Call 401-433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.
Mondays, September 9, October 7, November 4, 5:30-7:30

Operation Gratitude - Thank our heroes! @Riverside Branch Library
Thursday, September 12 & 19, 3:30-4:30pm
Write a letter or draw a picture for someone who has served in the armed forces, thanking them for their service. We will send the letters and artwork to our brave veterans who deserve a special thank you! Materials will be supplied. For all ages.

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 – all levels including AP.  Tutor.Com tutors are available every day from 2:00pm-10:00pm with your 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 401-434-2453.


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