April 14, 2021

February 2021 Activities for Children at EP Libraries


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American Red Cross presents “Prepare with Pedro”
Tuesday, February 9, 3:30 - 4:05
For kids in grades K-2. The Red Cross presents this interactive program that teaches kids how to Be Prepared and to Take Action in the event of a home fire. Register at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org.

American Red Cross presents “The Pillowcase Project”
Tuesday, February 23, 3:30-4:30
For kids in grades 3-5. Kids will learn how to be prepared for a home fire, including: what to do; how to assemble a “Go Bag;” and how to create a family escape plan. Kids will also practice a breathing exercise to cope with anxiety.

Toddler/Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, 10:00-10:30 on Zoom
Join Miss Pam for a story, songs, and some silly dancing. Register each week on the library’s online calendar.

Recorded Storytimes On Youtube
Check out the library's YouTube channel for recorded storytimes.

Take & Make Crafts - Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 on Zoom
Geared for ages 10 & younger
February 4 - Valentine Bouquet
February 11 - Crabby Valentine
February 18 - Bird Treat Heart
February 25 - Snowmen Friends
Craft kits can be picked up at Weaver Library anytime during the week of the scheduled craft (first come, first served). If the library is open for “Library Takeout” only, please call from your car when you arrive, and a kit will be put in the foyer for you to pick up. Basic crafting tools will be needed. Make your craft by yourself, or join us on Zoom to make the craft with other kids. The Zoom link will be given out with the craft. Younger children might need adult assistance.

Let’s Draw Together - Tuesdays, February 2 & 16, 3:30-4:30
For children ages 6-12. Grab some paper and your drawing tool of choice, and connect with other kids who like to draw. Miss Harriet will draw with your, and we’ll talk about our ideas. Register at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org.

Book Bundles
Not sure which books to choose for your child? Try a Book Bundle. Each Book Bundle has five hand-selected books on a topic, plus activities and songs to go with it. Our current themes are: winter, snow, Valentine’s Day, dinosaurs, fire fighters, and many more.
While the library is open for “Library Take Out” only, please call us at 401-434-2453 (Weaver Library) or 401-433-4877 (Riverside Library). We can let you know which Book Bundles are available and schedule a time for you to pick one up.

“Build It” STEM Backpack Kits
The Weaver Library is now lending “Build It” STEM Backpack Kits geared toward elementary age students. Each kit contains two books, matched with a toy, focused on a certain aspect of engineering: chain reaction machines, robotics, circuits, building, and more. Patrons may borrow a kit for three weeks at a time. Check them out at Weaver Library.


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