June 2021 Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries
Family Code Night (Virtual)
Wednesday, June 2, 7:00-8:00
An hour of fun and valuable coding experience for kids in grades K-5 and their adult. No sign up, no coding experience needed. Just join the live stream:
In person Toddler/Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, June 1 & June 8 - 10:00-10:30
For all ages on the lawn at Weaver Library. Join us for a story, songs, and some silly dancing.
Bring a blanket for the whole family to stay throughout the storytime.
Recorded Storytimes On Youtube
Check out the library's YouTube channel for recorded storytimes. A new storytime is posted each month.
Take & Make Crafts
Geared for ages 3 - 10
June 1 - Beautiful Butterfly
June 7 - Snazzy Snail (sponsored by East Providence Health Equity Zone HEZ & East Bay Community Action Program EBCAP)
June 14 - Flag Day Wreath
Registration is not necessary. Craft kits can be picked up at Weaver Library anytime during the week of the scheduled craft (first come, first served). Basic crafting tools will be needed. Younger children might need adult assistance.
Summer Reading Challenge Kick Off Event
Monday, June 28, 2:00-4:00 on the lawn at Weaver Library
Mr. Vinny’s GIANT Balloons; Books Are Wings book giveaway for kids; and Summer Reading Challenge registration for all ages 0-100+
Dave Marchetti’s Animal Experiences
Wednesday, June 30, 6:30-7:30 on the lawn at Weaver Library
Meet Dave’s animal friends (lizards, turtles, snakes, a hedgehog, chinchilla, rabbit, and more!) and pet and hold them at the end of the program.
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 themes include: trucks, snow, colors, dinosaurs, fire fighters, unicorns, and many more. Geared for ages 2-7.
“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