June 18, 2024

October Kids Activities at East Providence Libraries


FUN for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Join us for stories, songs, dancing and playing. Wednesdays at 10am at Weaver Library
Oct. 4 - Toddler/Preschool Storytime
Oct. 11 - Rhythm Room - interactive percussion class
Oct. 18 - World Music with Chaia May
Oct. 25 - Halloween Storytime - costumes are encouraged!

Preschool Development Activities
Mondays in October, 10:30-11:15 at Fuller Creative Learning Center. Ages 3-5. Drop by for learning, socializing and fun.

Baby/Toddler Play Group
Fridays, October 22, 29 - 9:30-11:00 at Riverside Branch Library. Ages 0-3. Creative and unstructured learning through play is essential to the development of young children. Bring your child to play at our informal play group so that you can connect with other families while your child develops imagination and social and emotional skills.

Baby/Toddler Storytime
Thursdays through October 19, 10:30-11:00 outside at Crescent Park AND Thursday, October 26, 10:30-11:00 at Riverside Branch Library
Lindsay Meehan and Rita Caruso present Music with Children - Thursday, October 19, 10:30-11:00 outside at Crescent Park
Lindsay Meehan founded Music for Children in Rhode Island in 2011, after six years of working with Mary Ann Hall in Connecticut and New York City. She has taught the program at Moses Brown, Lincoln School and performs throughout the state. Lindsay has degrees in music performance and theatre/dance and has traveled around the world, collecting instruments and songs to enrich her teaching. Lindsay and her mentor and mother, Rita Caruso, will present this interactive music performance for families with young children.

Spooky Science
Thursdays, October 5-19 at 4pm at Riverside Library. Grades K-5. Join us for a different Halloween themed science experiment each week.

Tuesdays, October 10, November 14, 3:45 at Weaver Library. Grades K-3. Listen to a story, play games, and create! This month’s theme is fall. We will listen to a story, play a scarecrow game, and make our own scarecrows.

Pumpkin Treats
Wednesdays, October 11-25, 3:45 at Fuller Creative Learning Center. Grades 2 and up. Learn to make pumpkin muffins, pumpkin waffles, and pumpkin butter.

Costume Troubleshooting
Monday, October 16, 3:45 at Fuller Creative Learning Center. All ages. Having trouble figuring out how to make that amazing costume idea a reality? We can help!

Curtain Call Reader’s Theatre
Tuesdays, October 17, November 21, 3:45 at Weaver Library. Grades 2-5. Reader's Theater is a form of drama where kids use short scripts or an adapted picture book, along with props and costumes, to practice and put on a play. Kids will improve reading skills and interact with stories in a creative new way! No memorization needed. This month we will be performing Aladdin.

Winter Gardening & Hydroponics
Monday, October 23, 3:45 at Fuller Creative Learning Center. All ages. Learn about prepping a garden for winter and all about our hydroponics.

Tuesdays, Oct. 24, Nov. 28, 3:45 at Weaver Library. All ages. Use recycled materials to create original art.

Petrifying Pastels
Monday, October 30, 3:45 at Fuller Creative Learning Center. Grades K-5. Make a spooky masterpiece in pastels.

October StoryWalkⓇ
All day, every day, all ages - on the lawn at Weaver Library
Our October picture book is: Zombies Don’t Eat Veggies by Jorge & Megan Lacera.
StoryWalk® is a self-guided reading adventure that is available everyday for all ages. Pages of a picture book are displayed in frames on a trail around the perimeter of the lawn at Weaver Library. The goal of the StoryWalk® is to increase children’s interest in books and reading while encouraging healthy outdoor activity for all ages, and reconnecting children and adults to nature.

For more information, please go to our Calendar of Events at https://www.eastprovidencelibrary.org/  or scan this QR code:


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