August 17, 2022

August 2022 Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries

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Summer Reading Challenge
The library is challenging kids, teens, and even adults to keep reading and attending library programs during the summer. Participants can earn a variety of prizes - books, water bottles, stickers, notebooks, Cafe Zara & Borealis coffee coupons, Farmers Market coupons, and raffle tickets for $25 gift cards to stores and restaurants. Prizes will be given out at Weaver Library, Riverside Library, and Fuller Creative Learning Center until August 27.

Tunes & Tales with Anne-Marie Forer for toddlers & preschoolers
Wednesday, August 3, 10:00 on the lawn at Weaver Library
Children’s performer and music teacher, Anne-Marie Forer, takes us on an interactive bear hunt with stories and songs.
Weather permitting. Bring a blanket.

Owl Craft
Wednesday, August 3, 2:00 at Riverside Library - ages 6+
Turn a white sock into a beautiful owl.
Registration required on our events calendar at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org 

Toe Jam Puppet Band
Thursday, August 4, 3:00 on the lawn at Weaver Library
Music and BIG Family Fun!
Weather permitting. Bring a blanket.

Krayon Kiosk
Saturday, August 6, 3:00-4:00 at Weaver Library
Drop by the Children's Area at Weaver Library and explore our new Krayon Kiosk, featuring kid-friendly apps. This month we're spotlighting apps about careers. Youth Services staff will let you know about this month's featured kids' apps and help with any questions!

Big Blue Blocks at the Weaver Library Farmers Market
Every Thursday through September 15, 4:00-6:00 on the lawn at Weaver Library
They’re BIG. They’re blue. And they’re baaacckkk! Our famous blue foam blocks are back for the summer.
Weather permitting.

Suncatcher Craft
Tuesday, August 9, 2:00 at Weaver Library - ages 6+
Pick a design, and use sparkly paint to create a colorful suncatcher.
Registration required on our events calendar at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org 

Audubon Society of RI presents Owls Of Rhode Island
Wednesday, August 10, 2:00 at Riverside Library - ages 5-11
Explore interactive stations to learn about owls. There will be a live owl presentation at the end.
Registration required on our events calendar at www.eastprovidencelibrary.org

Fiddle N’ Fun Interactive Musical Show
Thursday, August 11, 10:30 at Rose Larisa Park - ages 1-5
Bring a blanket and join us for some fun. Weather permitting.

Read To a Dog
Monday, August 15, 4:00-6:00 @ Weaver Library
Kids can drop in to read to our favorite Cocker Spaniel Danny at Weaver Library on Monday, June 6, 4:00-6:00. Listening to kids read is one of Danny's favorite activities! Parents, bring your child for stress-free reading practice.

Ice Cream Social & Giant Bubbles
Thursday, August 18, 3:00-4:30 on the lawn at Weaver Library
All ages are invited to enjoy an ice cream cone and some bubbles before we take out the Big Blue Blocks.
Weather permitting.

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 themes include: trucks, snow, colors, dinosaurs, fire fighters, unicorns, and many more. Geared for ages 2-7. Book Bundles are available in the Children’s Room at Weaver Library and Riverside Library.


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