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Storytimes and Events

Storytimes and Events 2018-05-24T09:54:37+00:00

June 2nd – August 11th – Are You Up for the Challenge?

Visit the Library to sign-up!

Learn more by visiting the Summer Reading Challenge 2018 Events Page!

Thursday, July 12th from 5:30pm – 7:30:pm ” Introduction to Homeschooling”

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Upcoming Calendar of Events: All programs subject to change.  Please check our online event calendar for schedule of events.

Family StorytimeMondays at 11 am: Join us for stories, songs, games, and rhymes.  All ages.  No registration required; just drop-in!

  • Sessions currently run every Monday morning throughout the Summer

Playful Preschoolers StorytimeTuesdays at 11 am: Designed for 3-5 year olds with an adult.  Enjoy age-appropriate stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft or activity.  Playtime follows storytime.  No registration required.

  • 6 week session ends on Tuesday, May 29th – No Summer Sessions, will resume in the Fall

Toddler Storytime- Wednesdays at 11 am: Read-alouds, songs, rhymes, movement, and a simple craft or activity for ages 20 months-3 years.  Playtime follows storytime.  No registration required.

  • 6 week session ends on Tuesday, June 6th – No Summer Sessions, will resume in the Fall

Babytime Playgroup–  Fridays at 10 am: This is a drop-in playgroup for babies ages birth to 24 months.  Enjoy boardbooks, age appropriate toys, and meeting new friends.  Sometimes we even have a dance party with our bubble machine! Playgroup gatherings continue throughout the Summer

Saturday STEM Play Days: featuring LEGO challenges and STEAM based educational toys such as Magnatiles, K’NEX, Marble Runs, and Snap Circuits from 11am-12pm.  Free and no registration required.

  • Select Saturday Sessions throughout the Summer – visit the Events Calendar for specific dates

Special Events:

Introduction to Homeschooling: a workshop for parents new to homeschooling or interested in homeschooling.  Thursday, July 12th from 5:30 pm – 7:30pm. Topics to be discussed:

  • Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state laws, district policies and what to submit
  • 101 reasons families choose to homeschool
  • Curriculum Planning: resources, learning styles, homeschooling methods, a typical homeschool day
  • The “S” word: Socialization

ENRICHri volunteers with many years homeschooling experience will present this program that covers the basics of homeschooling. After the program, presenters welcome you to stay and chat!

Tween Scene:

Programs offered just for 8-12 year olds

Contact the Library at 401-846-1573 to register for these events

Upcoming Children’s Events

Events Calendar

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Sun 24

Library closed

Sunday, June 24, 2018
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Family Storytime

Monday, June 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Fri 29

Fiddle N Fun

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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Saturday STEM Play Day

Saturday, June 30, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jul 01

Library closed

Sunday, July 1, 2018
Jul 02

Family Storytime

Monday, July 2, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Jul 04

Library Closed – Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Jul 06

Scratch Coding and Karaoke for Kids

Friday, July 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jul 08

Library closed

Sunday, July 8, 2018
Jul 09

Family Storytime

Monday, July 9, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am