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Storytimes and Events

Storytimes and Events2018-11-27T19:26:22+00:00

“FEATURED EVENTS” – please check our event calendar for a complete listing

Enjoy the Holiday Season with HOLIDAY SLIME!

Ooey and gooey, slime can be made with a few easy ingredients.Just throw in some glitter or sequins and you’ll have HOLIDAY SLIME!

Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 – 3:00pm

Best for ages 4 and up.

No registration – FREE!

The LEGO Challenge: Who has the fastest Lego creation to win a zip-line race?

First create a Lego car, plane or rocket to carry a minifigure. The fastest minifigure down the zip-line wins.

Saturday, December 15th from 11:00am – 12:00pm.

Note: Lego Club will only feature the Zip-line challenge during this event.

To register visit or call the Children’s Department at 401-846-1573.

3D Printing Holiday Style 

Saturday, December 8th @ 2:00 – 3:30pm

Come create your own holiday design and bring it to life using one of the library’s 3D Printers!

Best geared for ages 9 and up. Younger children welcome when accompanied by parent or guardian.

Registrations will be required.

Starting in January – Saturday Crafternoon at the Library!

A self-guided craft hour for tweens, with theme related materials that allow for spontaneous creations of the extraordinary!

One Saturday a month 2:00-3:00pm. Drop-in. Free! Best for ages 8-12.

Please check back for specific dates and times.

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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 

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.

  • Session starts November 6th to December 11th

Toddler Storytime- Wednesdays at 11 am: Designed for ages 2-3 years old with an adult, Children will enjoy age appropriate stories, songs and rhymes, followed by a craft. No registration required.

  • Session starts November 7th to December 12th

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! Sessions currently run every Friday morning.

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.

  • Saturday, December 15th – featuring the Zip-Line Challenge

Make it, Take-It Crafts: Drop-in Mondays from 3:30-5pm to make a craft to take home. No registration required. While Supplies last.

  • Every Monday

Special Events:

  • Saturday, December 1st from 2:00 – 3:00pm “Enjoy the Holiday Season with Holiday Slime” Best for ages 4 and up.
  • Saturday, December 15th from 11:00 – 12:00pm “Lego Club featuring the Zip-Line Challenge”

Tween Scene:

  • Saturday, December 8th from 2:00pm – 3:30pm – Come create your own holiday design and bring it to life using one of the library’s 3D Printers! Best geared for ages 9 and up. Younger children welcome when accompanied by parent or guardian. Registrations will be required.
Contact the Library at 401-846-1573 for additional information about any of these events.