Take and Make Crafts

Have fun at home or in the library with our Take and Make Crafts!  Available to pick up at the Children’s Desk.  1 per child, while supplies last.

  • April 11th: Easter Puzzles
  • April 18: Earth Day Suncatchers
  • April 25th: Fiesta Cat Magnet
  • May 2nd: Mother’s Day Mosaic Flowers
  • May 9th: DIY Keychains
  • May 16th: Lovebug Clothespin Magnet
  • May 23rd: Fuzzy Fish Magnets
  • May 30th: Magic Scratch Bees
  • June 6th: Under the Sea Keychains
  • June 13th: Father’s Day Magic Scratch
  • June 20th: Under the Sea Suncatchers
  • June 27th: DIY Slap Bracelets


Please stay tuned for updates to our storytimes going forward.


The STEM Kits offer a wide range of STEM activities that cater to different ages and interests. Hands-on learning is central to these kits and most are complemented by additional books or literacy that are related to the theme of the kit.

Each kit circulates for three weeks, are non-renewable, non-holdable, and must be checked out and returned to the Circulation Desk of the Middletown Public Library. One kit per family at a time.

Click here to learn more about the kits that we have to offer.

Year-Round Reading Programs

Keep your reading journey going by logging 100 books read before High School! This challenge is meant for students in K-8.  Students may log any book they read; there is no required reading list.  For every 20 books read, you’ll receive a free book.  This challenge can only be completed once.  Download the Beanstack Tracker to your phone or tablet, search for Middletown Public Library (RI), and follow the prompts to either create an account or sign in.

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading Challenge

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge fosters an early love of reading and builds early literacy skills.  Open to babies through preschool.  Find it on our Beanstack page!

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