TEEN (GRADES 6-9) Teen Mania (grades 6-9) Summer Reading Program Meets Mondays from 3:30-4:30 (July 10th-August 14th) See Teen Schedule.
NOTE: 9TH GRADE NEEDS TO SELECT TEEN OR ADULT
ADULT (GRADES 9+) See Adult Schedule.
Wednesday, July 19th Grades K-2 from 10:00-11:00 and Grades 3-5 from 11:00-12:00. Make it With Cardboard (or something else). Lots of choices on what to make with cardboard! You can do your own design and submit it for the Cardboard Challenge. You can follow a template and make a box robot or a puppet dragon, or you can do an engineering challenge using popsicle sticks and other materials.
Tuesday, July 25th Little ones, come to a program with stories, songs and fun stuff to build with. Toddlers come at 10:00 and preschoolers at 11:00. This week’s story time theme is build it! We will sing songs, dance, read stories, and have several stations with different building materials to use. Just imagine what you could build!
Wednesday, July 26th (Ages 4+ and their families). From 2:00-3:00 Teaching Creatures comes to the library with a live animal presentation. Sponsored by Cornerstone Bank.
Wednesday, August 2nd (ages 9 and up) from 1:30-3:30 Rhode Island Computer Museum Lab Sponsored by Cornerstone Bank. Separate registration required for this program.
Wednesday, August 9th Grades K-2 join the fun with How things work: Squishy Circuits and the insides of electronics from 10:00-11:00! Intrigued by electricity? Come to the library to experiment with squishy circuits and a conductive dough and take apart some small appliances to see what’s inside!
Wednesday, August 16th Make music with a Makey-Makey and a variety of household items and food! Grades K-2 from 10:00-11:00 and Grades 3-5 from 11:00-12:00.
Thursday, August 17th 5:30 (grades K-5) Ice Cream Social
Make your own ice cream sundaes from 5:30-6:00!
A performance of Turtle’s Wetland Quest at 6:00 by award winning puppeteer, Deborah Costine, wraps up our summer reading program.
Participate in our reading program and create a custom necklace bead by bead. Beads awarded for every book read. Trade up for special beads and library tag! School summer reading books count. Every book you read also helps us reach our 1000 book goal for Habitat for Humanity!
Cardboard Contest – prizes awarded for the most useful or interesting cardboard creations. Make it at the library or at home and bring it in. Contest ends August 17th.
IPAD! Available for use in Children’s Room!
Check out our discount museum passes.
UNATTENDED CHILD POLICY
The responsibility for the safety of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver and not with the library personnel¦ Children 10 years of age or younger must be attended by a parent or adult caregiver while in the library. The parent or caregiver must be in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child.(See Librarian for the complete policy.)
CHILDREN’S BOOK SALE
There is an on-going Children’s Book Sale, in the Children’s Room.
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