Find our current Children’s Activity guides here:


Winter 2017 Children’s Activities


 Spring 2017 Children’s Activities Flyer


April School Vacation Week Flyer


DroneDrone Club

Grades 4+

Mondays, 3:30-4:30, April 24 – May 22

@ Fuller Creative Learning Center

(260 Dover Ave., East Providence, RI, 401-228-3903)

Test drive a variety of drones and have fun trying out stunts and flips, taking aerial photos and more.  All levels welcome.

REGISTER:  Call 401-228-3903 or

spring 2017

Click here to find out what the library has planned for children during April school vacation week (April 17-21).

Babysitting 101

Saturday, April 22, 10:00-2:00

@ Riverside Branch Library

Learn how to respond to emergencies, make decisions under pressure, communicate with parents to learn household rules, recognize safety and hygiene issues, manage children, and feed, diaper, and care for infants.

Bring your lunch.

REGISTER:  Call 401-433-4877.

Money Smart Week April 2017

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piggy bankClick here for more information about money related activities for kids!



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Tuesdays, March 21 – May 9, 3:30-4:30 @ Weaver

For kids in grades K-2

Crazy 8s is an 8 week math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities.  With Crazy 8s kids will build a glow-in-the-dark city, buy prizes with funny money, and have a beach ball party.

Are you ready to get crazy?  Call 401-434-2453 to register.

Limited to 16.



Crafts & More

@ Riverside Branch Library


Click here for all ages crafts.


Click here for crafts for kids ages 10+.


Kids Reading Across RI Book Discussion & Game

Tuesday, May 16, 3:30-4:30

For grades 3-6 @ Weaver Library

Kinds in grades 3-6 are invited to join us for a lively discussion and fun games relating to the KRARI book:  Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks & Gita Varadarajan.

The first 12 to register will receive a free copy of the book.  Please take a book only if you are committed to attending the program.

REGISTER:  Call 401-434-2453.          Book Save Me a Seat


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January 18 – May 11


Weaver Library

Wednesdays, 6:30pm, ages 2-6

Thursdays, 9:30am, birth – 36 months

Thursdays, 10:30am, ages 3-6

Riverside Branch Library

Wednesdays, 9:30am, birth – 36 months

*Storytimes will not meet during school vacation weeks (Feb. 20-24 & Apr. 17-21).*





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Fuller Creative Learning Center Early Spring activities brochure

Email to register.


Fuller Creative Learning Center – 260 Dover Ave., East Providence, RI

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Thursdays @ Riverside Branch Library

All movies are rated PG.  Snacks are

Pete's Dragon

March 23, 6:00 – Pete’s
(2016, 103 min.)

Nine Lives movieApril 6, 6:00 – Nine Lives Comedy/Family/Fantasy (2016, 97 min.)

May 25, 6:00 – Lost & Lost & Found movieFound Adventure/Family/Mystery (2016, 90 min.)

June 8, 5:45 – Disney’s Queen of Katwe Queen of Katwe movieBiography/Drama/Sport (2016, 124 min.)















The library matches volunteers, age 13 – adult, with younger children to read together for one hour each week at the library.  Call 434-2453 for more information.

Volunteer Reading Buddy application

Student Reading Buddy application

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Do you have fines on your library card?

girl with surprised lookKids, 18 and younger, can “pay” their

overdue fines by rread down your fineseading in the library.

Just tell a librarian when you start and finish reading, and we will waive $1 for every 30 minutes of reading.


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