Kids


 

Check out our new Spring 2018 activities for kids and families here.

STEM Storytime, Pop-Up MakerSpace, Reading to Dogs, Money Smart Week, and more!

 

 Storytime & Robotics for preschoolers May 2018

As part of a service learning project, 8th graders from Gordon School will be providing these special programs for preschoolers at all three of our library locations.

 


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Meet our chicks!

We have an incubator with chicken eggs in the Children’s Room.

They eggs are scheduled to hatch on May 10-11, and we will be keeping them at the library through the morning of May 17.  Stop by and visit them anytime the library is open.

 


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ROBOTICS FOR KIDS

 

Saturday, May 12, 10:30-11:30

for kids in grades 2-4

at Weaver Library

Meet the library’s robots!

Use a block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for our Dash robots.  Work together to explore the robots’ lights, sounds, sensors, and movements.

Registration required.  Call 401-434-2453.

 


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Kids can read to Daniel the Cocker Spaniel on last Monday of the month, 5:30-7:30, May 21 (4th Mon. of May due to Memorial Day Holiday), June 25, July 30, August 27 at the Weaver Library.

Reading aloud to therapy dogs canread to cocker spaniel help children who struggle with reading.

Call 401-434-2453 to schedule a 15 min. session with Danny.

 

 

 


READING BUDDIES

Do you need help with reading?  Or do you want to volunteer to help a younger child?

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

teen boy reading to younger boy   teen boy reading to girl   girl with woman   woman reading with boy


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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