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Winter 2017 Children’s Activities Flyer


January Peace Flag Project for Kids & Adults



the peace flag projectWeaver Library invites you to join a month long focus on peace.  Together with the Peace Flag Project, the library will offer music, workshops, and lectures examining, imagining, and celebrating peace.  Adults and children will have opportunities to create peace flags to be made into banners to display in our city.  Begin 2017 by exploring ways to create a more peaceful world.

Click here for the complete list of our Peace Flag Project programs.


Peace Workshops for Children Ages 6-12

Tuesdays, January 10, 17 & 24, 3:30-5:00pm

Children will explore the concept of peace, learn how to interview adults about what peace means to them, and create their own unique peace flags using fabric, markers, sparkle pens and more.  Their art will be crafted into a Peace Banner to be unveiled at our Community Celebration on January 31 where the children will publicly receive “Peace-Maker Awards”.  Led by Project Director Karen Crowe of the Peace Flag Project.

Call 401-434-2453 to register.

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@ Riverside Branch Library

Grades 6+

REGISTER:  Call 401-433-4877.

Click here for more information.


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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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Thursdays, January 19 – February 23, 3:30-4:30

@ Riverside Branch Library

Grades 1 – 12

Learn how to play or improve your skills.

REGISTER:  Call 401-433-4877.



film club

Mondays, January 23 – February 13, 3:15-4:30pm

@ Weaver Library

Kids will view animated and live action short films from around the world (ranging from 5-30 min. in length) followed by a fun film-related, hands-on activity.  Films selected were inspired by past Providence Children’s Film Festival programming.

For weekly schedule and to register, call 401-434-2453.







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Fuller Creative Learning Center Winter activities brochure

Email to register.


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

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Thursdays, 6:00 @ Riverside Branch Library

All movies are rated PG.  Snacks are Alice through looking glassprovided.

Jan. 19 – Alice Through the Looking Glass (2016, 113 min.)

Feb. 23 – The BFG (2016, 117 min.)The BFG movie

Mar. 23 – Pete’s Dragon (2016, 103 min.)Pete's Dragon





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Tuesdays, February 7 – March 14, 3:00-4:30 (drop-in)

*Feb. 14 & Mar. 14 will  meet 3:30-4:30.*

@ Weaver Library

Drop-in creative art experiences for children with caregivers designed to inspire the creative process.

Try a different art medium each week – mosaic, wax-resist, yarn art, and more!

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Use your library card to get help with homework, studying for an exam, or understanding today’s lesson.  Math, Science, Social Studies, and English – all levels including AP.

LIVE HOMEWORK HELP tutors are available every day from 2:00pm to 10:00pm.




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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