Kids

Find our WINTER 2015 CHILDREN’S ACTIVITY GUIDE here.

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A CELEBRATION OF BLACK STORYTELLING COMES TO THE WEAVER LIBRARY

Saturday, January 24, 2:00

Funda Fest

As part of RI Black Storytellers’ 17th annual Funda Fest, two professional storytellers, Raffini and Teju Ologboni, will share the stage for a one hour family-friendly storytelling performance for adults and children.

Raffini, a self-made artist, actress, and teacher from the South Side of Providence has long been teaching Black History and theatre.

Teju Ologboni, from Milwaukee, is a master storyteller and folklorist of international renown.  Teju draws his listeners into stories with gestures and movements, and sometimes with traditional African instruments.

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CHESS CLUB  @Riverside

Wednesdays, January 14 – February 18

3:30-4:30pm, ages 6 – 18

Learn to play chess or improve your skills.  Limited to 30.

Call 401-433-4877 to register.

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NEW STORYTIME FOR GRADES K-3

WEEKLY – Tuesdays, January 6 – February 10

3:45-4:30pm  @Weaver

Stories and activities for kids in grades K-3.  Registration is not required.

School kids

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It's storytime @ your library

January 20 – May 16, 2015

Storytimes include stories, songs, music, and dancing.  Registration is not required.

WEAVER LIBRARY

Wednesdays, 6:30pm, ages 2-6

Thursdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 36 months

Thursdays, 10:30am, ages 3-6

Saturdays, 10:00am, ages 2-6

RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY

Tuesdays, 1:30pm, ages 3-6

Wednesdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 36 months

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 READING BUDDIES

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.

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

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Live HW Help logoGet 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.

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 Do you have fines on your library card?

girl with surprised lookKids 16 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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