Click here to see all of our SUMMER 2015 ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS 10+.
EARN PRIZES FOR READING!
Kids entering grades 6-12 may sign up for the Teen Summer Reading Program. Earn free books, raffle tickets to win gift cards, and other prizes.
2015 Summer Reading Lists
East Providence High School has released their upcoming Summer Reading List
Summer Reading for all incoming students in grades 6, 7, and 8 is suggested. Students may read books of their choice. Librarians at the public library are able to assist in choosing age/grade appropriate material.
Reports on the books students have read may be turned in to their ELA teacher by Friday, September 4th.
WORKSHOPS FOR TEENS
AT THE RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
June 30 – TOOTHPICK PAINTING
Make cool designs with toothpicks, paint and decoupage.
July 7 – T-SHIRT TO INFINITY SCARF
Bring a T-shirt, the larger the better, and learn how to turn it into a cute scarf.
July 14 – SMOOTHIE SENSATIONS
Enjoy making healthy, delicious smoothies & sample a few. REGISTER: 433-4877
July 28 – WASHER NECKLACE
Transform an everyday washer into a colorful necklace using nail polish.
August 11 – ICE CREAM SUNDAES
Celebrate the end of summer reading with Wii games and sundaes!
Check out LIVE HOMEWORK HELP to connect with tutors everyday from 2:00pm to 10:00pm.
Get help with homework, studying for an exam, or understanding today’s lesson. Math, Science, Social Studies, and English – all levels including AP.
Teens can fulfill their community service hours at the library. Call our Teen Librarians, Meredith or Sharon, at 434-2453, to make an appointment for an individual community service project.
SCHEDULED COMMUNITY SERVICE DATES
Thursday, July 23, 2:00-4:00pm
Monday, July 27, 2:00-4:00pm
Monday, August 17, 2:00-4:00pm
Teens can also fill out an application in the Children’s Room @ Weaver Library to be a Reading Buddy. Reading Buddies must be 13 years old and willing to commit to 1 hour per week for at least 3 months.
We are also seeking volunteers for the Farmers Market on the Weaver Library lawn Thursdays, 4:00-7:00pm, June 25-September 10. A three hour time commitment required. Call 401-434-2453 for more information.
Do you have fines on your library card?
Kids 16 and younger can “pay” their overdue fines by reading in the library.
Just tell a librarian when you start and finish reading, and we will waive $1 for every 30 minutes of reading.