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Fall 2016 Teen Activities Brochure

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Mondays, 5:30-7:30pm, drop-in

September 26, October 24, November 21, December 19

Grades 9-12  @ Weaver Library

This monthly event will allow you to earn community service hours for meeting with a Teen Librarian to discuss what is new at school and which programs/materials/services you would like to see provided by the library.  We may also work on other service activities.  Snacks will be provided.

Click here for additional community service opportunities for East Providence high school students.

teen book club

 Saturdays at 2:00pm

Sept. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 12, Dec. 10

@ Weaver Library


Represent!  Think no one gets it?  There is someone who does.  That’s the beauty of books.  Your race.  Your culture.  Your life.  Discover the world without leaving your room.  Introducing the all-inclusive East Providence Teen Book Club.  Built by you, for you.  Snacks will be provided.  We’ll discuss some great books to read at our first meeting!

For more information, contact Sharon at 401-434-2453.


Knitting Class

Tuesdays, 3:00-4:00pm

Sept. 20 – Oct. 25


@ Riverside Branch Library

This 6-week class will teach you everything you need to start knitting.  You will learn how to make and complete a simple pair of fingerless gloves as a first project.  Yarn and needles will be provided, but you can bring your own if you wish.

Registration REQUIRED, call 401-433-4877.

Babysitters training

 Saturday, Oct. 8, 10:00am-2:00pm

@ Riverside Branch Library


CCRI Pediatric Nursing students present a day of hands-on babysitting training.  Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to safely and responsibly care for children, toddlers, and infants.  Certificate awarded upon completion.  Bring your lunch.

Registration REQUIRED, call 401-433-4877.




Saturday, October 22, 11:00-1:00 @ Weaver Library


Rhode Island has a new short story competition!  WRITE RHODE ISLAND is a short fiction competition sponsored by School One and Goat Hill!  Winners will receive prizes, awards and an opportunity to be published.

Registration REQUIRED, call 401-434-2453.

International games day

Saturday, November 19

10:00-noon @ Weaver Library

2:00-4:00 @ Riverside Branch Library

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Play games!  Board games (checkers, chess & more!), Wii games (Pokemon, Just Dance & more!).  Plus catch as many Pokemon as you can.  We will lure  new Pokemon to the library.  Bring your Smartphone with the Pokemon GO app already installed.


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Mini Bottle Charms

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 3:00-4:00pm

@ Riverside Branch Library


Use a selection of fun fillings and labels to make up to two necklace or keychain bottle charms.

Registration REQUIRED, call 401-433-4877.


Winter Mobiles

Tuesday, Dec. 20, 3:00-4:00

@ Riverside Branch Library


Use a variety of paper, fabric and wood materials to make a festive mobile for seasonal decorating.

Registration REQUIRED, call 401-433-4877.



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Do you have fines on your library card?

Read Down Your Fines logoKids 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.