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Spring 2014
Children’s Library
Storytimes run approximately 30-45 minutes. Just drop in.
No registration necessary. Older/younger siblings are always welcome at all
story times! For more information, contact a Children’s librarian at
725-3714 x209 or email to [email protected]
The Spring session runs March 4th through May 29th
Mother Goose Storytime Class
Thursdays at 10:30 a.m.
For ages newborn to 24 months
Check out the Teen Blog website for all the
latest news, info & programs!
Teen Movie Night
February 20, March 26, April 23 and May 28
6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Teen Hunger Games Party
Parents and caregivers with children ages newborn through 24 months are invited for playful songs, rhymes and games followed by social time.
Older siblings are always welcome.
Toddler Storytime Class
Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m.
For ages 2 & 3 years old
Toddler Storytime Class is for children ages 2 and 3 with their adult caregivers.
This program features stories, songs, finger rhymes and a craft.
Older and younger siblings are always welcome!
PreSchool Storytime Class
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
For ages 3 to 5 years old
Preschoolers ages 3 to 5 years with an adult caregiver are invited to the library
for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Younger siblings are
welcome. Note: Each week the library therapy dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy join
the class wearing costumes related to the stories for the week.
Wednesday, March 19th
Come celebrate this fan-favorite book and
movie. Teens in grades 6-12 are invited for a
screening, snacks and games.
Anime Club
Wednesday 3/12, Thursday 4/10, Thursday 5/8
6-8pm in the Library Auditorium
Free Comic Book Day/Comic Book
Thursday 5/1 from 6-8pm
Library Auditorium
Candy Experiments
Wednesday 5/14
From 6-7pm
Library Auditorium
April Vacation Week Fun For the Kids!
Tuesday, April 22nd from 10:30 am to 11:30 am
Musical Storyteller: Christopher Kavi Carbone
Gather round and celebrate Earth Day with interactive storytelling, music,
rhythms, and more. Best for ages 3-8. Siblings are always welcome. FREE
and no registration is required.
Tuesday, April 22nd from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Meet MaxMan: RI's Recycling Superhero
Learn how to better manage waste and recyclables. Best for kids ages 5-12
and their families. Younger siblings are always welcome. FREE and no registration is required.
Wednesday April 23rd from 10:30am-11:30am
Prince and Princess Party!
Join us for a Prince and Princess Party with stories, games, crafts and
snacks. Children are encouraged to dress up like their favorite prince or princess. Ideal for children ages 3 to 6 years of age.
No registration required.
Wednesday April 23rd from 3 pm to 4 pm Campbell Auditorium
Recycle Art—Best for ages 7-12. No registration required.
Thursday April 24th from 10:30 am-11:30 am
Lindsay Meehan from Music for Children RI
Experience her lively and energetic program of music and stories as the audience is encouraged to sing, move, and imagine together. Best for children
ages 8 and under. Siblings are always welcome. FREE and no registration is
Thursday, April 24th from 3:00pm to 4:00pm
Book Bingo for Kids
Who will get Bingo first? Join a Children’s Librarian and other kids for
some fun and wacky rounds of Bingo. Winners will get to select a FREE
book from the Prize Box. Best for ages 7 and up but younger children are
welcome with caregiver help. No registration required.
Friday, April 25th from 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Early Childhood Art Program
Join us for an hour of hands-on art activities using a multi sensory approach
to create art projects based on the reading of Eric Carle's Brown Bear,
Brown Bear, What do you See? Space is limited. Registration required.
Friday, April 25th from 3:00-4:00pm
Hold a Chick Program
Come learn how chickens are raised at Casey Farm. See eggs from humming
birds & ostriches! You will be shown how to correctly hold a chick and each
person will get a chick to hold!
Children’s Library
Your favorite children’s programs:
Read to therapy dogs
Tinker Bell & Wendy
Tuesdays 5:30pm to 6:30pm in Caidin Room
Need to practice reading or just like reading out loud?
Tinker Bell & Wendy would love to hear you read! Call
the Children’s Library at 725-3714 x209 to reserve your
15-minute reading spot. Free for children of all ages.
Family Movie Night
First Wednesday of the month @ 6:00pm
Campbell Library Auditorium
Children with their families are invited to watch a free movie
(rated G or PG). Kids age 10 or older may attend
without a caregiver. Bring your own snacks.
Crafty Thursdays with Miss Maria
Artesanía para Niños con Miss Maria
March 6th through May 29th
Thursdays 3:00-4:00 p.m. Caidin Activity Room
Best for kids 5 and up. Younger kids welcome with an adult.
Fridays 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Children’s Caidin Room
Bring your imagination, we'll provide the LEGOs.-Megablocks
& Duplos too! Just drop in! Free. No registration.
Children’s Library
Bilingual Family Story Hour /
Cuentos Bilingües en Familia
(English and Spanish)
Every other Saturday at 11:00am Caidin Room
April 5, 19, May 3, 17 and May 31st
A late morning bilingual story hour with stories, sing-along
songs and crafts for children of all ages.
Cuentos bilingües en Familia para niños de todas edades cada
otro sábado. Cuentos divertidos, artesanía y canciones en Ingles
y Español divertido para toda la familia. Registración es recomendada, pero no es necesario.
Children's Day/Book Day
(El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros)
Saturday, April 26th 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Come join us to celebrate Children’s Day/Book Day, a national
holiday celebrating children, different cultures and the importance of literacy. This event features bilingual stories, music,
crafts, free books and a special performance
Seasonal Drop-in Saturday Craft Days for Kids
Children of all ages and their families are invited to make a
special craft in celebration of the holidays and seasons below.
Just drop-in to the Caidin Activity Room on the following
Saturdays between 2:30pm and 4:00pm.
All materials will be provided. No registration required.
March 15th - St. Patrick’s Day crafts
May 10th - Mother’s Day - Make a Gift and Card
Children’s Library
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
Saturday, March 1st
Drop-in between 10am - 4pm
Caidin Activity Room
Take part in NEA’s Read Across America Day by dropping
by the library to celebrate Dr. Seuss. Make a red and white
striped hat, read some great Seuss books, and get a free bookmark. For children of all ages and their families.
Preschool Drive-In Movie Theatre
Saturday, March 29th 10:30am
Campbell Auditorium
Families with children ages 5 and under are invited to work together to
transform a cardboard box into a car using their imagination and craft materials. After the cars have been built, the kids sit inside and drive into the
drive-in movie theatre to watch an animated adventure with Tom, Jerry, and
some fairy tale friends. (Not-Rated, 44 minutes)
Book Club for Kids: Ramona Quimby, Age 8
Saturday, April 12th 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Caidin Activity Room
Sign up for the book club and get a FREE copy of the
book Ramona Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Cleary (15
copies available). Take the book home, read it on your
own or with someone. Then, come to the Book Club
program on April 12th to laugh about your favorite parts
and play a trivia game. Best for kids in grades 3-5 but
younger readers are always welcome.
Visit the Children’s Library desk to sign up.