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Monday December 5, 2016 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM On-the-Go Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, Dec. 5th from 3:30pm - 5:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in anytime between 3:30pm - 5:00pm to make a seasonal craft!

No registration required.  Held in the Children's Department.

    Location: Children's Department
Tuesday December 6, 2016 Go To Top
anim_turtle 10:30 AM Tales for 2s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesdays @ 10:30am, Nov. 15th - Dec. 13th

For Kids 2 years old.

This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. It is designed to help young children develop verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 7, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM Wintertime Celebrations with Christopher Kavi Carbone Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, Dec. 7th @ 10:30am

Families with children of all ages are invited to come in from the cold, gather together and participate in music songs, dancing and more to celebrate the joys of the Holiday Season!  Gather around with Christopher KAVI Carbone, the musical troubadour of light & warmth!

This program is free but we do ask that families consider bringing canned or boxed food donations for the MLK Center Community Food Pantry.

Registration is required as the event is likely to fill up. - *This Event is FULL*

    Location: Library Program Room
Thursday December 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_rabbit 11:00 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 11:00 am:  Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th

3 - 4 years old

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Nov. 1st.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:00 PM Artists Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, Dec. 8th @ 4:00pm

Ages 7 - 10

Join us one Thursday afternoon per month for our new Artists Workshop Series!  Each month we will learn about a different artist and then create an art project in their style.  In November learn about the life and work of Georgia O'Keefe and create your own version of "Jimson Weed" in her style.

Registration is required for each workshop and begins Tuesday, Nov. 1st.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Department
Friday December 9, 2016 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 10:30 AM STEAM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, Dec. 9th @ 10:30am

Ages 3 - 5

Kids will learn simple science concepts through stories, rhymes, songs, activities, and crafts.  STEAM helps foster science, technology, engineering, art and math skills to keep kids well rounded and engaged in critical thinking.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Nov. 29th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday December 10, 2016 Go To Top
anim_paw 10:30 AM Norman Bird Sanctuary Presents: Getting Ready for Winter Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, Dec. 10th @ 10:30am

Ages 3 - 10

Brr...It's getting cold outside!  Discover how Rhode Island's plants and animals prepare for the change in the seasons with the Norman Bird Sanctuary's program, "Getting Ready for Winter."  Meet a life animal, play games, and much more.

No registration required, held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Tuesday December 13, 2016 Go To Top
anim_turtle 10:30 AM Tales for 2s Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesdays @ 10:30am, Nov. 15th - Dec. 13th

For Kids 2 years old.

This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs. It is designed to help young children develop verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 14, 2016 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 10:30 AM Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, Dec. 14th @ 10:30am

Ages 0 - 5

Children and a caregiver are invited to sing and dance at our Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long one Wednesday morning per month.  Kids' Guitar features guitar playing and a variety of kid's classic songs.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
 
office_lightbulb 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Little Makers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, Dec. 14th @ 4:00pm

Ages 5 - 8

Children are invited to experiment, tinker and build in this free play program held one Wednesday afternoon a month.  Little Makers is designed to aid in the development of probelm solving, critical thinking, and STEAM skills.  Materials available include:  Bee-Bots, LEGOs, Q-BA Maze and Snap Circuits.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday December 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Bookworms Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 9:30 am:  Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th

Birth to 24 Months

This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Time will be provided for board books, play and a chance for parents to network together.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  No registration is required.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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anim_rabbit 11:00 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursdays @ 11:00 am:  Nov. 10th - Dec. 15th

3 - 4 years old

This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft.  It helps young children with developing social skills and advances their interest in books and reading.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Nov. 1st.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday December 17, 2016 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturdays @ 11:00am - Nov. 5th, Nov. 19th, Dec. 3rd, Dec. 17th

Ages 5 - 12

Kids can drop-in and build with LEGOS every other Saturday!  Work by yourself or with friends.  Projects will be put on display in the library for 2 weeks.  All materials provided.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
holiday_gift 2:30 PM Holiday Gift Making Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, Dec. 17th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 10

Children are invited to make a variety of holiday crafts!  Materials for making decorative magnets, key chains, small wooden boxes and bookmarks will be provided.  Holiday cookies and candy canes will be served.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Dec. 6th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday December 19, 2016 Go To Top
misc_thread 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Tween Time: Sewing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, Dec. 19th @ 4:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Tweens are invited to a special 2-hour class with Dancing Threads RI!  In this time tweens will learn how to hand stitch and create a project for a gift!

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Dec. 6th.  Age limits strictly enforced.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday December 21, 2016 Go To Top
rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:00 PM Kids Art with Mermaid Masterpieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wedesday, Dec. 21st @ 4:00pm

Age 6 - 12

Kids are invited to a free one-hour art class presented by Mermaid Masterpieces!  Kids will learn art techniques and complete an art project on canvas to bring home.

Registration is required and starts Tuesday, Nov. 6th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday December 27, 2016 Go To Top
rec_games 2:30 PM Life-Sized Board Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, Dec. 27th @ 2:30pm

Ages 4 - 12

Play jumbo Connect 4, life-sized Jenga, use jumbo playing cards, and try out our oversize checkers and scrabble!

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Wednesday December 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:30 AM Preschool Dance Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, Dec. 28th @ 10:30am

Ages 0 - 5

Drop-in one Wednesday morning per month and get moving!  Come ready to shake, shimmy and dance with your friends!  Dancing is a great way for parents and children to bond and burn a little energy at the same time. 

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Children's Department
 
rec_legoguy 2:30 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, Dec. 28th @ 2:30pm

Ages 5 - 12

Build with LEGOs and make amazing creations.  Work alone or with friends.  LEGO creations will be put on display behind the Children's Desk following the program.

No registration required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday December 29, 2016 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM Family Movie: The Secret Life of Pets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, Dec. 29th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Children and their families are invited to drop-in for a free afternoon movie on the big screen.  For vacation week we'll be showing The Secret Life of Pets, rated PG.

No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Friday December 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_party1 11:00 AM Noon Year's Eve Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, Dec. 30th @ 11:00am

Ages 6 - 12

Celebrate the arrival of 2017 at our Noon Year's Eve Party!  Children will make a variety of New Year crafts and enjoy light refreshments.  At the stroke of noon, balloons will drop! 

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Dec. 6th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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