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Thursday February 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_balloons 10:30 AM Airnimations Stage Show Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, Feb. 23rd @ 10:30am

Families with kids ages 4 - 12

An entertaining balloon art show.  To music, Bruce Kalver creates unbelievable balloon creations.  He includes cartoon characters, storybook characters and even makes caricature balloons of people in the audience!  Lots of audience participation fills this 45-60 minute presentation.

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

    Location: Library Program Room
Friday February 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM  -  10:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, Jan. 13th & 27th, Feb. 10th & 24th

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_golf02 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Picture Book Putt-Putt Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, Feb. 24th from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Bring the family to play miniature golf at the library!  Meet some of your favorite picture book characters at each hole!

Registration is required and begins Feb. 7th.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Saturday February 25, 2017 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 - Jan. 7th - Feb. 25th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM Family Movie: Storks Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, Feb. 25th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Children and their families are invited to drop-in for a free afternoon movie.  Watch  Storks on the big screen at the library!   A light snack will be provided.  Movie rated PG. 

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

    Location: Library Program Room
Monday February 27, 2017 Go To Top
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM Tween Time: Cupcake Decorating Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, Feb. 27th @ 4:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Tweens can come to decorate and snack on cupcakes in this sweet program!

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, Feb. 7th.  Age limit strictly enforced.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday February 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, Feb. 28th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents with children are invited to yoga at the library, one Tuesday morning per month!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles.  No registration required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Wednesday March 1, 2017 Go To Top
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, March 1st @ 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, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

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

    Location: Children's Department
Saturday March 4, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Story Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, March 4th @ 10:00am

Ages 2 - 4

Stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the morning.

No registration required.  Space is limited - first come first served.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

*NO LEGO Club March 11th*

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday March 6, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Maker Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, March 6th @ 1:00pm

Ages 5 - 12

Join us for a maker series to learn about a couple of our maker resources.

In this session kids will learn where to borrow 3D designs and how to edit and print them.

Registration is required and limited.  Held in the Maker Lab.

    Location: Maker Lab
Tuesday March 7, 2017 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, March 7th - April 11th

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
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Wednesday March 8, 2017 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, March 8th @ 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
Thursday March 9, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    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, March 9th @ 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 March learn about the life and work of Vassily Kandinsky and explore color contrasts using squares and concentric circles in his style.

Registration is required for each workshop and begins Tuesday, Feb. 28th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Friday March 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

 

Friday, March 10th & 24th, April 7th & 21st

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

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

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday March 13, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, March 13th 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 March 14, 2017 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, March 7th - April 11th

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
Thursday March 16, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Friday March 17, 2017 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, March 17th @ 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, Feb. 28th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday March 18, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday March 21, 2017 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, March 7th - April 11th

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
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Wednesday March 22, 2017 Go To Top
rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:00 PM Kid's Art with Mermaid Masterpieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wedesday, March 22nd @ 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, March 7th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday March 23, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Friday March 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

 

Friday, March 10th & 24th, April 7th & 21st

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

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

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday March 25, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM Family Movie - Moana Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, March 25th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Children and their families are invited to drop-in for a free afternoon movie.  Watch Moana on the big screen at the library!   A light snack will be provided.  Movie rated PG. 

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

    Location: Library Program Room
Monday March 27, 2017 Go To Top
school_chemistry1 4:00 PM Tween Time: DIY Slime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, March 27th @ 4:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Learn how to make your own slime to play with and take home!

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, March 7th.  Age limit strictly enforced.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday March 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 9:30 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, March 28th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents with children are invited to yoga at the library, one Tuesday morning per month!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

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

    Location: Children's Department
 
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, March 7th - April 11th

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 March 29, 2017 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, March 29th @ 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: Library Program Room
Thursday March 30, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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Saturday April 1, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday April 3, 2017 Go To Top
elect_laptop.GIF 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Maker Mondays Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, April 3rd @ 1:00pm

Ages 5 - 12

Join us for a maker series to learn about a couple of our maker resources.

In this session kids will work together to practice programming skills with Bee-Bots.

Registration is required and limited.  Held in the Maker Lab.

    Location: Maker Lab
Tuesday April 4, 2017 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, March 7th - April 11th

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 April 5, 2017 Go To Top
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, April 5th @ 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, Spinning Puzzles and Snap Circuits.

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

    Location: Children's Department
Thursday April 6, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Friday April 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

 

Friday, March 10th & 24th, April 7th & 21st

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

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

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday April 8, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_scissors&glue 2:30 PM Library Crafts Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, April 8th @ 2:30pm

Ages 5 - 12

Celebrate Rhode Island Library Day with a variety of library-themed crafts!  Decorate your own book bag, bookmarks, and library card holders.

No registration required, while supplies last.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday April 10, 2017 Go To Top
rec_scissors&glue 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM On-the-Go Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, April 10th 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 April 11, 2017 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, March 7th - April 11th

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 April 12, 2017 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, April 12th @ 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
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Thursday April 13, 2017 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:  March 9th - April 13th

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

    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:  March 9th - April 13th

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, Feb. 28th.

    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, April 13th @ 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 March learn about the life and work of Paul Klee and re-create his "Castle and Sun".

Registration is required for each workshop and begins Tuesday, March 28th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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office_lightbulb 10:30 AM STEAM Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, April 14th @ 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, Feb. 28th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Story Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, April 15th @ 10:00am

Ages 2 - 4

Stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft in the morning.

No registration required.  Space is limited - first come first served.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday April 18, 2017 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, April 18th @ 2:30pm

Ages 4 - 12

Drop-in for life-sized versions some of your favorite games!  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
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ent_sock_puppet.GIF 10:30 AM Sparky's Puppets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wednesday, April 18th @ 10:30am

Ages 4 - 12

Sparky's Puppets presents "Stories in Trees!"  What's greener than a tree?  Oak, apple and pine...there's a tree in every tale!  A lively medley of stories celebrating the world of forest and field.

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

 

    Location: Library Program Room
 
rec_painters_palette.GIF 4:00 PM Kid's Art with Mermaid Masterpieces Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Wedesday, April 19th @ 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, April 4th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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nat_flower02 10:30 AM Kid's Gardening Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Thursday, April 20th @ 10:30am

Ages 5 - 10

Join us for a special gardening program for kids!

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 4th.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM Family Movie - Trolls Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, March 13th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Children and their families are invited to drop-in for a free afternoon movie.  Watch Trolls on the big screen at the library!   A light snack will be provided.  Movie rated PG. 

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

    Location: Library Program Room
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misc_baby.GIF 9:30 AM Baby Playtime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

 

Friday, March 10th & 24th, April 7th & 21st

9:30am - 10:30am

Ages 0 - 24 Months

Children 0 - 24 months and their caregiver are invited to our new, drop-in Baby Playtime every other Friday!  Baby Playtime is an hour long, unstructured play and social time for babies and caregivers.  Encourage your little one to explore their world, while receiving information about the skills your child is developing.  Network with other parents and caregivers in your community.  Enjoy toys, music, board books and bubbles!

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

    Location: Children's Program Room
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anim_butterfly_01 1:00 PM Daffodil Days: Mother Nature's Tunes-n-Tales Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, April 21st @ 1:00pm

Ages 2-6

Sing, dance and play along with Mother Nature (Anne-Marie Forer).  Meet Arabella Miller the Magic Caterpillar and her friend Tommy the Tadpole.  Become a butterfly and dance to the Butterfly Waltz.  Drum along to a song about caring for the earth.  Younger and older siblings welcome.  Lots of participation.

No registration required.  Held in Aquidneck Park adjacent to the library.  Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on while they enjoy the performance.  In the event of rain, Daffodil Days will continue as scheduled inside the library in the lower level program room.

    Location: Aquidneck Park
 
nat_flower01 2:00 PM Daffodil Days: Daffodil Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, April 21st @ 1:00pm

Ages 2-6

Join us for a Daffodil craft led by Diana DeNoia of Brahmin!

No registration required.  Held in Aquidneck Park adjacent to the library.  Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on while they enjoy the performance.  In the event of rain, Daffodil Days will continue as scheduled inside the library in the lower level program room.

    Location: Aquidneck Park
 
nat_leaf_green 2:00 PM Daffodil Days: Take Two Tandem Tellers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Friday, April 21st @ 1:00pm

Ages 5 - 10

Before there was science, stories were told to explain the natural world to children.  Storytellers Anne-Marie Forer and Cindy Killavey share pour quoi stories from around the world.  Children will enjoy participating in these stories and songs guaranteed to amaze and entertain.  (Pour quoi is the French word for why)

No registration required.  Held in Aquidneck Park adjacent to the library.  Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on while they enjoy the performance.  In the event of rain, Daffodil Days will continue as scheduled inside the library in the lower level program room.

    Location: Aquidneck Park
Saturday April 22, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
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misc_familytree 2:00 PM Celebrating Trees Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Sunday, April 23rd @ 2:00pm

Ages 4 - 12

Celebrate Earth Day and trees at the Newport Public Library with the Newport Tree Society during Newport's Arboretum Week!   Join us for a tree walk in Aquidneck Park led by Newport's Tree Warden, Scott Wheeler, followed by a tree storytime and craft.  Light refreshments will be served.

No registration required.  Held in Aquidneck Park & the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
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office_dollarsign 4:00 PM Tween Time: Duct Tape Wallets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Monday, April 24th @ 4:00pm

Ages 8 - 12

Celebrate Money Smart Week by learning how to make your own Duct Tape Wallets!

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, April 4th.  Age limit strictly enforced.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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rec_yoga 9:30 AM Parent & Child Yoga Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tuesday, April 25th @ 9:30am

Ages 1 - 4

Parents with children are invited to yoga at the library, one Tuesday morning per month!  Partner with your child in simple animated poses, games, music and breathing exercises that help to strengthen coordination and build body awareness.  Bark in downward dog, hiss in cobra pose and flutter your wings in butterfly!  This fun class provides key bonding methods between parent and child, while strengthening their growing muscles. 

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

    Location: Children's Department
Wednesday April 26, 2017 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, April 26th @ 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: Library Program Room
Saturday April 29, 2017 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 - March 4th - April 29th

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 a week.  All materials provided.

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

 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
nat_poppy 2:30 PM The Lorax Movie & Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Saturday, April 29th @ 2:30pm

Ages 6 - 12

Celebrate Earth Day and Newport Arboretum Week with The Lorax movie projected on the big screen.  Enjoy the movie, light refreshements and make a Lorax craft!

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

    Location: Library Program Room
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