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Monday January 26, 2015 Go To Top
ent_circ_lion 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft every other Monday afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club -CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in January and February.  No registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday January 27, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Squigglers - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday January 28, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Families are invited each week to sing, dance, and have fun together in this new weekly program! Each session will be full of classic kids songs sure to delight young and old.  Ages 0-5.  No registration, just drop in.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM Book Buddies Book Club - POSTPONED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

BOOK BUDDIES HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4TH

The Book Buddies Book Club is for readers in grades 3 - 5.  Children should read the book prior to each month's meeting and plan to come for book discussion, snacks, and a related activity. 

The January book will be Alvin Ho:  Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look.  A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.  Lenore Look is the author of six Alvin Ho books as well as the Ruby Lu series.  She lives in New Jersey with her family.

Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children's Department, calling 401-847-8720 x204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.org.  For more information visit the Book Buddies Blog at http://www.nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday January 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime - CANCELLED Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_dragon 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire  session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday February 3, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday February 4, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Families are invited each week to sing, dance, and have fun together in this new weekly program! Each session will be full of classic kids songs sure to delight young and old.  Ages 0-5.  No registration, just drop in.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM Book Buddies Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   cgould@newportlibraryri.org
   

The Book Buddies Book Club is for readers in grades 3 - 5.  Children should read the book prior to each month's meeting and plan to come for book discussion, snacks, and a related activity.

The January book will be Alvin Ho:  Allergic to Girls, School, and Other Scary Things by Lenore Look.  A young boy in Concord, Massachusetts, who loves superheroes and comes from a long line of brave Chinese farmer-warriors, wants to make friends, but first he must overcome his fear of everything.  Lenore Look is the author of six Alvin Ho books as well as the Ruby Lu series.  She lives in New Jersey with her family.

Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children's Department, calling 401-847-8720 x204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.org.  For more information visit the Book Buddies Blog at http://www.nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_dragon 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire  session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday February 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 11:00 AM Bilingual Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Local Spanish teacher Dana Edward Ramey will provide a Bilingual Storytime for families with children ages 3 - 12.  These storytimes present children's books in English and Spanish, use songs and poems and provide a related activity.  Bilingual Storytime is excellent for families who speak Spanish as their first language as well as for children who are learning English or Spanish as a second language.  No registration is required.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Monday February 9, 2015 Go To Top
ent_circ_lion 1:30 PM After-Lunch Bunch Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 2-4 years old and a caregiver are invited to come for stories, rhymes, songs and a simple craft every other Monday afternoon!  Registration is required for the entire session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To register visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials are provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in January and February.  No registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday February 10, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Squigglers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 15 months through 2 years old and a caregiver are invited to attend Squigglers!  This program features read-alouds, rhymes, fingerplays and songs.  It is designed to help young children with developing verbal skills and promote an early interest in books and reading.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
holiday_heart2 4:00 PM Valentine Chocolate Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children, ages 6 - 12, are invited to a Valentine Chocolate Party.  They will have the opportunity to make a variety of Valentine craft projects.  Candy treats and hot chocolate will be served.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

Registration is required and begins Tuesday, January 27th.  To sign up, visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 x204.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday February 11, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Families are invited each week to sing, dance, and have fun together in this new weekly program! Each session will be full of classic kids songs sure to delight young and old.  Ages 0-5.  No registration, just drop in.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Tiny Tots Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children birth to 14 months and a caregiver are invited to join our Tiny Tots program.  This program uses read-alouds and nursery rhymes to help babies learn the rhythms and patterns of speech.  Parents and children are given time to read board books together, followed by a brief play period and a chance for parents to network together.  No registration is required for this free program held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Thursday February 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_crown 10:30 AM Step-Up Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 3 & 4 and a caregiver are invited to attend Step-Up Storytime.  This program consists of read-alouds, activity rhymes, songs and a craft project.  It helps young children with developing social skills and promotes an interest in reading.  Registration is required for the entire session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
anim_dragon 3:45 PM After-School Adventure Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 5 - 7 years old are invited to attend After-School Adventure.  This program features read-alouds, songs, activities and a craft.  It is designed to support emerging readers and promote school readiness.  Children attend independent of their parents.  Registration is required for the entire  session and begins on Tuesday, January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday February 14, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_heart1 11:00 AM Tween Program: Sweet Treats Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tweens, ages 8 - 12, are invited to celebrate Valentine's Day at the library and create candy!  Make candy apples creations and other fun sweet candy treats.  All materials will be provided for this free program.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

Registration is required and begins on January 6th.  To sign up visit the Children's Desk or call 401-847-8720 x204.

    Location: Children's Program Room
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Tuesday February 17, 2015 Go To Top
anim_paw 10:30 AM Animal World Experience - Winter Wonders Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Ever wonder what animals do in the winter?  Join Animal World Experience and explore the many ways that animals survive in, and thrive in the winter.  What you find out will shock and amaze you!  Following the presentation, children will have the opportunity to interact with a variety of different animals.

No registration is required for this free program - just drop in!  For children ages 4 - 12.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Wednesday February 18, 2015 Go To Top
anim_penguin 10:30 AM Musician Sarah Gardner - Warm Winter Sing-A-Long Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Join musician Sarah Gardner for a Warm Winter Sing-A-Long in the lower level program room.  Hear winter songs, dreidel rhymes and the Snowman Pokey!  Flap your flippers during the Penguin Dance and join in with the jingling and jumping.  No registration is required for this free event, just drop in!  All are welcome, however this program is best suited for younger children, ages 0 - 5.  For more information contact the Children's Department at 401-847-8720 x204.

    Location: Library Program Room
Friday February 20, 2015 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 2:30 PM Kids Movie Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to view the The Boxtrolls, rated PG.  Subterranean trolls raise an orphaned boy, who helps them fight back against an evil exterminator and make peace with the fearful residents of an upper-crust Victorian-era town known for its world-class cheeses.  No registration is required.  Held in the lower level program room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Monday February 23, 2015 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM LEGO Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Children ages 6 - 12 are invited to join the new LEGO Club!  Building with LEGOs inspires creativity and helps lay the foundation for logical mathematical thinking, scientific reasoning and problem solving.  LEGO Club also provides the opportunity for team building and/or individual expression.  LEGO Club will meet every other Monday afternoon from 4pm-6pm in January and February.  No registration is required - just drop in!

All Materials will be provided for this free program.  LEGO creations must stay at the library, so bring a camera!  Please leave your own LEGOs at home so that you don't lose your favorite pieces.

Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Tuesday February 24, 2015 Go To Top
office_lightbulb 4:00 PM Tween Advisory Group (TAG) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Tweens, ages 8 - 12, are invited to join the Tween Adivsory Group (TAG).  Participating in TAG wil give kids an opportunity to be involved in what they see and do at the library.  TAG will meet once per month to discuss books, plan programs and work on special projects.  In addition, kids will enjoy a light snack and craft activity at every meeting!  No registration required.

The February craft will be felt fortune cookies!

    Location: Children's Program Room
Wednesday February 25, 2015 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM Kids' Guitar Sing-A-Long Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Families are invited each week to sing, dance, and have fun together in this new weekly program! Each session will be full of classic kids songs sure to delight young and old.  Ages 0-5.  No registration, just drop in.  Held in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.
 

    Location: Children's Program Room
 
food_cupcake.GIF 4:00 PM Book Buddies Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

The Book Buddies Book Club is for readers in grades 3 - 5.  Children should read the book prior to each month's meeting and plan to come for book discussion, snacks, and a related activity. 

The February book will be The Secret Science Alliance and the Copycat Crook by Eleanor Davis.  Eleven-year-old Julian Calendar thought changing schools would mean leaving his "nerdy" persona behind, but instead he forms an alliance with fellow inventors Greta and Ben and works with them to prevent an adult from using one of their gadgets for nefarious purposes.  Eleanor Davis lives in Georgia with her family.

Registration is required.  Please register by visiting the Children's Department, calling 401-847-8720 x204, or emailing cgould@newportlibraryri.org.  For more information visit the Book Buddies Blog at http://www.nplbookbuddies.blogspot.com.

    Location: Children's Program Room
Saturday March 28, 2015 Go To Top
ent_violin 10:30 AM Newport String Project Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Ages 5 - 10. 

No Registration Required.

Children and parents are invited to a morning of music and storytelling.  With the help of students from the Martin Luther King Center, the Newport String Project presents the story of Diego and his magic violin.  Families will be able to listen to and participate in this magical tale.  

Held in the Lower Level Program Room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Monday April 20, 2015 Go To Top
anim_chicken 2:30 PM Casey Farm - Project Chick Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Ages 4 - 12.  A presentation by Casey Farm - learn about how chickens are raised on the farm along with information on the life cycle of a bird and all about eggs.  Touch and interact with a mother hen and baby chicks!

Casey Farm will also set up an incubator full of fertilized chicken eggs in the Children's Preschool Area.  Children can watch as the eggs take about 21 days to hatch (the chicks will hatch on or around May 12th).  Once the chicks hatch they will remain in the library for approximately 1 week before going home to the farm.  The process of eggs hatching into chicks may be observed live at the library or in real time over our web cam on the library website.

No registration required.  Held in Lower Level Program Room.

    Location: Library Program Room
Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
ent_stage1 10:30 AM Hampstead Stage Company - Pinocchio Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Department   847-8720 x204   
   

Ages 5 - 12.  From Hampstead Stage Company's website:  "Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio is the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine.  Join the wooden marionette on his journey to become a real boy!  Through Pinocchio's mischievous adventures, he discovers that to truly be human is to be good-hearted and brave.  This is a story of self-discovery, transformation, and redemption.  Through this play, we hope to teach students the importance of honesty, education, and gratitude."

No registration required.  Held in the Lower Level Program Room.

    Location: Library Program Room
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