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Monday April 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
trans_space_shuttle 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM AEROSPACE/EARTH Science Project Fun! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

AEROSPACE is the pure science and technology of atmospheric and space flight.  The term AEROSPACE  combines the terms "aeronautics" and "space."

Each class will be presented in a "Science Standard"/STEM (science, technology, engineering) format. These formats include:

  • A brief historical background 
  • An overview of energy and fuel that will be used
  • Scientific Theory and application of Newton's laws
  • Putting theory into motion-watch your projects go!

The classes work best if you attend each one. If anyone misses 2 classes without notifying the children's library their spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

These classes are intended for ages 8-14 years old.

Register with a brother, sister or friend and be a science team!

Special thanks to the Rhode Island and Massachusettes Civil Air Patrols for their committment to education and for compiling all the aerospace activities.

Aerospace Education    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Boys Town New England Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-214-4967   
   

Parent Education Program - Common Sense Parenting Classes

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday April 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

This week's theme: Elephants

       

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Medicare Educational Seminar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Foster   401-459-5854   michael.foster@bcbsri.org
   

Seminar by Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday April 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Computación para principiantes básico (del ratón al tablero) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Incluyendo: el uso básico del ratón y tablero, identificación de las partes de una computadora personal, como utilizar la barra de herramientas básicas de Windows y sus funciones. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes. No necesita Experiencia, Cupo limitado.

 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to the personal computer field covering basic features of using a PC. It will include but limited to: the basics use of the mouse, keyboard and Windows toolbars basic functions and identifying basic parts of a personal computer. This session is for beginners.

 

Miércoles 26, 2017
02:00 pm-04:00 pm

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Thursday April 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_megaphone.GIF 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM English Conversation Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Anne Perez   401-725-3714 ext.221   cperez@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

No Registration Required

Join an English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English & share your language tips, tricks, & experiences in English with other English learners. (All topics chosen by the circle members in the previous week.)

 

DiscussionTopic: MOVIES!

Choose a favorite movie. Write a paragraph or two about why you chose the movie. 

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
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Friday April 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Eckankar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Vida   401-365-0660   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jobs Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
trans_schoolbus 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Field Trip to the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

The Pawtucket Public Library welcomes the 2nd grade students from Nathanael Greene Elementary School to the library for a field trip.

The students will take a tour of the Children's Library, learn about the Ocean State Libraries online catalog, the print and nonprint library collections,

and particpate in Lego Club.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
rec_legoguy 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian    401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Come join the LEGO fun! Through dramatic and constructive play, children develop early literacy skills and develop foundations for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math curriculum (STEM) by playing with LEGOs.

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday April 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias: en el uso y configuración de la barra de tareas, el menú de inicio y el escritorio de Windows 7.  Como hacer un archivo de audio y un audio CD. Como crear una carpeta nueva. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes.” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado 


 This workshop will cover basic features of personal computing. Skills: on the use and configuration of the taskbar, the start menu and the Windows 7 desktop. Creation of an audio file an audio CD, and a new folder.

This session is for beginners. "Knowledge of the basic functions of Windows is required

 

Sábado Abril 29, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 
lib_bookshelf 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Bilingual Family Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Bilingual Family Story Class / Clase de Cuentos Bilingües en Familia

                 

Families and their children are invited to a special Bilingual Family Story Class. This is a FREE program for children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. It will be held every other Saturday starting April 1st (April 15th, 29th, May 13th and June 10th). We will have fun interactive stories to help build vocabulary and improve language skills, hands-on craft/activities, and traditional songs to encourage social interaction and obtain cultural awareness. Whether your child's first language is English, Spanish or both this program is something the whole family will enjoy. Registration encouraged, but not required.

(No story hour on Saturday, May 27th Holiday ~ Memorial Day Weekend)

    Location: Caidin Room
 
ent_film-reel 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sensory Friendly Movie at the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

     

Sensory Friendly Movie at the Library

Families with children on the Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other special needs are invited for a free movie at the library! To make our audience comfortable, we will be dimming the lights and turning the sound down. The children are also welcome to dance, sing, shout, walk and get up during the movie. Children of all abilities are invited to attend. Join us in our first movie showing, bring a snack and enjoy the show! No registration required.

*A parent or a caregiver must accompany their child. 

For a visual social story, please email mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Turkish American Cultural Society of RI Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: TACSRI     tascri@gmail.com
   

Turkish Class for Children of Ages 6+

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias: en el uso y configuración de la barra de tareas, el menú de inicio y el escritorio de Windows 7.  Como hacer un archivo de audio y un audio CD. Como crear una carpeta nueva. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes.” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado 


 This workshop will cover basic features of personal computing. Skills: on the use and configuration of the taskbar, the start menu and the Windows 7 desktop. Creation of an audio file an audio CD, and a new folder.

This session is for beginners. "Knowledge of the basic functions of Windows is required

 

Sábado Abril 29, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

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Monday May 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Showing: Mr. Church  Rated PG-13 Running Time: 1 hour and 44 minutes. Library Auditorium. All film showings are always free.

Mr. Church tells the story of a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook - Henry Joseph Church. What begins as a six month arrangement instead spans into fifteen years and creates a family bond that lasts forever.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Come practice/play Minecraft in the Pawtucket Library's own server! 12 Laptops available and only students on  these laptops will be in your world.

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Boys Town New England Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-214-4967   
   

Parent Education Program - Common Sense Parenting Classes

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday May 2, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

This week's theme: The Moon

      

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Elite Competitive Dancers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Information meeting

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Wednesday May 3, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte 1 Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias: en el uso y configuración de la barra de tareas, el menú de inicio y el escritorio de Windows 7.  Como hacer un archivo de audio y un audio CD. Como crear una carpeta nueva. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes.” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado 


 This workshop will cover basic features of personal computing. Skills: on the use and configuration of the taskbar, the start menu and the Windows 7 desktop. Creation of an audio file an audio CD, and a new folder.

This session is for beginners. "Knowledge of the basic functions of Windows is required

 

Miércoles Mayo 3, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

   (2016, PG, 113 minutes)

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
Thursday May 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM English Conversation Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Anne Perez   401-725-3714 ext.221   cperez@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join an English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English & share your language tips, tricks, & experiences in English with other English learners. (All topics chosen by the circle members in the previous week.)

No Registration

DiscussionTopic: TBA (To Be Announced)

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Foster Forward Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Foster/adoptive parent and mentor recruitment

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday May 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jobs Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
Saturday May 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias en: como instalar y desinstalar un programa de anti-virus y Anti-Spyware. Conectar la PC a una red WI-FI, dispositivo Bluetooth.   Como escanear una foto o documento del papel a la Computadora Personal.Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

This Hands-on workshop will cover: Installing software’s from the internet anti-virus and Anti-Spyware. How to uninstall software’s from a Personal Computer? Connecting a PC to a WI-FI network. Scanning a document to a PC. How and why backup data.

 

Sábado Mayo 6, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Kids Reading Across RI: Book Club for Kids Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-729-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

This year's Kids Reading Across RI selection is Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks and Gita Varadarajan.

 

Book Summary: Ravi has just moved to the United States from India and has always been at the top of his class; Joe has lived in the same town his whole life and has learning problems--but when their lives intersect in the first week of fifth grade they are brought together by a common enemy (the biggest bully in their class) and the need to take control of their lives.

Join us at the Pawtucket Public Library for a Book Club for Kids session. The following week on Sat. May 13th from 2pm -4pm attend the Kick-Off Event for Kids Reading Across RI at the RI State House to meet the author, get your book signed, and participate in fun activities.

This summer reading program is Rhode Island’s statewide One State, One Book initiative for students in grades 3-6. Activities include a kick-off event at the State House with the author, writing workshops, book signings, fun family activities and demonstrations linked to the themes of the book. Kids Reading Across Rhode Island is offered in partnership with the Rhode Island Office of Library and Information Services’ Summer Reading Program and the RI Center for the Book.

 

    Location: Caidin Room
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias en: como instalar y desinstalar un programa de anti-virus y Anti-Spyware. Conectar la PC a una red WI-FI, dispositivo Bluetooth.   Como escanear una foto o documento del papel a la Computadora Personal.Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

This Hands-on workshop will cover: Installing software’s from the internet anti-virus and Anti-Spyware. How to uninstall software’s from a Personal Computer? Connecting a PC to a WI-FI network. Scanning a document to a PC. How and why backup data.

 

Sábado Mayo 6, 2017
02:00 pm-04:00 pm

Sunday May 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 12:05 PM  -  3:45 PM 1984 Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Jeffers     programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

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    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday May 8, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
trans_space_shuttle 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM AEROSPACE/EARTH Science Project Fun! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

AEROSPACE is the pure science and technology of atmospheric and space flight.  The term AEROSPACE  combines the terms "aeronautics" and "space."

Each class will be presented in a "Science Standard"/STEM (science, technology, engineering) format. These formats include:

  • A brief historical background 
  • An overview of energy and fuel that will be used
  • Scientific Theory and application of Newton's laws
  • Putting theory into motion-watch your projects go!

The classes work best if you attend each one. If anyone misses 2 classes without notifying the children's library their spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

These classes are intended for ages 8-14 years old.

Register with a brother, sister or friend and be a science team!

Special thanks to the Rhode Island and Massachusettes Civil Air Patrols for their committment to education and for compiling all the aerospace activities.

Aerospace Education    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Boys Town New England Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    401-214-4967   
   

Parent Education Program - Common Sense Parenting Classes

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday May 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday May 10, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Windows 7 Parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de la computación personal. Competencias en: como instalar y desinstalar un programa de anti-virus y Anti-Spyware. Conectar la PC a una red WI-FI, dispositivo Bluetooth.   Como escanear una foto o documento del papel a la Computadora Personal.Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

This Hands-on workshop will cover: Installing software’s from the internet anti-virus and Anti-Spyware. How to uninstall software’s from a Personal Computer? Connecting a PC to a WI-FI network. Scanning a document to a PC. How and why backup data.

 

Miércoles Mayo 10, 2017
02:00 pm-04:00 pm

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Room Unavailable
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Thursday May 11, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
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misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM English Conversation Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Anne Perez   401-725-3714 ext.221   cperez@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join an English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English & share your language tips, tricks, & experiences in English with other English learners. (All topics chosen by the circle members in the previous week.)

No Registration

DiscussionTopic: TBA (To Be Announced)

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Drop-In Crafty Thursday with Miss Maria Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Drop-In Crafty Thursday with Miss Maria

                

Drop in to make a fun afternoon craft the second Thursday of every month (April 13th, May 11th and June 9th). Best for children ages 5 and up, but younger children are welcome with caregiver help. Free - all materials provided. No registration required.

 

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Medicare Educational Seminar Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Foster   401-459-5854   michael.foster@bcbsri.org
   

Seminar by Blue Cross Blue Shield of RI

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday May 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jobs Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
Saturday May 13, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  3:30 PM R I Hispanic Bar Association Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
lib_bookshelf 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Bilingual Family Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Bilingual Family Story Class / Clase de Cuentos Bilingües en Familia

                 

Families and their children are invited to a special Bilingual Family Story Class. This is a FREE program for children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. It will be held every other Saturday starting April 1st (April 15th, 29th, May 13th and June 10th). We will have fun interactive stories to help build vocabulary and improve language skills, hands-on craft/activities, and traditional songs to encourage social interaction and obtain cultural awareness. Whether your child's first language is English, Spanish or both this program is something the whole family will enjoy. Registration encouraged, but not required.

(No story hour on Saturday, May 27th Holiday ~ Memorial Day Weekend)

    Location: Caidin Room
Sunday May 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
Monday May 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Minecraft Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Come practice/play Minecraft in the Pawtucket Library's own server! 12 Laptops available and only students on  these laptops will be in your world.

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday May 16, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday May 17, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Room Unavailable
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Thursday May 18, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM English Conversation Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Anne Perez   401-725-3714 ext.221   cperez@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join an English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English & share your language tips, tricks, & experiences in English with other English learners. (All topics chosen by the circle members in the previous week.)

No Registration

DiscussionTopic: TBA (To Be Announced)

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday May 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jobs Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
Saturday May 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
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misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al uso de él internet, competencias en: cómo funciona el internet, Su terminología básica, el uso de navegadores web tales como (Internet Explorer o Mozilla Firefox), el uso de un motor de búsqueda tal como Google y la forma efectiva de realizar una búsqueda en la web. Navegación por la web y la evaluación de diferentes páginas de Internet o sitio web. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado. 


 This workshop introduces users to the Internet. Including: how the Internet works, basic internet terminology, using a web browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) and the use of searches engines like Google to conduct an effective searches, navigating the web and evaluating web sites.

 

Sábado Mayo 20, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 
rec_scissors&glue 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Room Unavailable
    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al uso de él internet, competencias en: cómo funciona el internet, Su terminología básica, el uso de navegadores web tales como (Internet Explorer o Mozilla Firefox), el uso de un motor de búsqueda tal como Google y la forma efectiva de realizar una búsqueda en la web. Navegación por la web y la evaluación de diferentes páginas de Internet o sitio web. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado. 


 This workshop introduces users to the Internet. Including: how the Internet works, basic internet terminology, using a web browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) and the use of searches engines like Google to conduct an effective searches, navigating the web and evaluating web sites.

 

Sábado Mayo 20, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Sunday May 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
Monday May 22, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
trans_space_shuttle 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM AEROSPACE/EARTH Science Project Fun! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

AEROSPACE is the pure science and technology of atmospheric and space flight.  The term AEROSPACE  combines the terms "aeronautics" and "space."

Each class will be presented in a "Science Standard"/STEM (science, technology, engineering) format. These formats include:

  • A brief historical background 
  • An overview of energy and fuel that will be used
  • Scientific Theory and application of Newton's laws
  • Putting theory into motion-watch your projects go!

The classes work best if you attend each one. If anyone misses 2 classes without notifying the children's library their spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.

These classes are intended for ages 8-14 years old.

Register with a brother, sister or friend and be a science team!

Special thanks to the Rhode Island and Massachusettes Civil Air Patrols for their committment to education and for compiling all the aerospace activities.

Aerospace Education    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday May 23, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday May 24, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

NO STORY CLASS FOR THIS DAY ONLY.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al uso de él internet, competencias en: cómo funciona el internet, Su terminología básica, el uso de navegadores web tales como (Internet Explorer o Mozilla Firefox), el uso de un motor de búsqueda tal como Google y la forma efectiva de realizar una búsqueda en la web. Navegación por la web y la evaluación de diferentes páginas de Internet o sitio web. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado. 


 This workshop introduces users to the Internet. Including: how the Internet works, basic internet terminology, using a web browser (Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox) and the use of searches engines like Google to conduct an effective searches, navigating the web and evaluating web sites.

 

Miércoles Mayo 20, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 
ent_masks_bw 3:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room Unavailable
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Thursday May 25, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_usflag 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM English Conversation Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carrie Anne Perez   401-725-3714 ext.221   cperez@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join an English Conversation Circle to practice speaking English & share your language tips, tricks, & experiences in English with other English learners. (All topics chosen by the circle members in the previous week.)

No Registration

DiscussionTopic: TBA (To Be Announced)

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  5:00 PM City of Pawtucket Law Department Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Law Department      
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Center for Early Learning Professionals/EDC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professional development series for child care providers

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday May 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  4:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Jobs Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Memorial Day Weekend - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Memorial Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday May 30, 2017 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette 9:00 AM  -  8:45 PM Welcoming Rhode Island Exhibit Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   401-725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Celebrating Immigrants in Rhode Island through Storytelling
 
The library is hosting Welcoming Rhode Island, an exhibit prepared by Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, from May 2 to 30, 2017.  Welcoming Rhode Island is a community-based initiative that seeks to affirm our state as a welcoming place for all.  The exhibit highlights stories of migration, representing a collectively rich account of individuals’ and families’ challenges and successes in settling into an entirely new country and way of life.

The exhibit, free and open to the public, has been made possible through the generous support of Pawtucket Credit Union, the Island Foundation, and a grant from the ADDD Fund at The Rhode Island Foundation, a charitable community trust serving the people of Rhode Island.

    Location: Lobby
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday May 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al mundo de las redes sociales, competencias en: cómo crear una cuenta de correo electrónico en Gmail Youtube y cuenta en Facebook. Como adjuntar un documento o cargar o descargar un video en Youtube. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to the world of the social network including: how to setup and account on Gmail and attaching a file to it, Youtube Facebook. How to downloading and uploading a video on Youtube and more

 

Miécoles Mayo 31, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Center for Early Learning Professionals/EDC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professional development series for child care providers

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday June 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al mundo de las redes sociales, competencias en: cómo crear una cuenta de correo electrónico en Gmail Youtube y cuenta en Facebook. Como adjuntar un documento o cargar o descargar un video en Youtube. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to the world of the social network including: how to setup and account on Gmail and attaching a file to it, Youtube Facebook. How to downloading and uploading a video on Youtube and more

 

Sábado June 3, 2017
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: The Dancing Pancake Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Quinterrion Waits, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   qwaits@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

This month's book is The Dancing Pancake by Eileen Spinelli & illustrated by Joanne Lew-Vriethoff

Summary: (Novel in verse) Eleven-year-old Belinda "Bindi" Winkler and her family find their way through tough times with the love and support of the community that grows around their newly opened restaurant, "The Dancing Pancake."

A monthly book club for kids in elementary school. Sign up in the Children's Library to get a copy of the book from the library. The first 15 kids who sign up will receive a FREE hardcover copy of the book, generously provided by the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library. When the free copies have been all given out, families can borrow a copy of the book from the library. Kids can read the book on their own or with someone else. All the readers are invited to attend the Book Club for Kids program on Saturday, June 3rd  at 11:00am in the Children’s Caidin Room to laugh about favorite parts, play a trivia game, and make a craft.

A special thank you to the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library for sponsoring the Book Club for Kids program.

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Library Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed      
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al mundo de las redes sociales, competencias en: cómo crear una cuenta de correo electrónico en Gmail Youtube y cuenta en Facebook. Como adjuntar un documento o cargar o descargar un video en Youtube. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to the world of the social network including: how to setup and account on Gmail and attaching a file to it, Youtube Facebook. How to downloading and uploading a video on Youtube and more

 

Sábado June 3, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

Monday June 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Indivisible RI - Pawtucket Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday June 6, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Elite Competitive Dancers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Information meeting

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Wednesday June 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción al uso del Internet parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller introducirá al usuario al mundo de las redes sociales, competencias en: cómo crear una cuenta de correo electrónico en Gmail Youtube y cuenta en Facebook. Como adjuntar un documento o cargar o descargar un video en Youtube. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Windows 7 parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to the world of the social network including: how to setup and account on Gmail and attaching a file to it, Youtube Facebook. How to downloading and uploading a video on Youtube and more

 

Miércoles June 7, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizenship Preparation Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Caidin Room
Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM City of Pawtucket Law Dept Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Transition to College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
rec_scissors&glue 3:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Drop-In Crafty Thursday with Miss Maria Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Drop-In Crafty Thursday with Miss Maria

                

Drop in to make a fun afternoon craft the second Thursday of every month (April 13th, May 11th and June 9th). Best for children ages 5 and up, but younger children are welcome with caregiver help. Free - all materials provided. No registration required.

 

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM URI Focus Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Focus Group

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Advanced ESL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Julie Fischer   725-9261   
   

RIFLI

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Saturday June 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: como crear una presentación, creación de plantillas combinación de esquemas de colores del fondo de las planillas y la inserción de fotos, imágenes. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes
Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. It will include: how to create a presentation, your own template, color schemes and background of a new slide and how to insert an images an photos to a presentation.

Sábado Junio 10, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 

 
lib_bookshelf 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Bilingual Family Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Bilingual Family Story Class / Clase de Cuentos Bilingües en Familia

                 

Families and their children are invited to a special Bilingual Family Story Class. This is a FREE program for children of all ages and their parents/caregivers. It will be held every other Saturday starting April 1st (April 15th, 29th, May 13th and June 10th). We will have fun interactive stories to help build vocabulary and improve language skills, hands-on craft/activities, and traditional songs to encourage social interaction and obtain cultural awareness. Whether your child's first language is English, Spanish or both this program is something the whole family will enjoy. Registration encouraged, but not required.

(No story hour on Saturday, May 27th Holiday ~ Memorial Day Weekend)

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: como crear una presentación, creación de plantillas combinación de esquemas de colores del fondo de las planillas y la inserción de fotos, imágenes. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes
Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. It will include: how to create a presentation, your own template, color schemes and background of a new slide and how to insert an images an photos to a presentation.

Sábado Junio 10, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday June 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookshelf 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Agnes Little School ~ Library Field Trip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

The Pawtucket Public Library welcomes the 2nd grade students from Agnes Little Elementary to the library for a field trip.

The students will take a tour of the Children's Library, learn about the Ocean State Libraries online catalog, the print and nonprint library collections,

and particpate in Lego Club.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM HTML/CSS Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan   725-3714 X202   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

To register:  Call 401-725-3714 X202 or Email programs@pawtucketlibrary.org

    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday June 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte I Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características básicas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: como crear una presentación, creación de plantillas combinación de esquemas de colores del fondo de las planillas y la inserción de fotos, imágenes. Este periodo de sesiones es para principiantes
Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.

 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to basic features of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. It will include: how to create a presentation, your own template, color schemes and background of a new slide and how to insert an images an photos to a presentation.

Miércoles Junio 14, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

Thursday June 15, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
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misc_none 5:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Center for Early Learning Professionals/EDC Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Professional development series for child care providers

    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday June 16, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookshelf 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Agnes Little School ~ Library Field Trip Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

The Pawtucket Public Library welcomes the 2nd grade students from Agnes Little Elementary to the library for a field trip.

The students will take a tour of the Children's Library, learn about the Ocean State Libraries online catalog, the print and nonprint library collections,

and particpate in Lego Club.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Saturday June 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

  Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características avanzadas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: inserción de gráficos, tablas, diagramas y elementos de multimedia tales como: sonido y animación de video. Este periodo de sesiones es para avanzados. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to advance features of Microsoft Power Point 2016. It will include: how to insert an clip art, a charts, a table and graphs an element of multimedia like sound, video illustration and animation to a presentation of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Sábado Junio 17, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 

 
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    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

  Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características avanzadas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: inserción de gráficos, tablas, diagramas y elementos de multimedia tales como: sonido y animación de video. Este periodo de sesiones es para avanzados. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to advance features of Microsoft Power Point 2016. It will include: how to insert an clip art, a charts, a table and graphs an element of multimedia like sound, video illustration and animation to a presentation of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Sábado Junio 17, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

Monday June 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday June 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
Wednesday June 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:30 PM RHD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Introducción a Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 parte II Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

  Utilizando un enfoque práctico, este taller cubrirá características avanzadas de PowerPoint. Competencias en: inserción de gráficos, tablas, diagramas y elementos de multimedia tales como: sonido y animación de video. Este periodo de sesiones es para avanzados. Se recomienda que haya asistido a “introducción a Microsoft Word parte I” Se requiere conocimiento de las funciones básicas de Windows. Cupo limitado.


 This Hands-on workshop will introduce users to advance features of Microsoft Power Point 2016. It will include: how to insert an clip art, a charts, a table and graphs an element of multimedia like sound, video illustration and animation to a presentation of Microsoft PowerPoint 2016.

Miércoles Junio 21, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
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Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Redes Sociales (Social Networking) Let’s Connect Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

   Utilizando los conocimientos adquirido durante las clases anteriores los estudiantes, crearan cuentas de email, Facebook y Youtube. Este taller introducirá al usuario a las redes sociales y a compartir videos en línea. Cupo limitado.

 Using the skills learn during previous classes the student will create email, Facebook and Youtube accounts. This hands-on workshop will introduce user to the social networking and video sharing online.

Sábado Junio 24, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Redes Sociales (Social Networking) Let’s Connect Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

   Utilizando los conocimientos adquirido durante las clases anteriores los estudiantes, crearan cuentas de email, Facebook y Youtube. Este taller introducirá al usuario a las redes sociales y a compartir videos en línea. Cupo limitado.

 Using the skills learn during previous classes the student will create email, Facebook and Youtube accounts. This hands-on workshop will introduce user to the social networking and video sharing online.

Sábado Junio 24, 2017
0200 pm- 04:00 pm

Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
ent_violin 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Fiddle N' Fun-Summer Reading Kickoff Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Fiddle N' Fun brings play to learning and learning to play! Singing, listening games, movement, instruments and music learning experiences with certified music educator Joel Beauchemin.

Fiddle N' Fun    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Beginners ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
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Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Beginning ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Toddler Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Maria Cotto   401-725-3714 x209   mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

Toddlers ages 2-3 years old with their adult caregivers are invited to the library for stories, songs, rhymes, and activities to share reading fun together!  Siblings are always welcome!

Free.  No registration needed.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Redes Sociales (Social Networking) Let’s Connect Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

   Utilizando los conocimientos adquirido durante las clases anteriores los estudiantes, crearan cuentas de email, Facebook y Youtube. Este taller introducirá al usuario a las redes sociales y a compartir videos en línea. Cupo limitado.

 Using the skills learn during previous classes the student will create email, Facebook and Youtube accounts. This hands-on workshop will introduce user to the social networking and video sharing online.

Miércoles Junio 28, 2017
0200 pm- 04:00 pm

 
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Infant Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

These classes are babies' first story classes (usually  newborns through age 2 years) at the Pawtucket Library.  These classes have  stories, songs, rhymes and social play time. Mother Goose story classes are a wonderful way to share time with your baby while introducing a love of books and the library. We provide a fun environment  where babies and toddlers can work on their important early literacy skills. Registration not required.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learning Lounge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Learning Center - Lower Level
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Intermediate ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Advanced ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Angelis Baez   465-1636   
    Location: Dome Room
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Basic ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  1:30 PM Mixed Level ESOL Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Andrea Gomez   465-1636   
   

ILSR

    Location: Literacy Classroom
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Spanish computer Classes the final review. (El Repaso) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

En esta sección de clases los estudiantes podrán aclarar sus dudas sobre los temas tratados en las clases pasadas.

On this class session student will be allowed to ask question about any topic on preview classes. And general reviewed and final exercises will be presented.
 

Sábado Julio 1, 2017
10:00 am-12:00 pm

 

 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish computer Classes the final review. (El Repaso) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

En esta sección de clases los estudiantes podrán aclarar sus dudas sobre los temas tratados en las clases pasadas.

On this class session student will be allowed to ask question about any topic on preview classes. And general reviewed and final exercises will be presented.
 

Sábado Julio 1, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

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Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Independence Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish computer Classes the final review. (El Repaso) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: juan Figuereo   401-725-3714 ext 204   jfiguereo@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

En esta sección de clases los estudiantes podrán aclarar sus dudas sobre los temas tratados en las clases pasadas.

On this class session student will be allowed to ask question about any topic on preview classes. And general reviewed and final exercises will be presented.
 

Miércoles Julio 5, 2017
02:00 pm - 04:00 pm

 

 
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_note 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music with Miss Katie Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Back by popular demand!  Wiggle, giggle, shake and shout!  Kids help sing and write songs, dance and play instruments.  All ages welcome.

Miss Katie playscientist    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

This month's book is Clara Lee and the Apple Pie Dream by Jenny Han with pictures by Julia Kuo.

Summary: Korean American fourth-grader Clara Lee longs to be Little Miss Apple Pie, and when her luck seems suddenly to change for the better, she overcomes her fear of public speaking and enters the competition.

A monthly book club for kids in elementary school. Sign up in the Children's Library to get a copy of the book from the library. The first 15 kids who sign up will receive a FREE paperback copy of the book, generously provided by the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library. When the free copies have been all given out, families can borrow a copy of the book from the library. Kids can read the book on their own or with someone else. All the readers are invited to attend the Book Club for Kids program on Saturday, July 15th  at 11:00am in the Children’s Caidin Room to laugh about favorite parts, play a trivia game, and make a craft.

A special thank you to the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library for sponsoring the Book Club for Kids program.

    Location: Caidin Room
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
food_fastfood 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Ronald McDonald! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   
      

Program made possible through the support of  Mr. Lou Provenzano of Golden Arch

Enterprises and the McDonald’s Corporation. 

This 25-minute fun-filled educational performance will engage children with a creative mix of 
music, magic, and interative games, all intended to reinforce the idea that reading is fun 
and books are an important part of each day.
During the performance, Ronald McDonald and his friend,"Stoogie," a sock-puppet bookworm, 
share their excitement for reading and introduce other good friends - books! The show emphasizes
appropriate library use and proper care of books. Ultimately, Ronald McDonald delivers a powerful
message to children - reading is fun and book time is an important part of the day.
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
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anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Warm and Fuzzy Animal Adventures Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Warm and Fuzzy Petting Zoo! Come pet, swaddle, and feed fuzzy friends like bunnies, Guinea pigs, ferrets, chinchillas, ducks, hens and a rooster, tortoise, and goats.  All ages welcome.


Warm and Fuzzy Animal Adventures    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Victory Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Solar Eclipses--Science and Folklore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

In preparation for the partial solar eclipse on Monday, August 21st, Francine Jackson from Skyscrapers Inc. is going to explain the science behind what we'll observe Monday afternoon, safety tips for observing a solar eclipse, and some of the myths and folklore surrounding this astronomical phenomenon.

 

 

Attendees have the first opportunity to receive a free pair of safe eclipse viewing glasses.  Additional glasses will be available at the eclipse viewing party on the Sayles Library steps on Monday, August 21st at 1:30 pm.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
anim_spider 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Animal World Experience Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Home is Where the Heart Is:  How are the homes animals build like our homes? From lizard lounges to millipede mansions, learn about the shelters animals build and use.

Animal World Experience    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday August 21, 2017 Go To Top
nat_sun 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Solar Eclipse Viewing Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us on the steps of the Sayles Library building at 1:30 to observe the partial solar eclipse!

 

 

A limited supply of  free safe eclipse viewing glasses and educational materials will be available.

    Location: Lobby
 
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
rec_dance2 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Summer Reading Program Finale Party--Polynesian Dance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eugene Jeffers   401-725-3714 ext.209   ejeffers@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Back by popular demand:  Polynesian dance with Miss Lola!  Miss Lola will perform a variety of dance styles from Polynesia as we learn about music, props, and costuming.  Kids will learn fun choreography, too.


http://www.loladance.com/    
    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: Windblowne Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Quinterrion Waits, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   qwaits@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

This month's book is Windblowne by Stephen Messer

Summary: Hapless Oliver, who lives in the trees in the town of Windblowne, seeks his eccentric great-uncle Gilbert's help in creating a kite for the all-important kite festival, but when Gilbert suddenly disappears, Oliver is guided by one of Gilbert's kites in a quest through different worlds to find him.

A monthly book club for kids in elementary school. Sign up in the Children's Library to get a copy of the book from the library. The first 15 kids who sign up will receive a FREE paperback copy of the book, generously provided by the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library. When the free copies have been all given out, families can borrow a copy of the book from the library. Kids can read the book on their own or with someone else. All the readers are invited to attend the Book Club for Kids program on Saturday, Aug. 26th  at 11:00am in the Children’s Caidin Room to talk about favorite parts, play a trivia game, and make a craft.

A special thank you to the Friends of the Pawtucket Public Library for sponsoring the Book Club for Kids program.

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
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Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Labor Day Weekend - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Labor Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday September 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday September 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Saturday September 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Library Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed      
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Monday September 11, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday September 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Monday September 18, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday September 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday September 23, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: Waiting for the Magic Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday September 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Monday October 2, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday October 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday October 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Columbus Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday October 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
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Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM City of Pawtucket Law Dept Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Monday October 16, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday October 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday October 21, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: The Secret Science Alliance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

 

    Location: Caidin Room
Tuesday October 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday October 25, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Tuesday October 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Wednesday November 1, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Monday November 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Veterans' Day Observed - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday November 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday November 18, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Club for Kids: Clementine, Friend of the Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renee Perron, Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

    Location: Caidin Room
Monday November 20, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday November 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. This month we will discuss Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche.

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of Americanah may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Thanksgiving Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
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Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Day after Thanksgiving Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday November 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday December 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Friends of the Library Quarterly Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed      
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Monday December 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday December 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Wednesday December 6, 2017 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Family Movie Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   401-725-3714 x209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Children with their families are invited to the Campbell Auditorium for a free G or PG rated movie.
Bring a snack, sit back, and enjoy the show!
 
Kids age 10 and older may attend without a caregiver. 

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Tuesday December 12, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Saturday December 16, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM RICBA Book Club for Kids: Ollie's Odyssey Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

  

2018 Rhode Island Children's Book Award nominee

    Location: Caidin Room
Monday December 18, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Game Night Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tim McDuff     tmcduff@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Join us for an evening of board games and other tabletop games, enjoy one of the games from the library's collection or bring your own.

This event is intended for adults and older teens

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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Tuesday December 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Trustees Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Susan Reed   725-3714 X202   
    Location: Woolley Conference Room
 
anim_dog1 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Read to Therapy Dogs Tinker Bell and Wendy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   401-725-3714 x209   childrens@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Need to practice your reading?  Well it starts here with Tinkerbell and Wendy, the Pawtucket Library therapy dogs! Join the girls (including their human mom Dawn) and watch your reading improve along with your confidence at public speaking.*

Appointments are in 15 minute blocks, please call or email the library in advance.

"A study at Tufts University found that students who read to dogs have better outcomes than students who read to humans. They experienced a slight gain in reading ability and attitudes toward reading, while those who read to people experienced a decrease on both measures. Even more noticeable, there was no attrition in the dog group, while one third of those reading to humans failed to complete the program"- Library Journal

Library Journal Article    

    Location: Caidin Room
Sunday December 24, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Christmas Eve Day - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Christmas - Library Closed Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
Tuesday December 26, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Story Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Renée Perron   725-3714 ex. 209   rperron@pawtucketlibrary.org
   

Preschoolers (ages 3-5 with an adult caregiver) are invited to the library for stories, music, movement and other fun activities. Special guests Tinker Bell and Wendy, the library's therapy dogs, will be in theme related costumes to go along with this week's stories.Younger siblings are welcome. Registration is encouraged but not required. Stop by the Children's Room or call 725-3714 Ex. 209.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
Wednesday December 27, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookpurple 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Storied Lives Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Whitney Pape   (401) 725-3714 x231   programs@pawtucketlibraryl.org
   
Come join the Storied Lives Book Club at the Pawtucket Public Library, an opportunity to meet with other book lovers, hear their ideas about the books and share your own. 

The Storied Lives Book Club reads and shares thoughts about a new book every month. Copies of the current month's book may be checked out at the Circulation desk in the library. To sign up for the club, or for more information, please contact Whitney Pape at programs@pawtucketlibrary.org or 401-725-3714 x231.

    Location: Woolley Conference Room
Monday January 8, 2018 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Monday Matinee Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a free matinee screening of a current film.

    Location: Campbell Auditorium
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