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Monday July 23, 2018
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Bee Kind Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for an hour-long story, craft, and playtime with a focus on being kind to each other and to our planet! This storytime is best suited for children ages 4-6 and it will take place outdoors (weather permitting). The space is not enclosed on all sides and has limited shade - don't forget to wear sunscreen! No registration is required.

Week Five: Bee Kind to the Planet! - Recycled Paper-Making

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
 
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Karaoke & Face Painting Fun @ Central
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Spend a fun night with family and friends singing all your favorite songs while you anticipate what design you would like painted on your face by Creative Chica Director, Jennifer Rolfsema.

Recommended for children ages 4 - 8 yrs.  Tickets will be available a half-hour ahead of the performance in the Children's Room at the service desk.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Stuffed Animal Storytime @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring a stuffed animal to the library for stories, singing, playing and a craft! This story time program is intended for children ages 0-3, registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Allie  401-781-6116  agregory@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Music Maker Storytime @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
A story-based introduction to musical instruments for children ages 4-5 years old. Listen to books and music, watch videos, build instruments and play songs. Children attend this forty-five minute program independently. Caregivers must stay within the building.  Registration is required.
CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Drop in and make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  Open to all ages.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Warm & Fuzzy Animal Adventures @ Knightsville
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Come sit and cuddle with the animals!  Meet rabbits, guinea pigs, chinchillas and more!  Open to grades K through 5.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Books Rock! @ Central
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a series of stories and sound. Each week children entering Grades 1 through 5 will listen to stories, learn about different styles of music, and explore the art and science of sound. Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Edna   401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library
 
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Play Central @ Central
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

An open play program for parents and caregivers interested in nurturing the early literacy development of children through play.  Check out Storytime Station, offered at 3 convenient times during Play Central.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Video Game Rockstars @ Auburn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Come play rock and roll video games at the library. We will have a variety of Rock Band and Guitar Hero games for particpants to play and cheer on their friends. Recommended for grades K-5. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Allie  401-781-6116  agregory@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Rock with Me @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This half-hour music and movement program encourages children ages 0-5 to rock out to audio and video recordings of favorite songs. Come to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to everything from the Yellow Submarine to the Wheels on the Bus. Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at the youth services desk before the program.

CONTACT:  Emily  401-943-9080 x4  
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

Week Six Activity: Outdoor Fun with Bubbles! (weather permitting)

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Music Bingo @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Have fun and win prizes at this music-themed bingo game at the library! If you recognize the tune, mark it down on your BINGO card. This program is intended for children entering grades K - 5, registration is required.

Registration for summer programs will open June 1st.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Friday July 27, 2018
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Shake, Rattle, and Roll @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Drop in for Shake, Rattle, and Roll, a fun, noisy, interactive story and song event geared for kids ages 2-5.  Registration is not required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time for a free ticket!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Rock 'n Roll Book Club @ Oak Lawn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Children entering grades 1-4 are invited to a rockin' book club on Friday afternoons in the summer! Drop-ins are welcome for this fun and interactive reading club!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Bee Kind Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for an hour-long story, craft, and playtime with a focus on being kind to each other and to our planet! This storytime is best suited for children ages 4-6 and it will take place outdoors (weather permitting). The space is not enclosed on all sides and has limited shade - don't forget to wear sunscreen! No registration is required.

Week Six: Bee Kind to Families! - Popsicle Stick Picture Frame

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
 
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Pet Rocks @ Central
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Family Fun With Pet Rocks.  Come make your very own pet rock.  Art supplies will be availabe to create the family pet of your dreams.  Birth certificates available.  Stories too.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Stuffed Animal Storytime @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring a stuffed animal to the library for stories, singing, playing and a craft! This story time program is intended for children ages 0-3, registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Allie  401-781-6116  agregory@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Music Maker Storytime @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
A story-based introduction to musical instruments for children ages 4-5 years old. Listen to books and music, watch videos, build instruments and play songs. Children attend this forty-five minute program independently. Caregivers must stay within the building.  Registration is required.
CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Drop in and make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  Open to all ages.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Books Rock! @ Central
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a series of stories and sound. Each week children entering Grades 1 through 5 will listen to stories, learn about different styles of music, and explore the art and science of sound. Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Edna   401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library
 
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Play Central @ Central
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

An open play program for parents and caregivers interested in nurturing the early literacy development of children through play.  Check out Storytime Station, offered at 3 convenient times during Play Central.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Reverse Engineer Instruments @ Auburn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art (RIMOSA) presents an exploration of sound, 3D construction, and music at this build your own instrument workshop. Participants will make their own instruments and then "rock out" by creating improvisational music and sound! Recommended for grades K-5. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Allie  401-781-6116  agregory@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Rock with Me @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This half-hour music and movement program encourages children ages 0-5 to rock out to audio and video recordings of favorite songs. Come to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to everything from the Yellow Submarine to the Wheels on the Bus. Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at the youth services desk before the program.

CONTACT:  Emily  401-943-9080 x4  
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

Week Seven: Floating Sailboat

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Quidditch Tournament @ Hall
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Calling all witches and wizards! Join us for the annual Quidditch Tournament at the library, featuring the competition itself, raffle prizes, and snacks! This program is intended for children entering Grades 4 - 9, registration is required.

Registration for summer programs will open June 1st.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Friday August 3, 2018
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Shake, Rattle, and Roll @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Drop in for Shake, Rattle, and Roll, a fun, noisy, interactive story and song event geared for kids ages 2-5.  Registration is not required. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time for a free ticket!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Rock 'n Roll Book Club @ Oak Lawn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Children entering grades 1-4 are invited to a rockin' book club on Friday afternoons in the summer! Drop-ins are welcome for this fun and interactive reading club!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday August 6, 2018
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Bee Kind Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for an hour-long story, craft, and playtime with a focus on being kind to each other and to our planet! This storytime is best suited for children ages 4-6 and it will take place outdoors (weather permitting). The space is not enclosed on all sides and has limited shade - don't forget to wear sunscreen! No registration is required.

Week One: Bee Kind When the Going Gets Tough! - Dreamcatchers

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
 
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Rock-a-Baby @ Central
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

This live ensemble includes three performers, three puppets, and big books that are sung to original music.

Recommended for ages 4 - 8 yrs.  Tickets will be available a half hour before the performance in the Children's Room at the service desk.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Stuffed Animal Storytime @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Bring a stuffed animal to the library for stories, singing, playing and a craft! This story time program is intended for children ages 0-3, registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Allie  401-781-6116  agregory@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Music Maker Storytime @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
A story-based introduction to musical instruments for children ages 4-5 years old. Listen to books and music, watch videos, build instruments and play songs. Children attend this forty-five minute program independently. Caregivers must stay within the building.  Registration is required.
CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Drop-In Craft @ Knightsville
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Drop in and make a fun craft!  All materials provided.  Open to all ages.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Books Rock! @ Central
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Join us for a series of stories and sound. Each week children entering Grades 1 through 5 will listen to stories, learn about different styles of music, and explore the art and science of sound. Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Edna   401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

 

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Library
 
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Play Central @ Central
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

An open play program for parents and caregivers interested in nurturing the early literacy development of children through play.  Check out Storytime Station, offered at 3 convenient times during Play Central.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Storytime Station @ Central
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This 20-minute storytime features lots of rhymes, fingerplays, and songs--perfect for the youngest children. It is offered at 3 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session, a 10:30 am session and an 11:00 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

 

Also, Check out Play Central, an open play program, which is offered from 10:00 to 11:30 am allowing you to transition from play to storytime or storytime to play seamlessly.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x118  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Rock with Me @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

This half-hour music and movement program encourages children ages 0-5 to rock out to audio and video recordings of favorite songs. Come to dance, sing, and learn hand motions to everything from the Yellow Submarine to the Wheels on the Bus. Space is limited. Tickets will be handed out at the youth services desk before the program.

CONTACT:  Emily  401-943-9080 x4  
LOCATION: James T. Giles Community Room
 
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

Week Eight Activity: Outside Chalk Play (weather permitting)

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Premier Martial Arts Workshop @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for a karate demonstration and workshop presented by the instructors and students of Premier Martial Arts. This program is open to children entering Grades K - 5, no registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Friday August 10, 2018
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Fiddle 'N Fun @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join Fiddle 'N Fun for a unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Open to all ages. Space is limited. Please arrive at 10:00 am for a free ticket!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
 
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Legos and Lunch @ Knightsville
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Stop by on Wednesdays and Fridays, June 27 through August 10, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm to enjoy a free delicious and nutritious meal while making Lego creations!  The meal is free to anyone under 18 years old.  Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Rock 'n Roll Book Club @ Oak Lawn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Children entering grades 1-4 are invited to a rockin' book club on Friday afternoons in the summer! Drop-ins are welcome for this fun and interactive reading club!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  sblankenship@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday August 13, 2018
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Fantastic Book Club @ Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Fantastic Book Club is a monthly club for young people in grades 3-6 which meets on the second Monday of the month from March to September at 4 PM at the Central Library. This spring and summer, the Fantastic Book Club will be discussing books about music. Be prepared for a lively discussion! Copies of each month's selected book will be available at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Edna Hutchins  401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn the basics of watercolor and produce a beautiful piece of art under the instruction of local artist Sue Greco. This two-hour class is intended for children ages 8 and up, registration is required, space is limited.

Registration for summer programs will open June 1st.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday September 10, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Fantastic Book Club @ Central
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Fantastic Book Club is a monthly club for young people in grades 3-6 which meets on the second Monday of the month from March to September at 4 PM at the Central Library. This spring and summer, the Fantastic Book Club will be discussing books about music. Be prepared for a lively discussion! Copies of each month's selected book will be available at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is required. 

CONTACT:  Edna Hutchins  401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday September 17, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday September 24, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday October 1, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday October 4, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday October 8, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday October 11, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday October 15, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday October 18, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday October 22, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday October 25, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday October 29, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday November 1, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday November 5, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday November 8, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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How to Be an Inventor @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ever wonder where bubblegum came from? How about donuts? Or band-aids? Explore cool inventions and their creators in this hands-on program intended for kids in Grades K - 2. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday November 12, 2018
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Inside Out Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Explore the outdoors with books and crafts in this nature-focused preschool storytime. This half-hour program is intended for children ages 3-5 to attend with a caregiver, it begins in the library's program room and tranitions to outside (weather permitting) for a craft or activity toward the end of the half-hour. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Play and Learn Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This hour-long story and playtime for children ages 0-3 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of open play, followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft or activity suited for little hands. Playtime begins in the program room of the library at 10:30 which will remain open for play for the duration of storytime. The story and craft will take place at 11:00 in the picture book alcove upstairs. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Saturday December 15, 2018
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Fun Fused Glass Workshop @ Hall
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Create a pendant or a magnet in this class where you can craft with glass! Taught by instructor Deenie Pacik Giuliano, this workshop is open to participants ages 9 and up (though children ages 9-12 must attend the class accompanied by an adult). Make the perfect gift for you or someone you love!* Registration is required, space is limited.

*Please note that participants will not be able to take their projects home - they have to be fired in Deenie's kiln! All projects will be returned to their owners in approximately 8-10 days after the workshop.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room

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