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Wednesday February 20, 2019
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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 2 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session and a 10:30 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 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Escape Room @ Hall
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Test your wits against your friends and against the clock in this family escape room! You thought you were going on a fun school field trip, but instead you're locked in the lair of a mad scientist! You only have 20 minutes to solve his science puzzles and escape! If you don't, YOU could be his next experiment! This program is intended for children in Grade 2 and up to attend with an adult caregiver, though children in Grade 4 and up may attend without an adult. Registration is required, space is limited. 

This program is full, thank you for your interest!

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday February 21, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Coding Obstacle Course with MobileQuest @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

In this program participants will become Robot Ninja Warriors and write code to guide their robots through the MobileQuest obstacle course! This program is open to children in Grades 2 - 5, registration is required, space is limited

CONTACT:  Elise Petrarca  4017812450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Make Slime @ Auburn
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us to make slime in this school vacation week program for K-2. Start with our recipe and then experiment to find the best possible mixture and color. Space is limited. Tickets will be given out at the circulation desk 30 minutes prior to the program.

CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Friday February 22, 2019
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College Bound Saver Info Session @ Oak Lawn
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Drop by Oak Lawn the morning of February 22nd to learn about College Bound Saver. Get some free swag and lots of valuable information!

CONTACT:  Stefanie  401-942-1787  oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
 
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Bubble Science @ Central
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

 

Join us for some good clean fun as we play with bubbles. We'll try various objects and see what kind of bubbles they make. Children in grades K - 2 can get a ticket at the Youth Services desk starting a half-hour before the start of the program.

CONTACT:  Edna Hutchins  401-943-9080 x4  kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Monday February 25, 2019
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Discovery Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Discover the world of science in this half-hour storytime with a STEM emphasis for children ages 3-5. In addition to read-alouds, each program will also include a science experiment and craft. Registration is not required.

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

You be the judge! At each meeting, we will discuss 4 of this year’s Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominees. Children can read one or more book for each session. In February, members of the club will vote for their favorite title. Registration is required.

Visit cranstonlibrary.org/ricba for a list of each month’s discussion titles.

CONTACT:  Emily  401-943-9080x4  
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Tuesday February 26, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Shake It @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Shakers, Scarves and Rhythm sticks will combine to create an active 30 minutes of music, movement and fun, along with a readaloud, for 2-3 yrs and their caregiver. Two sessions are available.  Choose either a 10:00 am session or a 10:30 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Wednesday February 27, 2019
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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 2 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session and a 10:30 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 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Urban Nature Explorers @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families with children in grades K-5 can explore the natural world in this program offered in connection with our friends from Roger Williams Park Zoo. Through read-alouds, crafts and nature walks, discover a world of nature in your own backyard! This program is intended for adult caregivers to attend with their children, registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Martha  4017816116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday February 28, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Friday March 1, 2019
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Baby Book Boogie! @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a book boogie party every Friday morning starting January 11th! Children ages 0-2 and their caregivers are invited to help a book come to life through music and movement. We will also sing and dance along to favorite childhood songs! Registration is not required, but we will give out free tickets half an hour before the program upon opening at 10am. *Limited to 25 children and their caregiver*

CONTACT:  Stefanie Blankenship  4019421787  oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday March 4, 2019
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Discovery Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Discover the world of science in this half-hour storytime with a STEM emphasis for children ages 3-5. In addition to read-alouds, each program will also include a science experiment and craft. Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday March 5, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Shake It @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Shakers, Scarves and Rhythm sticks will combine to create an active 30 minutes of music, movement and fun, along with a readaloud, for 2-3 yrs and their caregiver. Two sessions are available.  Choose either a 10:00 am session or a 10:30 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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BUSY
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday March 6, 2019
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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 2 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session and a 10:30 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 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Urban Nature Explorers @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families with children in grades K-5 can explore the natural world in this program offered in connection with our friends from Roger Williams Park Zoo. Through read-alouds, crafts and nature walks, discover a world of nature in your own backyard! This program is intended for adult caregivers to attend with their children, registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Martha  4017816116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday March 7, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Friday March 8, 2019
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Baby Book Boogie! @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a book boogie party every Friday morning starting January 11th! Children ages 0-2 and their caregivers are invited to help a book come to life through music and movement. We will also sing and dance along to favorite childhood songs! Registration is not required, but we will give out free tickets half an hour before the program upon opening at 10am. *Limited to 25 children and their caregiver*

CONTACT:  Stefanie Blankenship  4019421787  oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Monday March 11, 2019
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Discovery Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Discover the world of science in this half-hour storytime with a STEM emphasis for children ages 3-5. In addition to read-alouds, each program will also include a science experiment and craft. 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 monthly from March to September at 4 PM at the Central Library. This spring and summer, the Fantastic Book Club will be discussing books about "a universe of stories," involving everything from outer space to telling our own story. Be prepared for a lively discussion! Copies of each month's selected book will be available at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is required. 

In March we'll discuss two books, The Jamie Drake Equaion by Christopher Edge and I Love You, Michael Collins by Lauren Baratz-Logsted. Kids can read either or both of the selections.

CONTACT:  Edna Hutchins  4019439080 x4   kids@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
Tuesday March 12, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Shake It @ Central
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Shakers, Scarves and Rhythm sticks will combine to create an active 30 minutes of music, movement and fun, along with a readaloud, for 2-3 yrs and their caregiver. Two sessions are available.  Choose either a 10:00 am session or a 10:30 am session. Space is limited.  Tickets will be handed out in the children's room at the service desk.

CONTACT:  Gail Stokes  401-943-9080 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Exercise your artistic muscles in this guided watercolor class with local artist Sue Greco. This program is open to children ages 8-18, registration is required, space is limited!

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Wednesday March 13, 2019
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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 2 convenient times. There is a 10:00 am session and a 10:30 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 x4  gstokes@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Central Children's Program Room
 
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Urban Nature Explorers @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families with children in grades K-5 can explore the natural world in this program offered in connection with our friends from Roger Williams Park Zoo. Through read-alouds, crafts and nature walks, discover a world of nature in your own backyard! This program is intended for adult caregivers to attend with their children, registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Martha  4017816116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday March 14, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Friday March 15, 2019
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Baby Book Boogie! @ Oak Lawn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us for a book boogie party every Friday morning starting January 11th! Children ages 0-2 and their caregivers are invited to help a book come to life through music and movement. We will also sing and dance along to favorite childhood songs! Registration is not required, but we will give out free tickets half an hour before the program upon opening at 10am. *Limited to 25 children and their caregiver*

CONTACT:  Stefanie Blankenship  4019421787  oaklawn@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Oak Lawn Branch
Tuesday March 19, 2019
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday March 20, 2019
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
 
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Urban Nature Explorers @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Families with children in grades K-5 can explore the natural world in this program offered in connection with our friends from Roger Williams Park Zoo. Through read-alouds, crafts and nature walks, discover a world of nature in your own backyard! This program is intended for adult caregivers to attend with their children, registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Martha  4017816116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday March 21, 2019
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday March 26, 2019
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday April 1, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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BUSY
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday April 3, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
Thursday April 4, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday April 8, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Minecraft Explorers @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the world of Minecraft in this six-week program intended for children in Grades K-2. Build new worlds and new skills! Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Robot Friends @ Auburn
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn to write code and solve problems with the library's friendly fleet of Dash robots. They can move, talk, light up, draw pictures, and fire catapults, but only if you use code to tell them how!  This program for grades K-2 is funded by a grant from Senator Hannah Gallo.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.

 
 
CONTACT:  Martha  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Exercise your artistic muscles in this guided watercolor class with local artist Sue Greco. This program is open to children ages 8-18, registration is required, space is limited!

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Mystery in the Library @ Knightsville
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Follow clues and decode messages to solve a different mystery each week.  Grades 3-5.  Registration is required.

CONTACT:  Nancy Gianlorenzo  401-942-2504  knightsville@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Knightsville Branch
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Time Travel Toolkit: World of Pirates @ Hall
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Discover the world of pirates during the Golden Age of Sail in this hands-on history program for kids in Grades 3-5. Registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday April 15, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Family Trivia Night @ Hall
6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Families will work together to answer questions in this fun family trivia night. Light refreshments will be served, please inform the library of any food allergies when signing up. Registration is required, this program is best suited for children ages five and up.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Auditorium
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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Bay Experience by Save the Bay @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Learn about the world just outside your doors in this creature meet and greet by Save the Bay! The Bay Experience allows participants to get up close and personal with the animals that make their homes in our waters. This program is intended for children in Grades K-5, registration is required, space is limited.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday April 22, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Babies in the Hall @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

This storytime for children ages 0-2 to attend with a caregiver begins with a half-hour of playtime followed by rhymes, a story, and a craft meant for little hands! The playtime will begin at 10:30 in the library's program room on the lower level, the rhymes and stories will follow at 11:00 in the picture book alcove on the upper level. No registration is required.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Saturday April 27, 2019
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American Girl Tea Party @ HAL
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Join us for an hour of crafts, games, and snacks themed around the American Girl line of dolls and books - dolls are welcome! This program is intended for children in Grades K-5. Registration is required, space is limited, please inform the library of any dietary restrictions or allergies when registrering.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday April 29, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday May 1, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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Urban Nature Explorers @ Hall
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday May 6, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday May 7, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
 
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BUSY
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday May 8, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Monday May 13, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday May 14, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday May 15, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Monday May 20, 2019
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Spring into Storytime @ HAL
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Welcome the arrival of spring in this half-hour storytime for children ages 3-5 to attend with their caregivers! Each storytime will feature a combinations of read-alouds, songs, a craft, and trips outdoors when the weather permits. Registration is not required. 

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Baby Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby Time includes open play and circle time with books, action rhymes and songs for children ages 0-2yrs. Share tips, tricks and fun with other parents in the community while your baby makes friends of their own. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Wednesday May 22, 2019
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Toddler Time @ Auburn
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

 A lively storytime full of stories, songs, movement and crafts for children ages 2-3, designed to foster a love of reading and library visits. Tickets will be handed out at the circulation desk a half hour before the program starts.

CONTACT:  Martha Boksenbaum  401-781-6116  mboksenbaum@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: Auburn Branch
Monday June 24, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday June 25, 2019
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
 
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SRP Kids @ Hall
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday July 1, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday July 3, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday July 8, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday July 9, 2019
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday July 10, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

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

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday July 15, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

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

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday July 22, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday July 24, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

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

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday July 29, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday July 31, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday August 1, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

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

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Monday August 5, 2019
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Outdoor Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

TBD.

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Tuesday August 6, 2019
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Watercolor Painting for Kids @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Wednesday August 7, 2019
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SRP Teens @ Hall
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

TBD

CONTACT:  Elise  401-781-2450  epetrarca@cranstonlibrary.org
LOCATION: William Hall Library Program Room
Thursday August 8, 2019
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Storytime @ Hall
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

TBD

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

TBD

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

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