Children's Room News
August Children’s News 2014
Hampstead Theatre Company performs Alice in Wonderland Friday, August 15 at 2:00 for children ages 4 -11 Registrations required This performance concludes our Summer Reading Program. Any participant who did not receive his/her completion prize and certificate may do so at the end of this program. Refreshments will be served.
Registration for the fall series of storytime will take place from September 22-27. Storytimes for children from ages 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 will be held Mondays at 10:15 am; for ages 2 1/2 - 3 1/2, Fridays at 10:15 or 11:15; for ages 3 1/2 - K, Wednesdays at 10:30 am or 1 pm. Sessions will begin October 6. Pre-registration is required for all storytimes and may be done by phone or in person. Please call 949-3630 ext. 2.
Back to School Craft
Go back to school in style with a fun pencil topper and a felt bookmark! Children ages 6-10 are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 17, at 4 PM, for this fun craft. Registration begins on September 2.
Bryant University Tutors
The Greenville Public Library and Bryant University are once again participating in a Federal Work-Study Program as part of the America Reads Challenge to provide Reading Tutors to elementary school children who would like extra help in improving their reading and comprehension skills. It is our hope to team several elementary students in the community with a Bryant student involved in the program. Students will be matched up on a first-come-first-served basis. Applications may be picked up in the Children’s Room of the Library beginning August 12 and should be returned by August 25. Please call 949-3630 x2 for more information. The program is scheduled to begin in September. Space is limited.
Book buddies have their final meeting on Tuesday, August 5 at 10:30 am and 6:30 pm. Teens agreed to buddy-up with a younger child (ages 3 1/2- 8) to read for an hour in a one-on-one session. Please call the library to check on availability.
Sevag Bastajian ,age ten, will display his Pokemon collection in the Children’s Room Bubble. Sevag’s cousin inspired him to collect Pokémon. Pokémon fans are sure to enjoy viewing Sevag’s collection!
The last summer bedtime story time for children ages 3 -5 1/2 will be held from 6:30-7:15 pm on Wednesday, August 13 . Children may wear their pajamas.s
Art class with Miss Adele
The last summer art class will meet on Friday, August 1 at 12:30 for ages 6-10. Call to check on availability.
Join us on Thursday, August 28 from 6-7:30pm for Homeschool 101: A Workshop for Parents New to
Homeschooling or Interested in Homeschooling
The topics that will be discussed include:
* Homeschooling in Rhode Island: state laws, district policies and what to submit
* 101 Reasons Families Choose to Homeschool
* Curriculum Planning: Resources, Learning Styles, Homeschooling Methods, A Typical Homeschool Day
* The “S” word : socialization
Members of the ENRICHri Executive Board, with many years of homeschooling experience,
will present this program that covers the basics of homeschooling.
We request that children are left at home as this event will be geared toward adults.
This program is sponsored by ENRICHri, a 501(c)3 non-profit, RI-based, secular homeschool group.
Check us out at - www.enrichri.org
After the program, the presenters welcome you to stay and chat!