573 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-949-3630
Fax: 401-949-0530

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Welcome to the Children's Room

(401)-949-3630 Ext. 2

Email our Children's Librarian, Barbara Wells

Email our Children's Assistant, Cara DelSesto

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Children's Room
Display Bubble

Do you have a collection you would like to display in the Children's Room Bubble? Stop by or call to inquire about sharing your cool collection.

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Need some help with your homework? Check out our live homework help.

Borrow an E-Reader

Borrow one of our Leap Pad E-Readers, made by Leap Frog. Please contact the Children's Room to reserve a Leap Pad. They are loaned out for 1 week, with 1 renewal. Overdues are $2.00 daily

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Children's Room News

Click here for the Greenville Public Library’s Children Book Review Blog.  This “Read, Write, Share! “  Girl Scout Silver Award project designed by Aemilia  has been developed to help young readers become aware of books they may like to read. 

 August 2016

                  2016 Summer Reading Program

All programs and performances require registration as space is limited.  Please register only if you are sure of attending. Please kindly call the children’s room at 949-3630 x2 if you have last minute changes in your plans so we can contact families on the waiting list. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated!

Bedtime Storytime for 3 ½ - 5 ½   year olds on August 3rd and 10th
Children are invited to wear their pajamas, listen to stories and create a fun craft .

Book Buddies for children 3 ½ - 8 years old on August 2nd and

9th  from 10:30 – 11:15.

Several teens are volunteering to team up with young readers during the summer reading program. Children will read with their “buddy in the children’s room. They may bring a book they are reading or choose one to read from the library the day of their session.

PAWS to Read for children ages 6 -11 on Monday August 1st

from 6:00 – 7:00 pm

Does your child need practice with their reading skills? Here’s an opportunity to read with a therapy dog who LOVES to listen to
stories! Children may sign up for one 10-minute session.

On Your Mark, Get Set…Animate! for children  ages 8- 11 on August 3rd,4th and 5th   from 12:00 – 1:30

Ever wonder how cartons are created? Learn how to make your drawings spring to life in this three-part program! We will draw on paper, create flipbooks, GIF’s and short animations. You must be able to attend all three classes. Space is limited.

Summer Olympics T-shirt and Torch Craft for children 6- 11 on Thursday August4th at 10:30

Celebrate the spirit of the Olympics by creating an Olympic rings t- shirt and a torch that really lights up! Children will need to bring a white t-shirt.
Storyteller Joe Theroux for children ages 6-11 on

Wednesday August 10th at 3:00 pm

Join us for the finale for our Summer reading Program! Joe Theroux will share stories about 8 of the strongest, fastest and smartest animals in the world competing in the 2016 Summer Reading animal Olympics!

Bubble Display
 will display his hockey collection.