Children's Room News
June Children’s News 2014
Summer Reading Program 2014
Fizz Boom Read is the theme of the Summer Reading Program at the Library this summer, where children ages 3 1/2_- 10 years of age will explore all kinds of science topics. Registration begins June 30th for the program which will take place from June 30-August 15th. A complete brochure detailing all of the programs during the summer will be available in June. The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Pawtucket Red Sox, Citizens Bank and Pepsi. Local support includes the Smithfield YMCA, A & W Root Beer, the Friends of the Library, and the Greenville Library. Thelibrary welcomes children of all abilities.Please Note: Registration is required for all programs, so call 949-3630 x 2 to register, or do so in person at the Children’s Desk. If you sign up for a performance or program and are unable to attend kindly call the library to let us know as space is limited for all activities.
There are so many exciting marine animals that call Narragansett Bay home. Come to the library to learn about these sea creatures and the many ways they BOOM! For families with children ages 4-11. Register beginning June 23 for this program to be held on Wednesday July 2 @ 10:30 am.
Water Bottle Holder Craft
Get ready for the warm weather by making a holder for your water bottle. Children are welcome to join us at the library on Wednesday, June 11 at 4pm to make and decorate a cool bottle cover! Children ages 6-10 can register for this craft beginning June 2nd..
Book Buddies Children ages 3 - 5 may sign up to read with a teen weekly to earn reading credit towards incentives,and for fun, of course! Buddy sessions begin on July 1 and continue on Tuesdays through August 5 at 10:30 am or 6:30 pm. Registration begins on June 23 for one or more of the Tuesday sessions. Children ages 6 and up may register for this program.
Movie Night at the Library
Join us for a family movie on Monday July 7th. Doors open at 5:30 with the movie starting at 6:00 pm. Children ages 6-11 years of age and their parent/caregiver are encouraged to attend together. Free popcorn and water will be provided. Registration will begin on Monday June 30th for this new program at the library!
Thirteen year old Casey Berwick will display his baseball card collection in the children's room bubble. Casey likes baseball and collecting cards. Sports fans will want to view this great collection.
Bedtime Storytimes Storytimes for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 1/2 years will be held on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30- 7:15 pm from Wednesday, July 9 through August 13. Registration is required and begins on Monday, June 23rd forthe first one. Registration for the following storytimes will be taken the week before each session. Children may wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed animal.