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

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(401)-949-3630 Ext. 2

Email our Children's Librarian, Barbara Wells

Email our Children's Assistant, Cara DelSesto


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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. 

                               December 2016 Children’s News

Paws to Read
Come to the library on Monday, December 5 to read with a therapy dog!  Register for a 10-minute session between 6 and 7 p.m.


The Middles: Craft the Perfect Gift!
Ages 9-12 are invited to the library on Thursday, December 1 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. to create crafty gifts!  Materials will be provided--just bring your creativity!  Enjoy cookies and hot chocolate!


Bubble Display
Katie Leonard, age nine, will display her Hopkins collection in the children’s display bubble!
She began collecting then when she began trading with her friends.


After School Art Class with Adele
Discover art with Miss Adele, artist and teacher, on Thursday 12/15 at 4:00. Create your very own masterpiece! Please register by calling 949-3630 x2 or visit the children’s room desk.

Book Discussion Group
 The Share – a - Story Book Discussion Group is for 4th /5th graders and their caregiver.  We meet once a month during the school year to discuss the same book we have all read that is chosen by the children’s librarian. Our next meeting is Wednesday 12/21 at 4:00 pm.  Please call the children’s room for more information at 949-3630 x2. Come join in the discussion!

Saturday Special   
Sensory Friendly Story time
An interactive story time for children of all abilities. Books, music and sensory exploration! Saturday 12/17/16, 12:00 – 1:30 pm. Children ages 12 and under and their families. Register at the children’s room   desk or by calling 949-3630 x2
Creative Corner
Children are invited to drop in the children’s room and get creative on Saturday December 3rd from noon to 4 pm.
 Children can show their creativity by using fun materials to make a piece of art!

Afternoon of Fun with Santa
Join us in Saturday 12/10, starting at 1:00 pm children can visit with Santa!
They can also make a fun craft and enjoy a sweet treat!



                                          School Vacation Fun

                                   Birds of Prey presented by the Audubon Society
Children will learn about the adaptions, behavior and ecological importance of birds of prey. Demonstrations, hands on activities and bio facts will help illuminate the fascinating lives of these birds. Live raptors will accompany this program! Children ages K through 5th grade and their families are invited to attend this program on Tuesday 12/27 at 1:00 pm. Please register by visiting the children’s room desk or by calling 949-3630 x2.

Books and BINGO
Come join in the fun and play BINGO at the library on Thursday 12/29 at 11:00. You can win book prizes! Refreshments will be served. Children ages 5- 10. Come one come all and join in the fun! Please register by calling 949-3630 x2 or visit the children’s room.