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Greenville, RI 02828
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(401)-949-3630 Ext. 2

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Children's Room News

April Children’s News 2014


Storyhours

The spring session of storyhours is now in progress. Please call the library to check on availability. All sessions are pre-registered.


Turtle-Time for ages 1 1/2- 2 1/2 years accompanied by a caregiver, Mondays at 10:15 or 11:15 am.


Toddler Storyhours for ages 2 1/2-3 1/2 years accompanied by a caregiver,

Fridays at 10:15 or 11:15 am.


Preschool Storyhours for ages 3 1/2-5 1/2 years, Wednesdays from 10:30-11:15 am or 1:00-1:45 pm.

Lego Event

Come to our monthly Lego Event on Saturday, April 5 from 3-4 pm. Everyone between the ages of 5 1/2-11 is welcome. LEGOs are provided; there is no need to bring your own. There will be challenges, free build time and more! Hope to see you there. Sign up is required. Call the library at 949-3630 ext.2 to register beginning April 1.

Jelly Bean Baby Animals

On Monday, April 14 at 4 pm, children ages 6-10 are invited to the library to make a cute chick or bunny filled with jelly beans. This fun craft will provide you with a spring decoration just in time for Easter. Registration begins on April 1.



School Vacation week programs:

Picture Frame Craft

Children ages 6-10 are welcome to join us on Monday, April 21, at 2 pm, to make and decorate a picture frame. Children will leave the library with a special frame they can display their favorite photo in at home! Register for this craft on April 1.

Project Chick Program

Families with children of all ages may register for this fun and educational presentation by members of Historic New England to be held on Wednesday, April 23 at 2:00 pm. Participants will learn how chickens are raised at Casey Farm, in addition to what they eat and how they are protected from predators. Come hold an egg while you try to guess which feathered creature produced it; also touch a real live Dominique Chicken. A question and answer session will follow the presentation. Registration is required and begins April 1.


Children’s Art Class

Adele Karbowski, artist and teacher, is presenting an art class for children ages 6-10 on Thursday, April 24 from 3-4 pm. Registration is required and begins April 1.


Express Yourself in Art!

Create a one-of-a-kind piece of art on Friday, April 25 at 10:30 am. Children ages 6-10 are invited to use paint and decoupage techniques to make a unique canvas self portrait. Register today for this creative wall hanging.



Coming in May…

A Mother’s Day Floral Workshop presented by the Apple Blossom Garden Club will be held on Thursday, May 8 at 4:00 pm for children ages 6-10. Space is limited; registration is required and will begin April 21.


Coming in May…

A Mother’s Day Floral Workshop presented by the Apple Blossom Garden Club will be held on Thursday, May 8 at 4:00 pm for children ages 6-10. Space is limited; registration is required and will begin April 21.

Children’s Bubble Display

Jackson Swallow, age nine, will display his Lego collection in the Children’s Room Bubble. Jackson likes to collect Legos because it’s fun and he can build cool stuff with them. Lego fans will want to stop in the Children’s Room to see Jackson’s collection!


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