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April 2015 Programs

Bedtime Storytime
Children ages 3-6 are invited to join us for a special evening story time at the library! Children will hear stories and songs and make a fun craft! This story time will take place on Wednesday, April 22 at 6:30. Registration which begins April 1st may be done at the children’s desk or by phone at 949-3630 x2.Children may wear their pajamas.

Hampstead Stage Company
An adaption of Pinocchio will be performed by the talented actors of Hampstead Theatre Company on Thursday evening, April 23, at 6:00 pm. This live theatre presentation tells the story a carpenter named Geppetto who creates a puppet out of some wood, a ball and string who comes alive after being visited by some clever fairies. After the play the children will meet the actors when there will be a question and answer session. Registration begins April 1st for children ages 4- 11.This program is generously brought to you by the Urgent Care Center of Smithfield.

School Vacation
Program @ the Library Casey Farm Project Chick 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 22 at 2:00 pm. Participants will learn how chickens are raised at Casey Farm and will be able to hold a brand new baby chick !A question and answer sessionwill follow the presentation. Registration is required and begins April 1.

esco, age 9, is displaying her stamp collection. She became interested in stamp collecting because some of the stamps she saw looked cool and she wanted to keep them. Once she began officially collecting stamps, Zoë’s Aunty Christy presented her with her own childhood collection. Zoë’s grandfather also makes sure that he saves all of the stamps from his letters to give to her!

LEGO Event
Are you are crazy about building with LEGOS this is the program for you! Children ages 5 – 11 years old are invited to come to the library on Saturday April 4th from 2:00 – 3:00 to build with the library LEGOS. Please register for this program.

Share – A Story Book Discussion Group
The book discussion group for 4th and 5th graders and their parent /caregiver will meet on Wednesday April 8th @ 4:00. Each month we meet to discuss a book we have read that is chosen by the children’s librarian. Come join in the fun! Please call 949-3630 x2 for more information.

Art in the Afternoon
with Miss Adele
Artist and teacher Adele Karbowski will present an art class on Thursday April 23rd at 4:00. Children ages 6-10 may register, beginning
April 1st.
Author Visit with Eric Sturtevant
Please join the Greenville Library at 11:00 am on Saturday, April 11th in welcoming RI based children’s book author/illustrator Eric Sturtevantfor a reading and signing of his latest early reader board book: Hippo Hippo’s Cranky Day. Hippo Hippo is having a very cranky day. Her parents are trying so hard to make her happy, but she keeps getting crankier. What can they possibly do to get her to play with them.S ounds like a problem most parents can relate to, huh? Told with simple rhyme and inspired by his experiences as a “rookie daddy” to his now three year old daughter, Hippo Hippo’s Cranky Day is dedicated to parents everywhere whose patience (sometimes) and love (always) help them get through even the worst cranky day their little hippo can have. Eric will also lead a discussion on his life as an artist -- from his love of cartoons at an early age to the people and events that helped inspire his unique creative style. On display will be many of Eric’s drawings, including the original sketches and paintings used in the book.This is a drop in program, no registration is required.

 

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