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

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10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday (Sept-May) 1 - 5 p.m.
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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

Read all about all the story hours and events in the Children's
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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. 

 JULY 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!

Book Buddies
Several teens will be teaming up with young readers ages 3 _ - 8 every Tuesday from 10:30 – 11:15 in the children’s room. Children may sign up to read with a teen on July 12, 19,26. They can bring a book they are currently reading or choose one at the library the day of the reading session.

Historic Games with Casey Farm on Wednesday July 6 at 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 6- 11 are invited to play games, solve riddles and
learn about the lives and popular leisure activities for children during the 17th,18th
and 19th centuries. Discover how changes in technology affected children’s toys and pastimes!

PAWS to READ
Does your child need practice with their reading skills? Here is an opportunity to practice this summer with a therapy dog who LOVES to listen to stories. Children ages 6- 11 may sign up for one 10 minute session per week on Monday July 11,18 and 25
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Bedtime Storytime for 3 to 5 year olds
Children are invited to wear their pajamas, listen to stories and create a fun craft during our bedtime storytimes on July 6,13,20, and 27.

Historic Games with Casey Farm on Wednesday July 6 at 11:00 a.m.
Children ages 6- 11 are invited to play games, solve riddles and learn about the lives and popular leisure activities for children during the 17th,18th and 19th centuries. Discover how changes in technology affected children’s toys and pastimes!

Summer Fun for Young Ones July 18th at 10:30
Children ages 1-3 and a caregiver are welcome to join the fun this summer at the library. Children will enjoy stories and songs at this lively storytime on July 18th at 10:30.

Share A Story Book Discussion Group
Children in grades 3- 5 and a parent or caregiver are invited to the library to discuss Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson Wednesday July 13 at 4:00 p.m. We will meet to share our thoughts about this fast paced, honest and funny graphic novel! Registration is limited to 15 children

Let’s Wiggle, Giggle, Shake and Shout
with Katie Fairhead
Families with young children will have fun singing and playing percussion instruments with Miss Katie on Monday July 25 at 10:30 a.m. !

Malik the Magic Guy
Join in the fun as magician Malik, performs tricks with sports equipment and demonstrates games and activities from other cultures! More surprises await children ages 6 to11 on Thursday July 21 at 3:30 p.m.

Art with Miss Adele
Art class will be offered for children ages 6- 11 on Thursday July 21 at 10:30 a.m. Participants will use various mediums in an encouraging and creative environment under the guidance of artist and teacher Adele Karboswki.

Rising Sun Jiu Jitsu
Dean Watts will teach children ages 6- 11 basic self- defense and respect. Children will participate in fun martial arts drills while being motivated to exercise on Thursday July 14 at 6:30 p.m.

Ready, Set, Grow!
Do you have a green thumb and an imagination? Children ages 6-11 are welcome to make a fun Fairy Garden to take home and enjoy on Tuesday July 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Big Games at the Library
Are you ready and willing and able to try playing Jumbo Games at the library? Children and teens ages 8- 14 are invited to participate in this wacky program with Miss Rhonda and Miss Babs where we will be playing giant games on the library lawn on Wednesday July 20 at 3:30 p.m.

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