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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.
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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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Do you have a collection you would like to display in the Children's Room Bubble? Stop by or call to inquire about sharing your cool collection.

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E-Books for Kids

Tumble Book Library is an online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.

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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

May 2015 Programs

Storyhours
The spring session of storyhours are now in progress and will continue through the first week of June. Please drop by the children’s room or call 949-3630 x2 for availability.

Bedtime Story Time
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!  Bedtime story time will take place on Wednesday, May 20 at 6:30 PM.  Registration, which begins May 1, can be done at the children’s desk or by phone at 949-3630 ext 2.  Children may wear their pajamas.

Bubble Display
Grace Maione, age twelve, will display her Polly Pocket collection.  Grace likes to collect Polly Pocket because she likes to design houses for them!  So be sure to stop in the children’s room to see Grace’s fun collection!

Friday is Game day @ the Library
Come to the library on Fridays from 2:00 – 4:30 to play a board game.
Bring a friend or make a new one! This is a drop in program, no sign up is necessary. 
Apple Blossom Garden Club
Children ages 6-10 may join the ladies of the Apple Blossom
Garden Club to learn how to make a Mother’s Day arrangement
using fresh flowers on Thursday, May 7th at 4:00 pm.
Please register in person or call the children’s room at 949-3630 x2 to register .

Art Class @ the Library
Does your child love to be creative? If so this is the class for them!
Artist and teacher Adele Karbowski will be teaching an art class on Thursday May 28th  at 4:00 pm for children ages 6-10 years of age.
Please register for this program by dropping by the children’s room or by calling 949-3630 x2.
Kids Reading Across RI Celebration
Saturday May 9th from 2:00 – 4:00 at the RI State House is the kick off to summer reading!  This year’s selection is Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by award winning author and National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Kate DiCamillo.
But that’s not all! Help create a superhero with illustrator Eric Fulford, visit with baby squirrels, preview the new Flora & Ulysses play, and enjoy crafts, games, and activities from RI libraries and organizations.

PAWS to Read
Does your child need practice in reading skills? Here is an opportunity to practice this spring with a therapy dog who LOVES to listen to stories! Children ages 6-11 may sign up for one 20 minute session on Monday May 4th from 6:30 – 7:30.Registration is required.

 

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