The Summer Reading Program sign up begins on June
29th. If you are between the ages of 11-17 stop by to register at the Welcome Desk. There will be weekly prize drawings, incentive coupons and four GRAND PRIZES to choose from. The program will end on August 12th.
July 1st – August 12th
The Baker Room will only be open this summer on seven Wednesday afternoons. We will be playing Minecraft with our own server or any other online game you love to play. It is a drop-in program. Stop in to meet with friends or meet new ones. Anyone 11-17 or grade 6-12 may attend.
Book Buddies is a great way to earn community service hours during the summer. If you love reading to or with children this is the program for you. Anyone in middle or high school may sign up now at the Welcome Desk. The program will be every Tuesday from July 7th to August 11th at 10:30 and 6:30. You may volunteer for one or both time slots.
Hasbro’s Safe Sitter
Tuesday, July 14th
This is a national program for kids 11-14. Nurses teach the essential skills needed for babysitting. Come in person to register, sign the paperwork and pay the fee of $45 which includes all of the materials. There is limited space, so sign up early!
Superhero Boot Camp with Miss Babs and Miss Rhonda
Thursday, July 9th
We will be training future superheroes on a superhero obstacle course laid out in the library’s front yard. Anyone ages 8-14 can register online. Older kids will be able to help with the training if they would like. Rain date will be July 23rd from 3:00-4:30.
The book sale this month features “Beach Reads” which will include YA books. Stop by to see what we have available.
The Secret Lives of Superheroes
Thursday, July 16th
In this cartoon and comic-style illustration workshop held by Eric Fulford, participants will learn some of the drawing techniques from one of the pros! 11-17
Build a synthesizer
We have a display of the Smithfield High School and Gallagher Middle School reading list books in the Young Adult Area.
Thursday, August 6th
rock out with the RI Computer Museum. They will help unmask the mystery of making digital music with Sonic Pi Synthesizer software and the Raspberry Pi, a tiny credit card sized single-board computer. 11-17