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1/20/2012 - February activities at the Library

FEBRUARY 2012 ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN @ EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARIES

WEEKLY STORYTIMES - January 17 - May 19, 2012
No advance registration is necessary. Half hour storytimes include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities.
Mondays, 10:30am, ages birth - 35 months @Riverside
Tuesdays, 1:30pm, ages 3 - 6 @Riverside
Wednesdays, 10:30am, ages 2 – 3 @Fuller
Wednesdays, 6:30pm, ages 2 – 6 @Weaver
Thursdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 35 months @Weaver
Thursdays, 10:30am, ages 3 – 6 @Weaver
Thursday, 1:30pm, ages 3 – 6 @Rumford
Saturdays, 10:00am, ages 2 - 6 @Weaver

“STORIES ON THE SPECTRUM”
Stories and songs for children who have developmental disorders and their families.
Saturdays (once a month), 11:00-11:30am @Weaver
February 11, March 10, April 7, May 5

CRAFTS – all ages
Tuesday, February 7, 3:00-5:00pm - Heart Bingo @Rumford
Monday, February 13, 3:00-5:00 - Valentine’s Day Love Bug @Fuller
Tuesday, February 21, 3:00–5:00pm – Felt Fortune Cookies & Dragons @Rumford
Monday, February 27, 3:00–5:00pm – Winter Tree Collage @Fuller

BOOKIES @Weaver
Read and act out great stories, tell jokes, make crafts, eat snacks, play games, and more!
Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:45, grades 1 – 5
January 18 - May 16 - February dates are: Feb. 1, 8, 15, & 29 (Bookies will not meet on Feb. 22 during school vacation week.)
Book Selection is read during the program.

Chess Club @Riverside
January 26 - March 8 (no meeting Feb. 23 during School Vacation Week)
Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:45, ages 6 - 18
Pizza Party Finale on March 8
Limited to 30 participants. Call 433-4877 to register. There are still spots left.

FEBRUARY SCHOOL VACATION WEEK (February 20-24, 2012)
Tuesday, Feb. 21, 10:00am, ages 2-10 @Weaver
Princess Party - Stories, games, snacks, and more!
Costumes are optional.

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 3:00-5:00, all ages @Rumford
Felt Fortune Cookies & Dragons Craft to Celebrate the Year of the Dragon
Wednesday, Feb. 22, 3:00-5:00, all ages @Fuller
President’s Day Pendant Craft

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 6:30-7:30, all ages @Weaver
Animal Experiences with Dave Marchetti
Meet and learn about several animals including snakes, turtles, tree frogs, lizards, a hedgehog, a chinchilla, and more. Children will be allowed to hold the animals at the end of the program.

Thursday, Feb. 23, 11:00-12:00, all ages @Riverside
Flag Frame Craft

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2:00-3:00, ages 2-10 @Weaver
Pirate Party - Stories, games, snacks & more!
Costumes are optional.

Friday, Feb. 24, 10:00-11:00, grades 1-5 @Weaver
Ink Blot Art Class
30 participants maximum. Call 434-2453 to register.

WEAVER MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 41 Grove Ave. , East Providence , RI 401-434-2453
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5; Sunday 1-5 (through May 23)

FULLER BRANCH LIBRARY, 260 Dover Ave., East Providence , RI 401-434-1136
Monday & Wednesday 10-6; Friday 10-5

RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY, 475 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside , RI 401-433-4877
Monday – Thursday 10-8; Friday & Saturday 10-5

RUMFORD BRANCH LIBRARY, 1392 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford, RI 401-434-8559
Tuesday & Thursday 10-6; Saturday 10-5

www.eastprovidencelibrary.org

For more information, contact the location where the activity is being held, or the main Youth Services Department at 434-2453.


Pamela Schwieger
Youth Services Coordinator
East Providence Public Library
41 Grove Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
401-434-2453
eplibrarypam@yahoo.com