East Providence News

12/10/2012 - December Activities for Children at EP Libraries
DECEMBER ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN @ EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARIES
 
SANTA VISIT @Weaver
Thursday, December 13, 2:00-5:00
Bring your own camera to take photos with Santa Claus.  Kids can also decorate holiday cookies.
 
THE VERY MERRY DICKENS CAROLERS present A “HOLLY-JOLLY” FAMILY CONCERT
Wednesday, December 12, 6:30-7:30pm
Now in its 9th season, the Very Merry Dickens Carolers is a group of professional singers who love the music of the season and enjoy bringing its festive sounds to audiences.  Dressed in Victorian costumes, the carolers sing in rich four-part a cappella harmony performing some of the best music of the holidays.
 
ALL AGES CRAFT @Riverside
Wednesday, December 12, Drop-in between 3:00-5:00pm
Cotton Ball Santa - Make a cute, soft Santa to display.
 
RECYCLED CREATION CRAFTS @Weaver
3rd Tuesday of the month, 3:45-4:45
Grades 1-5
Dec. 18
Use recycled materials to create interesting and unique crafts.
 
BOOKIES @Weaver
Read and act out great stories, tell jokes, make crafts, eat snacks, play games, and more!
2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, September 25 – December 11
3:45 – 4:45, grades 1 – 5 
Book Selection is read during the program.
Upcoming Bookies dates:  Dec. 11
 
  
SCHOOL VACATION WEEK
 
LEGO CLUB @Riverside
Monthly on Wednesdays, 3:45-4:45
Dec. 26
Ages 5 & up
Lego fans are invited to build alongside other kids who love LEGOs.  The librarian will provide a theme for inspiration.  Kids can stick to the theme, or just explore the open-ended possibilities of creating with a giant mountain of LEGOs.
LEGO donations are always welcome!  Thank you!
 
FAMILY MOVIE @Weaver
Wednesday, December 26, 6:00pm
All ages are invited to watch the original Madagascar (87 min., rated PG).  Movie snacks will be served.
 
ANIMAL EXPERIENCES WITH DAVE MARCHETTI @Weaver
Thursday, December 27, 10:00am
Dave will introduce all ages to his many animal friends including a chinchilla, snakes, lizards, tree frogs, a hedgehog, turtles, and more.  Kids and adults will be able to touch and hold the animals at the end of the program.
 
READ-A-THON @Weaver
Saturday, December 29, 10:00am-12:00pm
All ages can earn prizes for reading quietly at the library.  Bring your own book or choose one of ours.  Prizes will be given out for every 20 minutes of reading.
 
READING BUDDIES
The library matches volunteers, age 13-adult, with younger children to read together for one hour each week at the library.  Call the Weaver Library for more information.
 
READ DOWN YOUR FINES
Kids 16 and younger can “pay” their overdue fines by reading in the library.  Just tell a librarian when you start and finish reading, and we will waive $1 for every 30 minutes of reading.
 
 
WEAVER MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence, RI    401-434-2453
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5
 
RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY, 475 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside, RI  401-433-4877
Monday – Thursday 9-8; Friday & 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.
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Pamela Schwieger
Youth Services Coordinator 
East Providence Public Library 
41 Grove Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914 
401-434-2453 
eplibrarypam@yahoo.com