East Providence News

9/26/2011 - Children's Activities at East Providence Libraries

OCTOBER ACTIVITIES

WEEKLY STORYTIMES - September 19 through December 3, 2011
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

BILINGUAL (Portuguese/English) FAMILY STORYTIME
Saturdays (once a month), 2:30-3:00 @Weaver for all ages
October 15, November 19, December 17
Stories and songs

“STORIES ON THE SPECTRUM”
Stories and songs for children ages 3-8 who have developmental disorders on the autistic spectrum and their families.
Saturdays (once a month), 11:00-11:30am @Weaver
October 8, November 5, December 3

CRAFTS – all ages
Monday, October 3, 3:00 - 5:00 - Monster Halloween Cards @Fuller
Tuesday, October 4, 3:00-5:00pm - Pumpkin Placemats @Rumford
Tuesday, October 18, 3:00–5:00pm – Spiders, Cats, & Bats @Rumford
Monday, October 24, 3:00–5:00pm – Tin Can Black Cat @Fuller

BOOKIES @Weaver
We read and act out great stories, tell jokes, make crafts, eat snacks, play games, and more!
Wednesdays, 3:45 – 4:45, grades 1 – 5
September 21 – November 30 - October dates are: Oct. 5 (3:30), Oct. 12, Oct. 19, Oct. 26
Book Selection is read during the program.
BOOKIES will meet at 3:30 on Wed., October 5 for a presentation by BMX Professional and X Games Gold Medalist Kevin Robinson a.k.a. K-Rob.

Stamp Club @Weaver
Saturdays, 2:00 – 3:30pm
Grades 1 & up. Call 434-2453 to register.
Oct. 1, Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Dec. 3, Dec. 17
The kids will build a US stamp collection, and try some topical stamp collecting. Other activities include First Day Covers, event covers, and even Polar Philately! Children will also get the chance to build stamp exhibits and put them on display at the RI Philatelic Society’s annual stamp show.

This club is supported by the RI Philatelic Society. Society members mentor & instruct new collectors on how to collect, display, and exhibit stamps and postal history. Stamps & materials are provided by donations from members and friends.

Chess Club @Riverside
October 13 - November 17
Thursdays, 3:45 - 4:45, ages 6 - 18
Pizza Party Finale on Nov. 17
Limited to 30 participants. Registration required. Call 433-4877.


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