EAST PROVIDENCE PUBLIC LIBRARIES

MAY ACTIVITIES FOR CHILDREN??

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ROBOTICS FOR KIDS @WEAVER LIBRARY

Saturday, May 12, 10:30-11:30 for kids in grades 2-4

Meet the library???s robots! Use block-based coding language to create detailed behavior for our Dash robots.?? Work together to explore the robots??? lights, sounds, sensors, and movements.

Registration required.?? Call 401-434-2453.

PROJECT CHICK @WEAVER LIBRARY

Since April 19, the Weaver Library has been incubating a clutch of Dominique and Rhode Island Red eggs in the Children???s Room.?? Around May 9-10, the eggs will hatch at the library. We will keep the chicks in a coop in the Children???s Room for about a week and then return them to the farm.?? Children and adults are welcome to visit the chicks while they are at the Weaver Library.

As part of their service learning curriculum, Gordon School 8th graders will be providing the following programs for preschoolers at all East Providence Libraries during the month of May:

  • MEET OUR CHICKS STORYTIMES @WEAVER LIBRARY

Tuesday, May 15 & Thursday, May 17, 10:30-11:00

Ages 2 ??+

Listen to stories about chickens, sing and dance, and meet our new chicks.

Registration is not required.?? Caregivers are required to stay with their children.

  • MUSIC & MOTION @FULLER CREATIVE LEARNING CENTER

Mondays, May 14 & 21, 9:30-10:15 for ages 2 & 3 and 10:30-11:15 for ages 4 & 5

In this 2 week program, children will be enjoying music and motion as we??explore drums, different dances, songs, and much more, followed by a??craft!

Registration is required.?? Call or email 401-228-3903 or fullercreativelearning@gmail.com

  • BEE BOT ROBOTICS @WEAVER LIBRARY

Tuesdays, May 22 & 29 ??? 9:30-10:00 & 10:30-11:00

Bee Bots are exciting little robots designed for use by young children. These easy to operate and friendly robots are a perfect tool for teaching directionality, sequencing, and problem solving, and for having fun. Children love to teach the robots how to go from place to place and learn while they do.

Registration is required.?? Call 401-434-2453 to register your child for one of these sessions.

  • STORYTIME @RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY

Wednesdays, May 16, 23, 30 ??? for ages birth ??? 36 months

Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, dancing, books, and toys

Registration is not required.

  • STORYTIME @WEAVER LIBRARY

Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31, 9:30-10:00 ??? for ages birth ??? 36 months

Songs, nursery rhymes, fingerplays, dancing, books, and toys

Thursdays, May 17, 24, 31, 10:30-11:00 ??? ages 2 ?? -6

Stories, songs, dancing, and a craft

Registration is not required.

SIT STAY READ @WEAVER LIBRARY

Monday, May 21, 5:30-7:30

Take a turn reading to our adorably furry friend Daniel the Cocker Spaniel. Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.??

Call 401-434-2453 to schedule a 15 min. session for your child.

READING BUDDIES

The library matches volunteers, ages 13-adult, with elementary school children to read together for one hour each week at the library.?? For more information, call or stop into the Weaver Library (434-2453).

$$$ READ DOWN YOUR FINES $$$

Kids 16 and younger can ???pay??? their overdue fines by reading in the library.?? Just tell a librarian before you start reading, and when you finish reading, and we will waive $1 for every 30 minutes of reading.

LOOKING FOR A TUTOR?

Check out our website to interact with a live tutor.?? ???LIVE HOMEWORK HELP??? tutors can help you with homework, studying for an exam, or understanding today???s lesson.??

Math, Science, Social Studies, and English ??? all levels including AP.??

LIVE HOMEWORK HELP tutors are available every day from 2:00pm-10:00pm.

WEAVER MEMORIAL LIBRARY, 41 Grove Ave., East Providence, RI?????? 401-434-2453

Monday ??? Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 9-5, Sunday 1:00-5:00

RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY, 475 Bullocks Point Ave., Riverside, RI?? 401-433-4877

Monday ??? Thursday 9-8; Friday & Saturday 10-5

FULLER CREATIVE LEARNING CENTER, 260 Dover Ave., East Providence, RI?? 401-228-3903

www.eastprovidencelibrary.org

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