SENSORY FRIENDLY STORY & ACTIVITY TIME

@WEAVER

Tuesday, February 4, 3:30-4:30

This is a fun, interactive program geared for children, ages 4-12, with autism and/or sensory challenges, but all ages are welcome.  It involves books, songs, movement, and play that incorporate sensory exploration.

Registration recommended online or by calling the library at 401-434-2453.

 

New! GRADES 3-5 PARENT CHILD BOOK CLUB @WEAVER

Wednesdays, February 5 & March 4, 6:30-7:30

Our new parent child book club will include discussion, games, and more!

Our February 5 book is:  Stink and the Attack of the Slime Mold so we will be making slime.

Registration required in person, online, or call 401-434-2453.  Pick up a copy of the book in the Children’s Room at Weaver Library.

 

SIT STAY READ  @WEAVER & RIVERSIDE LIBRARIES

Reading aloud to therapy dogs can help children who struggle with reading.

  • Read to Daniel the Cockerspaniel

Monday, February 10, 5:30-7:30 at Riverside Library

Call 401-433-4877 to schedule a 15 minute session.

Monday, February 24, 5:30-7:30 at Weaver Library

Call 401-435-2453 to schedule a 15 minute session.

VALENTINE’S CRAFT @WEAVER

Tuesday, February 11, 3:30-4:30  for all ages

Use our materials (paper, ribbons, craft sticks, doilies, and more) to make Valentines for your loved ones.

New! GRADES K-2 PARENT CHILD BOOK CLUB @WEAVER

Wednesdays, February 26 & March 25, 6:30-7:30

Our new parent child book club will include discussion, games, and more!

Our February 26 book is:  The True Story of the Three Little Pigs so we will be using various materials to create miniature houses.

Registration required in person, online, or call 401-434-2453.  Pick up a copy of the book in the Children’s Room at Weaver Library.

FEBRUARY SCHOOL VACATION WEEK:

 

MAGICIAN STEVEN CRAIG @WEAVER

Tuesday, February 18, 2:00, for ages 3+

Enjoy an hour of wonder and amazement with Magician Steven Craig. Steven Craig’s magic shows for children and families engage and excite audiences with his off-the-charts energy, laugh-out-loud comedy, and lots of audience participation.

SPARKLY WINTER ART @RIVERSIDE

Wednesday, February 19, 2:00-3:00 for all ages

Use paint and glitter to create a wintry masterpiece.

 

BIG BLUE BLOCKS @WEAVER

Thursday, February 20, 9:30-10:30 for ages 1-4 & 10:30-11:30 for ages 5-10

Bring your child to build and play with our large foam blocks.  This is an open-ended play activity.  Children will create, explore, solve, and imagine which helps to build their brain development, builds important creative thinking and problem-solving skills, and contributes to emotional well-being.

Registration is not required.

 

LEGOs AT THE LIBRARY @WEAVER

Saturday, February 22, 2:00-4:00 for all ages

Join other LEGO fans for an afternoon of building.  Kids, bring your imagination and your engineering skills, and we will supply the LEGOs – lots and lots of LEGOs!

This program is open to kids of all ages.  Registration is not required.

WEEKLY STORYTIMES  – January 14 through May 9, 2019

Registration is not required.  Half hour story times include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities.  Story times will not meet during school vacation weeks (Feb. 18-22 & Apr. 15-19).

Wednesdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 36 months @ Riverside Library

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm, ages 2 – 6 @ Weaver Library

Thursdays, 9:30 am, ages birth – 36 months @ Weaver Library

Thursdays, 10:30 am, ages 3 – 6 @ Weaver Library

 

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.  TUTOR.COM tutors can help you with homework, studying for an exam, or understanding today’s lesson. 

Math, Science, Social Studies, and English – elementary grades through high school (including AP) and adults.

LIVE TUTORS are available every day from 2:00pm-10:00pm with an East Providence library card.

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

www.eastprovidencelibrary.org