October Activities for Children at the East Providence Public Libraries
CRAZY 8s MATH CLUB @WEAVER LIBRARY
Tuesdays, September 13 – November 1, 3:30-4:30
For kids in grades K-2
Crazy 8s is an 8 week math club that helps kids enjoy the math behind their favorite activities. With Crazy 8s kids will build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play games like Toilet Paper Olympics.
REGISTER: Call 434-2453. Limited to 16.
HALLOWEEN COSTUME SWAP @WEAVER LIBRARY
Bring in a clean, gently-used children’s costume any day through October 6. Receive a ticket for each costume. Come back on Saturday, Oct. 8, 3:00-4:30 or Tuesday, Oct. 11, 10:00-noon to redeem your ticket for a different costume.
BABYSITTING CLASS @RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
Saturday, October 8, 10:00-2:00 CCRI Pediatric Nursing Students present a day of hands-on babysitting training. Participants will gain the knowledge and skills to safely and responsibly care for children, toddlers, and infants.
Certificate awarded upon completion. Bring your lunch.
REGISTER: 401-433-4877. Limited to 25.
HALLOWEEN MAGIC SHOW @WEAVER LIBRARY
Saturday, October 15, 3:00pm
For families with children ages 3+
Magician Greg McAdams and his dog Axel will perform 40 minutes of magic and comedy with audience participation and safety messages.
WEEKLY STORYTIMES - September 14 through December 1, 2016
Registration is not required. Half hour storytimes include stories, songs, crafts, and other activities.
Wednesdays, 9:30am, ages birth - 36 months @ Riverside Library
Wednesdays, 6:30pm, ages 2 – 6 @ Weaver Library
Thursdays, 9:30am, ages birth – 36 months @ Weaver Library
Thursdays, 10:30am, ages 3 – 6 @ Weaver Library
MINECRAFT FOR HOMESCHOOLERS IN GRADES 1+
Fridays, October 21 & November 4, 10:00-11:30
Play Minecraft at the library with other Minecraft fans.
REGISTER for each session individually: Call 401-434-2453.
HALLOWEEN MOVIE “Toy Story of Terror” and more! on the big screen @RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
(2013, rated G, 22 min., Animation/Short/Adventure)
Friday, October 28, 3:00-4:30pm This movie will be shown with another short Halloween classic, plus snacks and a Halloween-themed activity!
All ages welcome. No registration required. Costumes welcome, but not required.
YOUNG MINDS IN MOTION @RIVERSIDE BRANCH LIBRARY
Wednesdays, October 5-26, 4:00-5:30
For kids ages 8-12
Four weeks of hands-on activities and experimentation involving many different science concepts.
Week 1: Power of the wind
Week 2: Motion Commotion
Week 3: Rockets to the Rescue
Week 4: Marshmallow Catapults
REGISTER: Call 433-4877. Limited to 15.
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.
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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
For more information, contact the location where the activity is being held, or the main Youth Services Department at 434-2453.