APPONAUG BRANCH LIBRARY: Friday hours will switch to 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. beginning June 21.

Childrens Events

Child in yoga pose
Friday, June 21
9:45am - 10:15am
Yoga Sprouts is a half hour of simple poses and songs designed for you and your child.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor with your little one!  No mats at this class.  Sign-up opens on Monday, June 10. 
Capacity: 19/20
kids in a yoga circle
Friday, June 21
11:00am - 11:45am
Yoga Sprouts is 45 minutes of fun movements and music perfect for kids.  Mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Sign-up opens on Monday, June 10.
Capacity: 14/14
children in a yoga circle
Monday, June 24
4:00pm - 5:00pm
A class designed especially for this age group.  Yoga focuses on inner and outer strength, attention and concentration, and awareness of both oneself and others.  Spend an hour nurturing inside and out!  Bring a mat if you have one. Sign-up... Read More
Capacity: 8/22
adult and child looking through a telescope
Tuesday, June 25
2:00pm - 3:00pm
For all ages.  Learn from the experts from Skyscrapers, Inc! Find out how to observe the night sky with the naked eye, where the best places are for viewing in... Read More
Capacity: 24/24
Stories in the Stars Play Poster
Wednesday, June 26
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 5 and up. The wonderful Hampstead Stage Company presents a compilation of Greek myths that explore the night sky, the constellations and various legends about how they came to be. Delight in learning stories of the wind,... Read More
Capacity: 100/100
Toy Story poster with Woody and Buzz
Monday, July 01
4:30pm - 8:30pm
For families who love the movies like we do! Join us to watch Toy Story, stay for a pizza party, then watch Toy Story 2!  Both films are rated G. Here’s the schedule: Toy Story: 4:30pm-6:00pm Pizza Planet Party: 6:30pm-7:00pm Toy Story 2: 7:00pm-8:... Read More
Capacity: 50/50
Toy Story 3 poster
Tuesday, July 02
6:30pm - 8:30pm
For families who love the movies like we do! Join us to make a Little Green Men craft, then stay to watch Toy Story 3! Here’s the schedule: Make an Alien Craft: 6:30pm-6:45pm Toy Story 3: 6:45pm-8:30pm Sign-up opens Monday, June 10. Please... Read More
Capacity: 50/50
Book cover of Zoey and Sassafras
Tuesday, July 09
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for a chat about Dragons and Marshmallows, by Asia Citro.  It's the first book in the series, Zoey and Sassafras.  Zoe is a scientist.  She solves the problems of magical animals, with experimentation and the help... Read More
Capacity: 21/21
Restart book cover
Thursday, July 11
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Grades 6, 7, and 8   Get your summer reading assignment done early!  Read Restart by Gordan Korman from the 2019 RI Middle School Book Award list.  Come talk about the book, work on the assignment, and enjoy a snack.   ... Read More
Capacity: 10/12
hands making a rocket
Friday, July 12
3:00pm - 3:45pm
For kids ages 7 and up.  Join the folks from Rhode Island Museum of Science and Art for a stomp rocket workshop.  Young engineers will brainstorm, design, and build their own rocket, then BLAST them off!  ... Read More
Capacity: 0/28
Maurice from Circus Dymanics
Monday, July 15
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 4 and up. See the amazing Maurice perform his exciting and educational circus variety show all about the solar system.  This fast-paced show includes juggling, flag spinning, slinky tricks, balloon twisting and more!... Read More
Capacity: 0/100
Hidden Figures movie poster
Wednesday, July 17
6:30pm - 8:30pm
  Recommended for families with kids ages 7 and up.  This film is based on the inspiring true story of three brilliant African-American women who worked at NASA as “human computers” in the 1950’s and 60’s.  Their calculations and contributions... Read More
Capacity: 0/100
Astronaut on the moon
Friday, July 19
10:00am - 11:00am
For kids in grades K-2 completed.  The super heroes of NASA were once kids like you!  See 2 short picture book films about these men and women, then create something stellar.  Sign-up opens Monday, July 1.   ... Read More
Capacity: 0/20
Performer with puppet
Saturday, July 20
10:30am - 11:30am
A live concert for infants and toddlers with puppets, singing, dancing, and a whole lot of fun. Sign-up opens Monday, July 8.  Please count a space for every person attending.    
Capacity: 0/100
Book cover Every Soul a Star
Tuesday, July 23
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for a chat about Every Soul a Star, by Wendy Mass.  It's the story of Ally, Jack, and Bree, three very different people whose lives are weaved together when they gather to view a solar eclipse.  They are all looking... Read More
Capacity: 4/15
Lunar Landing
Thursday, July 25
3:00pm - 4:00pm
For kids who have completed grades K-2. Listen to stories about space travel, then design and build a spacecraft that will protect the astronauts when they land. Sign-up opens Monday, July 8.     ... Read More
Capacity: 0/20
Legos
Friday, July 26
10:00am - 11:00am
For kids who have completed grades 3-5. Listen to stories then try the Lego challenge as we explore the wonder of patterns found in math, science, art and nature. Sign-up opens Monday, July 8.     ... Read More
Capacity: 0/20
Ricky Rainbow Beard Poster
Monday, July 29
7:00pm - 7:45pm
For families with kids ages 4 and up. Ricky Rainbow Beard presents a one of a kind show where audience participation is encouraged. Expect the unexpected! Sign-up opens Monday, July 15. Please count a space for every person attending.... Read More
Capacity: 0/100
Mobilequest poster
Wednesday, July 31
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For kids ages 6 and up. Complete the six space stations including, coding an alien robot and completing a circuit to light up the moon. Sing-up opens Monday, July 15.
Capacity: 0/40
greetings from witness protection cover
Thursday, August 01
3:00pm - 3:45pm
Grades 6, 7, and 8   Get your summer reading assignment done early!  Read Greetings From Witness Protection! by Jake Burt from the 2020 RI Middle School Book Award list.  Come talk about the book, work on the assignment, and enjoy a... Read More
Capacity: 6/12
Child in yoga pose
Friday, August 02
9:45am - 10:15am
Yoga Sprouts is a half hour of simple poses and songs designed for you and your child.  Dress comfortable to be on the floor with your little one!  No mats at this class.  Sign-up opens on Monday, July 22. 
Capacity: 0/16
kids in a yoga circle
Friday, August 02
11:00am - 11:45am
Yoga Sprouts is 45 minutes of fun movements and music perfect for kids.  Mats are not needed, but bring it along if you have one.  Sign-up opens on Monday, July 22.
Capacity: 0/14
Group of Children Stretching in a circle.
Monday, August 05
4:00pm - 5:00pm
A class designed especially for this age group.  Yoga focuses on inner and outer strength, attention and concentration, and awareness of both oneself and others.  Spend an hour nurturing inside and out!  Bring a mat if you have one. Sign-... Read More
Capacity: 0/22
Joel playing guitar with child listening and watching.
Tuesday, August 06
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 4 and up. Joel is back! A hands-on interactive show with fun songs, movement, and instruments. Sign-up opens Monday, July 22. Please count a space for every person attending.  
Capacity: 0/100
Kids dancing.
Thursday, August 08
11:00am - 11:45am
For kids ages 7-11. Join Shana Groeneveld for a rocking, high energy, dance party with kid friendly routines.  Wear sneakers!Sign-up opens Monday, July 22.
Capacity: 0/15
Preschool Kids dancing to Zumba music.
Friday, August 09
11:00am - 11:45am
For kids ages 4-7. Join Shana Groeneveld for a rocking, high energy, dance party with kid friendly routines perfect for this age group. Wear sneakers! Sign-up opens Monday, July 22
Capacity: 0/15
Dave Marchetti with a snake around his neck and a small alligator in his hands.
Tuesday, August 13
7:00pm - 8:00pm
For families with kids ages 4 and up. Learn about, see, and touch small mammals and reptiles. Dave gets you up close and personal! Sign-up opens Monday, July 22.  Please count a space for every person attending.  
Capacity: 0/100