Childrens Events

garden gnome
Monday, July 13
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Monday, July 13
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
Smiling sun
Monday, July 13
9:00am - 9:00pm
Make ice cube tray popsicles!  Use orange juice or any other kind of juice you have in the fridge.  Share your little treat with your neighborhood friends after playing outside. ... Read More
garden gnome
Tuesday, July 14
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Tuesday, July 14
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
chalk drawing of ocean with girl swimming
Tuesday, July 14
9:00am - 5:00pm
Fun Photos with Sidewalk Chalk!   Create a drawing with sidewalk chalk that you can pose “in”.  Try drawing wings of a butterfly, swings that you can “swing” on, a trip to the moon, or balloons that can take you away by the... Read More
mouse with a violin
Tuesday, July 14
7:00pm - 7:40pm
Especially for families with kids ages 4 and up. Fiddle N' Fun is a library favorite, so we are excited that Joel is taking his hands-on interactive show online.  You can join in on Zoom!  Register below for Joel's virtual musical experience.  Count... Read More
Capacity: 2/88
garden gnome
Wednesday, July 15
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Wednesday, July 15
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
garden gnome
Thursday, July 16
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Thursday, July 16
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
Thursday, July 16
9:00am - 5:00pm
Be an Animal Track Detective! Create an animal track station: Clear off a patch of bare soil, or sprinkle some flour in an area of your yard. If you’re using soil, make sure it’s wet/soft enough for animals to leave tracks. Check... Read More
Thursday, July 16
2:00pm - 3:00pm
PBS Books Facebook Live Event Trailblazing Women Author/Illustrator Talk for Kids (Ages 8-13): Vashti Harrison Watch on Facebook Live Spend an afternoon learning... Read More
garden gnome
Friday, July 17
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Friday, July 17
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
garden gnome
Saturday, July 18
9:00am - 4:30pm
We've hidden 7 enchanted objects here, in the Library Garden.  Look for the sign by garden path; it has the pictures of the objects you need to find.    Once you've located them all, come to the Idea Studio to receive a small prize.  Be prepared to... Read More
Saturday, July 18
9:00am - 5:00pm
Our summer craft program will continue this year!  Here's how it works: each week we will have a book of the week paired with a craft.  Stop by the Idea Studio anytime we are open to pick up your craft bag to take and make at home.  Click the video... Read More
Smiling sun
Monday, July 20
9:00am - 9:00pm
Leave Bubbles on someone's doorstep or in the park with a note that says "We hope your fun today doubles now that you have a new container of Bubbles!  ... Read More
Redwood and Ponytail
Tuesday, July 21
3:00pm - 3:40pm
Grades 6, 7, and 8 Get your summer reading assignment done early!  Read Redwood and Ponytail by K.A. Holt from the 2021 RI Middle School Book Award list.  Join Jennifer, teen librarian, on Zoom for a... Read More
Capacity: 0/10
parent and child looking at the moon
Tuesday, July 21
9:00am - 5:00pm
Be a Moon Observer and See Every Phase! Learn the cycles of the moon: Yesterday was a new moon, so it's the perfect time to watch it wax (grow bigger) until the full moon on August 3, then watch it wane (grow smaller again) until a... Read More
Cover of Peter Nible London City night Scene Shadow of a Child Walking on Rooftops
Wednesday, July 22
3:00pm - 3:40pm
Join us on the lawn for a Book Club for those kids who have finished grades 4 & 5!  Read Peter Nimble and his Fantastic Eyes by Jonathan Auxier. Then join us to talk about the book with fellow readers on the... Read More
Capacity: 5/10
dad and boy hiking
Thursday, July 23
9:00am - 5:00pm
Explore the RI Trails! Take a walk, get outdoors, relax and enjoy nature in Rhode Island. Here is an excellent list of trails in RI by town.... Read More
Thursday, July 23
3:00pm - 3:40pm
Join us on the lawn for a Book Club for those kids who have finished grades 2 & 3!  Read Flight of the Phoenix; Nathaniel Fludd, beastologist by R.L. LaFevers. Then join us to talk about the book with fellow... Read More
Capacity: 2/10
Smiling sun
Monday, July 27
9:00am - 9:00pm
Commit to mindfully making eye contact, smiling, and saying hello to everyone you see today as you are out and about in the world.  Spread a little happiness!  ... Read More
Tuesday, July 28
9:00am - 9:00pm
A library favorite is bringing their performance right to your home!  Hampstead Stage presents an adaptation of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland.  Join Alice, follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole to Wonderland!    We love Hampstead Stage... Read More
Tuesday, July 28
9:00am - 5:00pm
Build a Water Wall! Go through the recycling bin, and take out the bottles and containers.  Search the kitchen or basement for funnels, tubes, and large containers!  Older kids will love engineering a water play station. ... Read More
Wednesday, July 29
9:00am - 9:00pm
A library favorite is bringing their performance right to your home!  Hampstead Stage presents an adaptation of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland.  Join Alice, follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole to Wonderland!    We love Hampstead Stage... Read More
boy painting outdoors on a shower curtain
Thursday, July 30
9:00am - 5:00pm
Get Messy! Mural paint on a shower curtain!  That's right, one of those vinyl shower curtain liners.  Hang it outside between trees, on a clothesline, or lay it on the ground.  Give the kids paints and brushes, or shaving cream, or... Read More
Smiling sun
Monday, August 03
9:00am - 9:00pm
Ever wonder what your parents and grandparents were like when they were your age?  Why don't you ask them?  Sit down with your parents or grandparents and ask them questions about their lives when they were younger.  Ask your grandparents about... Read More
Tuesday, August 04
9:00am - 9:00pm
A library favorite is bringing their performance right to your home!  Hampstead Stage presents an adaptation of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland.  Join Alice, follow the White Rabbit down the rabbit hole to Wonderland!    We love Hampstead Stage... Read More

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