May 9, 2021

April 2021 Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Story Programs presented by Girl Scouts of Southern New England
Virtual story, song, and a craft for PreK-grade 1
April 6, 3:45-4:20 - Explore SCIENCE! Learn about scientists and the tools they use, explore chemical reactions, and make a lava lamp.
April 20, 3:45-4:20 - Take a look at INSECTS! Hear an insect story, learn a song, and make a beautiful butterfly.
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Toddler/Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27 - 10:00-10:30 on Zoom
Join us for a story, songs, and some silly dancing.
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Recorded Storytimes on Youtube
Check out the library's YouTube channel for recorded storytimes. A new storytime is posted each week.

Take & Make Crafts
Geared for ages 3 - 10
April 5 - Sunshine Rainbows
April 12 - Flower Yarn Art
April 19 - Bird Nests
April 26 - Spring Tissue Huggers
Registration is not necessary. Craft kits can be picked up at Weaver Library anytime during the week of the scheduled craft (first come, first served). Basic crafting tools will be needed. Younger children might need adult assistance.

Dave Marchetti presents Animal Adventures on Zoom
Wednesday, April 21, 6:30-7:30
Meet Dave’s animal friends including turtles, lizards, snakes, amphibians, and a few furry animals.
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Book Bundles
Not sure which books to choose for your child? Try a Book Bundle. Each Book Bundle has five hand-selected books on a topic, plus activities and songs to go with it. Our themes include: trucks, snow, colors, dinosaurs, fire fighters, unicorns, and many more. Geared for ages 2-7.

“Build It” STEM Backpack Kits
The Weaver Library is now lending “Build It” STEM Backpack Kits geared toward elementary age students. Each kit contains two books, matched with a toy, focused on a certain aspect of engineering: chain reaction machines, robotics, circuits, building, and more. Patrons may borrow a kit for three weeks at a time. Check them out at Weaver Library.


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