May 9, 2021

March 2021 Activities for Children @ East Providence Public Libraries


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Virtual Rooster Games - Thursday, March 4, 6:30-7:30
In partnership with other RI libraries, the East Providence Public Library is hosting a virtual Rooster Games via Zoom for any kids in grades 3-5 who have been reading the 2021 Rhode Island Children’s Book Award nominees.
Your friendly librarian hosts will challenge kids to rounds of trivia questions based on this year’s nominees. To maximize the fun, we recommend reading 5-10 of the nominees (or more!).
Register on our website ( )  to reserve your spot, and to receive more information including a preview of the prizes.

Puppet Storytime - presented by Through Me to You Puppetry
Tuesday, March 23, 10:00-10:30
Newton and his puppet friends invite you and your kiddos to join them for some storytime fun. Newton and the gang take turns reading stories and singing songs. This half hour show is geared for ages 3-7, but families with kids of all ages are welcome.
Register at .

Story Programs presented by Girl Scouts of Southern New England
Virtual story, song, and a craft for PreK-grade 1
March 9, 3:45-4:20 - Let’s Explore MAGIC! Learn a magic trick.
March 23, 3:45-4:20 - We are going on a SAFARI! Make your own set of binoculars.
Register at .

Toddler/Preschool Storytime - Tuesdays, March 2, 9, 16, 3010:00-10:30 on Zoom
Join us for a story, songs, and some silly dancing.
Register each week at

Recorded Storytimes On Youtube
Check out the library's YouTube channel for recorded storytimes.

Take & Make Crafts - Thursdays, 3:30-4:30 on Zoom
Geared for ages 3 - 10
March 1 - Winter Silhouette
March 8 - March Monster
March 15 - Leprechaun Puppet
March 22 - Weather Wheel
March 29 - Beanie Bunny
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.

Let’s Draw Together - Tuesdays, March 2, 3:30-4:30
For children ages 6-12
Grab some paper and your drawing tool of choice, and connect with other kids who like to draw. Miss Harriet will draw with your, and we’ll talk about our ideas.
Register at

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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