To better prepare for activities in the Children's Library, we ask that you sign up for individual programs. Please RSVP by calling Lindsay Shaw at 401-421-6970 ext. 17, or by emailing her at: email@example.com.
Friday, May 3, 10:30am
This month, our dear friends Sparky and her puppets will delight us with her light and springy spin on some classic tales. mCome and spend the morning with Little Red riding Hood, The Little Red Hen, The Three Little Pigs and The Gingerbread Man. Mother Goose will introduce the stories and share some of her favorite rhymes as well.
For ages 3 and older. Younger siblings welcome. Free and all are welcome!
Tuesday, May 7, 7-8:30pm
The Providence Athenaeum and Providence Children’s Museum have been proud partners in the presentation of a spring series of panel discussions about the critical importance of self-directed play for children’s healthy growth and development. Our final discussion for the season: Play and Risk: How Safe is too safe? Acceptable risk is beneficial; to kids’ physical and emotional development, so when did it become a four letter word?
Learn about their own capabilities and limits while increasing their comfort with making mistakes and taking on challenges. Discuss ways to foster healthy risk taking in kids’ play.
This month our panelists are; Dr. William Hollinshead, pediatrician; Wendy Nilsson: Director, Partnership for Providence Parks; and Sarah O’Brien, USCW, Play Therapist.
We thank our media sponsor kidoinfo.com for helping us to keep the conversation going!
Tuesday, May 10, 5:30pm
Mystery, humor and adventure are the themes of this amazing 21st century adaptation of the much loved series about a boy, his dog and a crazy cast of heroes, villains and sillies. Rated PG. As always, pizza, juice boxes and Hoodsie™ ice cream treats will be served.
For ages 5 and up (always accompanied by an adult). $5.00 snack fee per child, adults free. Due to licensing restrictions we can no longer list the films we are showing.
Call Lindsay at 421-6970 for the title of the movie and to R.S.V.P. All are welcome.
Friday, May 17, 11:30 am
Bring your picnic lunch to the Children’s Library and enjoy animated films of picture books while you eat. All the filmed picture books are appropriate for children ages 2+ and younger siblings are welcome.
Free and all are welcome! Call Lindsay at 401-421-6970 to learn about the films and to reserve a space. Thank you!
Saturday, May 18, 2-4pm
A little science and a little art! For girls only! A special workshop with members of the Curious Jane Camp.
For ages 5 and up.
Call Lindsay 401-421-6970 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to learn about the workshop and Curious Jane Camp.
Visit the Curious Jane websSite at curiousjanecamp.com.
A Friendly Reminder: When you RSVP for a program it allows us to plan for the correct amount of supplies, food or seating. So please remember to call or e-mail in advance to reserve your place at Children's Library events. Thank you!