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Kids Events

August 19, 2017

August 21, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

August 21, 2017

1:00pm - 4:15pm
Not since June of 1918, has an eclipse shone across the entire United States! This will be a great opportunity for kids to not only view the eclipse in a safe way, but learn how the eclipse will work, a brief history of solar eclipses and learn proper safety guidelines for viewing the eclipse. We... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 23, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen
5:00pm - 7:00pm
As part of our 125th anniversary celebrations, please join us for a reception to mark the opening of Treasures through Time. Treasures through Time will display items in the library's Special Collections in the Hoxie Gallery. See items like the Velocipede, a six-foot-tall bicycle made in Westerly;... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 24, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 25, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beat the Heat the last Friday of every Month this Summer! Join us for a Free Family Movie in the Auditorium from 3pm-5pm. June 30th - Beauty & the Beast (2017) July 28th - The Lego Batman Movie August 25th- Boss Baby
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the native gardens and plants in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an introduction to native plants.  We'll make a loop around the Park,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
As part of our Green Saturdays series, we are excited to welcome Becky Hirsh from the Mystic Aquarium to talk their conservation work. "The mission of Mystic Aquarium is to inspire people to care for and protect our ocean planet through conservation, education, and research"--... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 26, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 30, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 31, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 02, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 04, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 07, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 09, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 14, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 21, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 22, 2017

4:00pm - 6:00pm
The library will be closing at 4 pm for the Tour through Time
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 23, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the native gardens and plants in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an introduction to native plants.  We'll make a loop around the Park,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 27, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Everyone is an artist, so bring your art to our next Pop-Up Museum! A Pop-Up Museum is a temporary exhibit made by people who want to participate! Bring an item that fits the theme (this one is art,) fill out a label and display it with your item, and check out all of the other items on display!... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 28, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 05, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 09, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 12, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 12, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 14, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 19, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 21, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

October 25, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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