573 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-949-3630
Fax: 401-949-0530

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Welcome to the Children's Room

(401)-949-3630 Ext. 2

Email our Children's Librarian, Barbara Wells

Email our Children's Assistant, Cara DelSesto


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Borrow an E-Reader

Borrow one of our Leap Pad E-Readers, made by Leap Frog. Please contact the Children's Room to reserve a Leap Pad. They are loaned out for 1 week, with 1 renewal. Overdues are $2.00 daily

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Children's Room News

Click here for the Greenville Public Library’s Children Book Review Blog.  This “Read, Write, Share! “  Girl Scout Silver Award project designed by Aemilia  has been developed to help young readers become aware of books they may like to read.             

March 2017 Children’s News

Children’s Bubble

Levi Hoyt, age seven, will display his Beanie Boos collection in the children’s room bubble.  Levi likes to collect Beanie Boos because they are so much fun.


Kindergarten Countdown

Children who will be entering Kindergarten this fall are invited to a special series of story times at the library!  We will be counting down to Kindergarten with stories, songs, and activities.  Register today to join the fun on Wednesday, March 22 at 6:30 PM.  Registration can be taken at the children’s desk or by phone at 949-3630 ext. 2. 


Creative Corner

Children are invited to drop-in and get creative on Saturday, March 4 and 18.  On these Saturdays, from noon to 4 pm, children can show their creativity by using fun materials to make an original piece of art! 

The Middles
Ages 9 -12 please join us on our NEW night: the 4th Monday of every month from 6:00 – 7:00. We have a fun filled evening planned on March 27th from 6:00 – 7:00 pm so come to the library and check it out! Register online.

PAWS to Read
Looking for a new friend who LOVES to listen to stories?  Sign up to read with a therapy dog on Monday March 6! 10 minute sessions are available between 6 and 7 p.m. Visit the children’s room or call 949-3630 x2 for more information.


Saturday Special
Sensory Friendly Story time
You are invited to join in the fun on Saturday 3/11 /17 from 12:00 – 1:30 for an interactive story time. This program is for children of all abilities ages 12 and under. It includes books, music and sensory exploration! Please register for this program by visiting the children’s room desk or by calling 949-3630 x2.

Share a Story Book Discussion Group
This book discussion group is for 4th and 5th graders and their parent/caregiver.
We will meet on Wednesday March 15 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm. Each month we meet to discuss a book we have all read that is chosen by the children’s librarian.
Please call 949-3630 x2 for more information. See you soon at the library!

Game Day
Every Friday from 2:30 -4:30. We have loads of fun board games to play.
Bring a friend or make a new one. Drop in program, no registration is required!


Read Across America Day is on Thursday March 2nd
 “You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read with a child. “Celebrate the birthday of beloved author Dr. Seuss by visiting the children’s room and checking out a book or two written book written by this popular author.   You will also find a “make it take it Seuss craft “to create here or to take home!


Spring Story Hour Registration
Registration for the spring story hours will run from March 27th – April 1st
The spring session will run from   the week of April 3rd   to the week of May 22nd.
Turtle Time ages 1 ½ -  2 ½ Mondays at 10:15
Toddler Story hour ages   2 ½ - 3 ½ Fridays at 10:15 and 11:15
Preschool Story hour ages 3 ½ -  5 Wednesdays at 10 :30 and 1:00