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

Encore Search:
Classic Catalog

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs
10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday (Sept-May) 1 - 5 p.m.
Driving Directions
Site Map


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


Homework Help is Here!

Need some help with your homework? Check out our live homework help.


Miss Humblebee's Academy
Get ready for
preschool and kindergarten

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

leap pad

Children's Authors


Rules for online safety



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.          

April 2017 Children’s News

Bubble Display
In April, the Salsa Family, Nadya, Miriam, Omar and Sahra, will display their Trolls collection in the children’s bubble.  The Sasa’s have enjoyed adding to their moms Troll collection.


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, April 26 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, April 1 and 29.  On these Saturdays, from noon to 4 pm, children can show their creativity by using fun materials to make an original piece of art!  

Share a Story Book Discussion Group
Children in grades 4th /5th grade and their parent/caregiver are invited to
 discuss a book each month chosen by the children’s librarian.
This month we will meet on Wednesday April 26th at 4:00 pm.
New members are always welcome! Please call 949-3630 x2 to register.

Saturday Special: Sensory Friendly Storytime
An interactive storytime for children of all abilities ages 12 and under. Books, music and sensory exploration! Join in the fun on Saturday April 8th at 11:00 am. Please register by vising the children’s room or by calling 949 – 3630 x2.

Money Smart Week   Happenings
 Join us on Tuesday April 25th at 4:00 pm where children ages 6 - 10
 will be designing their own form of money in order to buy items at the Library Store!  This program includes a read aloud story and kid friendly information about saving and earning money.  Registration is required, please call 949 – 3630 x2


                            School Vacation Fun @ the Library
Painting Party for Kids
Artist Rebecca Killian will guide participants to create their very own Mermaid Masterpiece on Tuesday April 18th at 1:00 pm. Each child will go home with a beautiful piece of art!  This festive program includes music to paint by and all around fun.  Ages 5- 10. Please register by calling 949 – 3630 x2.

 Casey Farm Project Chick @ the Library
Families with children of all ages may register for this fun
and educational presentation by members of Historic New
England to be held on Wednesday, April 19 at 2:00 pm.
Participants will learn how chickens are raised at
Casey Farm and will be able to hold a brand new baby
chick! A question and answer session will follow the
presentation. Registration is required, please call 949- 3630 x2.


April is National Poetry Month.
Visit the Children’s Room and check out the fantastic collection of poetry books. You may be inspired to write a poem to share with friends!