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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

September 2017 Children’s News

Banned Book Week  
 Words Have Power   September 24- 30th    Defend the First Amendment and read A Banned or Challenged Book! 
You can visit the American Library Association website for more information.

Every Friday is Game Day at the Library
Starting on Friday September 8th, in the children’s room from 3:00 – 4:30 pm. There are many fun and exciting board games to play for children and their families. Bring a friend or make a new one! This is a drop in program, no registration is required.

Bryant University Tutoring Program
The Greenville Public Library and Bryant University are collaborating once again in order to provide tutors to   children who would like extra help in improving their math skills, reading comprehension or guidance on getting started with their homework. The tutoring sessions will begin the week of September 25th.  Applications will be available at the children’s room desk on September 11th. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come first served basis.
Fall Storyhour Registration
Registration for the fall series of story hours will take place on September 25 – 30th. Turtle Time is for children ages1 ½ - 2 ½   on Mondays at 10:15. Toddler storyhour is for children ages 2½ - 3 ½ on Fridays at 10:15 or 11:15. Preschool storyhour is for children ages 3 ½ - 6 on Wednesdays at 10:30   or 1:00. Registration is required   for all storyhours and can be done in person or by calling 949- 3630 x2. Sessions will begin the week of October 2nd running until the week of December 4th.

Celebrate Roald Dahl Day on September 13th
This beloved British author known for his wacky, extraordinary stories like James and the Giant Peach has also written many more incredible books. Stop by the children’s room and check one   out today!

Saturday Special  Sensory Friendly Storytime
An interactive storytime for children of all abilites ages 12 and under. Books, music and sensory exploration  ! Join in the fun on Saturday  September  9th from 12:00 – 1:00 . Please register in person or by calling 949 – 3630
X 2.

Congratulations to all of the children who participated in the
 Build A Better World 2017 Summer Reading Program !
A big thank you goes out to the following sponsors who made the program possible: RI Office of Library and Information Services, Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Friends of the Greenville Public Library
Thank you to all of the parents and caregivers who brought their children to the library all summer in order to participate in the program. Your dedication and enthusiasm is greatly appreciated!

Children’s Bubble

Kaleb Olmos, age nine, will display his LEGO collection in the children’s room bubble.


Creative Corner

Children are invited to drop-in and get creative on Saturday, September 16 and 30.  On these Saturdays, from noon to 4 pm, children can show their creativity by using fun materials to make an original piece of art!