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

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(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.

July 2017 Children’s News

             Build a Better World 2017 Summer Reading Program
                                     June 26th -  August 9
Children of all abilities ages 3 ½ - 11 are invited to join in the adventure of summer reading at the library!  July is chock full of fun activities   and performances!
Registration is required for all programs and performances and space is limited. If you have a change in your plans, please kindly call the children’s room at 949 – 3630 x2 so we can notify children on the waiting list. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Summer Fun for Young Ones   Mondays at 10:30   Ages 1 ½ - 2  ½  and  a  caregiver. Stories and songs in this lively storytime !
July 10,17,24,31

Book Buddies Tuesdays at 10:00    Ages 3 ½ - 8   read with teen volunteers.  July 11,18,25 Children may bring a book to read or choose one at the library.

Budding Bookworms Wednesdays at 10:30 Ages 3-5 July 12 and 26
Stories, songs and a related craft with library friends!

Bedtime Story Time Wednesdays at 6:30 Ages 3 ½ - 5 ½ July 12,19,26
Wear your pajamas, listen to stories and make a   craft.

Sensory Friendly Story time Tuesdays at 1:00 July 11 and 25 Ages 12 and under. Stories, sensory play and activities.


Build a Better World Craft Tuesday July 18 at 2:00 and Thursday July 27 at 10:30 Ages 5- 11. Build a cool craft!

Art with Miss Adele Thursdays July 20 Ages 5-10  
Join friends and make art at the library!

3D Art with Miss Olivia Wednesday July 12 , Thursday July 13 and Friday July 14 at 11:00
Learn the ins and outs of 3D printing and design in this three day program!Kids 8-12 will  learn to create  with printable objects using the programs Tinkercad and Sculpris, and will have the chance to print them on the library’s own Makerbot 3D Printer.  You must be able to attend all three workshops.


RI Museum of Science and Art Interactive Program 7/12 @ 1:00 pm
Explore building   and architecture using dowels, connectors and other materials! Ages 5-11

Fiddle ‘N’ Fun 7/19 @ 11:00 Hands on learning through singing, instruments and movement. Ages 2 ½ - 7.

IMPROV with Jess 7/27 @ 6:30 Introduction to improve and acting!
Ages 5-11.