Programs for Children

Michael C. Fargnoli Children's Library

Mohr Library hosts preschool story hour, book discussions, after-school programs and more. Check back for exact dates and times.

To speak with someone in the Children's library call (401) 231-4980 and press 5, or send us a message from the contact page.

Click here for a printable Summer Reading Program flyer.

Summer Reading Program

Mohr Library encourages kids to read over the summer by offering prizes and an invitation to an ice cream party in August. How the program works

Special Family Programs

The Great Baldini Magic Show

MagicianThursday, July 24 at 6:30pm
Free tickets will be available starting on Monday, July 21
Audience participation, comedy and of course magic.
This program is sponsored by The Andrew Greene Fund.
Click here for a printable flyer.

Science Takes Flight

Science Takes Flight Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 pm
Learn about the physics of flying and make a paper helicopter to take home.
This program is sponsored by The Andrew Greene Fund.
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Fun with Chemistry

Fun with Chemistry Thursday, Aug. 7 at 6:30pm
URI Prof. Mindy Levine will introduce families to the magic of chemistry.

Weekly Programs

Family drop-in Crafts

Crafts Mondays 11 am - 3 pm, through August except Aug. 12
Fridays 3 pm - 5 pm through August
Saturdays 11 am - 3:30 pm starting in September

Drop in anytime during the programs.
Craft programs feature several self-directed projects for kids and parents to do together.(Craft programs are not appropriate for children under 3 as small parts might present a hazard.)

Lego and Board Games

Games Families are invited to build with the library's lego bricks and play board games.
Thursdays, 11am to noon, July 3 - Aug. 14

Critter Tales

Live animals Books, crafts and live animals (when possible) for children ages 4 and up with a caregiver.
Tuesdays at 10am, July 8 - Aug. 5

July 29 - to be determined

Aug. 5 - Bunnies - participants in the Cantering Colts 4H club will bring live bunnies and will share information about raising them. This program will be held outdoors. Rain date Thursday Aug. 7 at 10am.

A big thank you to 4H, Casey Farm, The Johnston Animal Control, and PARL who made this series of programs possible.
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Family Movies

Family Movies Mondays at 6pm.

Mon., July 28, Dolphin Tale<

Babies and Books

Story Time Stories, songs, puppets and rhymes for children newborn to 4 years old with a caregiver.
Wednesdays at 10:30 am. July 16 to Aug. 20
No registration, just drop-in.
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Hands-on Science

Hands On Science Experiments for children ages 8 to 12 Wednesdays at 2pm.

July 23, Smellology play Smeller's bingo, and a variety of guessing games and learn about the sense of smell.

July 30, Grossology we will share a gross story, have a gross out tlent contest, and snack on worms.

Aug. 6, Watershed Science Denise Poyer from the Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association will use giant models and hands-on activities to demonstrate how water flows aver land masses.

Aug. 13, Fibonacci Fun - do puzzles and investigations to learn about the Fibonacci sequence and how to find it in nature.
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For more information, call Meri, 231-4980, and press 5 for the children's room.
To receive email notices of events, send a request via our contact page.

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