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Rated PG (2017) 1 hour 43 minutes
Calling all Hampden Meadows students! Please join School Librarian Mrs. Roy and Children's Librarian Miss Lisa as we collaborate in our first ever Family Book Club. Each month we'll delve into one of the 2019 Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominations (RICBA).
Join us as we launch our first After-school Club for kids in grades 1-5. In the spirit of Halloween, we will be creating catapults to launch mini-sized pumpkins. Kids will use critical thinking, STEM-skills to create, measure and assess their success. Registration begins Wednesday, October 10. Register online by calling 401-247-1920 x4. Limited to 20 participants.
Meet the author Jeanine Silversmith of the Rhode Island Family Hiking Guide & Journal for a family book talk and signing. Each of the 42 featured family-friendly hikes include essential and helpful information, a detailed map, and driving directions, as well as journal pages for your family to use to reflect upon and document your experiences.
Students in grades three to eight are invited to create their own artwork, depicting a healthy and resilient environment. Create zentangle artwork, wetland collages and stained glass planet Earth.
Free and open to students in grades three to eight. Space is limited. Register in the Children's Room or call 401-247-1920 x4.
Get mixed-up and messy with your kids through coloring, painting and creative activities. Simple craft stations will be set-up for you to enjoy at your convenience between the hours of 1 to 4 pm every Thursday afternoon. Drop-in, free.
The Boxcar Children: Surprise Island is the family-friendly animated sequel to The Boxcar Children, based on the beloved classic books by Gertrude Chandler Warner. The Alden children have a home with their grandfather now—but their adventures are just beginning! The first surprise comes when they learn they’ll be spending the summer on their private island. A kind stranger who lives there is always happy to help the children out, but does this new friend have a secret? Limited to 105 persons. Drop-in, free.
Rated G (2018) 1hour 10 minutes
Set aside some time on Friday mornings for a little bit o' fun. We'll delve into stories, movies, music, crafts and/or games. Activities may change weekly. For kids of all ages. Drop-in, free.