Kids Events

Friday, June 29
10:00am - 11:00am
Enjoy a special musical performance by Rock-a-Baby, an interactive music program for infants and toddlers.  Grown-ups and kids are equally entertained by the stars of the show – puppets Rhythm, Melody and Harmony.  Participants experience everything from Beethoven and Bach to rap and rock!   Free... Read more
Friday, July 06
10:00am - 10:30am
Start your day with stories, songs and a short movie.  For all ages and communities.  Drop-in, free.  Registration not required.
Monday, July 09
6:00pm - 6:45pm
Experience a high energy magic show which combines audience participation and comedy with good ole family fun! Complete with "Presto" the magic (live) bunny, magical surprises transform any program into a true experience of wonder sure to please both children and "children at heart."  Free entry... Read more
Friday, July 13
10:00am - 11:00am
A hands-on, unique music program, designed for children from birth to age 7.  Participants will enjoy engaging activities such as singing, movement, instruments, and much more!  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Tuesday, July 10.  They will be handed out on... Read more
Wednesday, July 18
6:00pm - 7:00pm
There's something for everyone in this fun-filled program:  a read aloud, songs, stories and weather tips.  Read by the author, hear all about  Schmitty's tale of overcoming obstacles and not listening to  naysayers.   Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on... Read more
Friday, July 20
10:00am - 10:30am
Start your day with stories, songs and a short movie.  For all ages and communities.  Drop-in, free.  Registration not required.
Wednesday, July 25
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Don't miss this high-quality, vaudevillian styled circus variety show.  Full of laughs and incredible tricks, this non-stop energy show also includes exciting acts such as gravity defying juggling, amazing balloon twisting and balloon magic.  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the... Read more
Friday, July 27
10:00am - 10:30am
Start your day with stories, songs and a short movie.  For all ages and communities.  Drop-in, free.  Registration not required.
Tuesday, July 31
1:00pm - 3:00pm
The Greatest Showman celebrates the birth of show business, and tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation.  Fun for the entire family.  Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and... Read more
Friday, August 03
10:00am - 11:00am
A fun, energetic intro to self-defense. This is a hands-on, active showcase that will get kids off of their butts and learning skills that will boost their confidence and discipline.  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Wednesday, August 1.  They will be... Read more
Monday, August 06
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Shanteyman presents a highly participatory program of music, poetry and stories of the sea geared toward elementary school-aged children.  Kids will make music on pots and pans and use a light block-and-tackle in a fun tug-of-war to experience the mechanical advantage of simple machines.  Free... Read more
Thursday, August 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bang away with RI Bucket Drummers as they close out  the 2018 Summer Ready Program.  Free entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Tuesday, August 7.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis. All ages are welcome for this interactive demonstration and... Read more
Friday, August 10
10:00am - 10:30am
Start your day with stories, songs and a short movie.  For all ages and communities.  Drop-in, free.  Registration not required.
Wednesday, August 15
3:00pm - 5:00pm
After the disappearance of her scientist father, three peculiar beings send Meg, her brother, and her friend to space in order to find him. Come enjoy the film in our air-conditioned Salem Family Auditorium, with comfortable seats and improved acoustics.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 105... Read more