Kids

A Wrinkle in Time Family Matinee

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 persons. 
PG . 1h 49min.  2018.

 

 

 

The Greatest Showman Family Matinee

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 improved acoustics.  Free and open to all.  Limited to 105 persons.

PG. 1h 45min (2017)

B.J. Whitehouse - The Shanty Man

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 entry tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Monday, August 1.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.

Dean Watts - Rising Sun Jiu-Jitsu

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 handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.   All ages welcome. 

Circus Dynamics

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 Children's Dept. on Monday, July 23.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.
 

Schmitty the Weather Dog

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 Monday, July 16.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  For all ages and communities.
 

Fiddle 'N Fun with Joel Beauchemin

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 a first-come-first serve basis.  All ages welcome. 

Russ DeSimone

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 tickets will be available for pick-up in the Children's Dept. on Thursday, July 5.  They will be handed out on a first-come-first serve basis.  All ages welcome. 

RI Bucket Drummers

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 performance.  Weather pending, we hope to hold this program outside on the library grounds.  If Mother Nature has different plans we'll hold it inside in the Collis Family Gallery on the library's second floor.

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