Storytimes will take place in the Friends Room on the lower level of the library unless otherwise noted. No registration is required.
Family Storytime (ages 0-5)
Wednesdays at 10:00 AM
May 3 through May 24
This program consists of stories, rhymes and songs. This storytime is held outside in Aquidneck Park adjacent to the Library. In the event of rain, this program will take place in the Friends Room.
Baby Bookworms (ages 0-24 months)
Thursdays at 9:30 AM
May 4 through May 25
Read-alouds, songs and rhymes followed by playtime and a chance for parents to network together.
Saturday Play (ages 0-5)
Saturdays at 10:00 AM
April 8 through May 27
This program consists of unstructured playtime and a chance for parents to network together.
Books read during storytime count towards your child’s 1000 books before kindergarten goal! Keep the momentum going at home with our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten challenge!
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