Thursday August 8th 2-3pm
Henna art will be limited to 10 participants due to time and number of cones available. Ms. Pinky will be here to do the henna hand designs. There will also be designs you can practice with on paper before using the cones yourself and create your own hand designs. There will be a few cones at the end for participants to try on their own hands.
Light snacks, fruit juice, cookies and music from India.
Children under 10 must be with an adult caregiver who can give permission. Henna art last for little over a week.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library
Author Kerri Gaulin will read from her book Howie Flies Solo. Summary: Join Howie, the owlet, on his first solo adventure as he encounters and helps other animals foraging for food just like him. Tuesday August 13th 2-3pm Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.
A real space station astronaut reads “Ava Twist Scientist” from space. After the story we will do a space themed craft like making space shuttles & rockets out of paper and doing a sink and float guessing activity. 3-4pm Monday August 19th Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.
Author and RI educator Dana Gambardella reads from her two stories Mama Bear’s Magic and Grandma’s House. In Mama Bear’s Magic, Tiny Bear overcomes his apprehension for the bath because of Brother Bear’s modeling and Mama Bear’s clever approach. You can then tap into your own senses and experiences when the author’s memories of what she feels, tastes, smells, and sees come alive in Grandma’s House. Tuesday August 20th 2-3 pm Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.
Curriculum connections also available for teachers who want to add to their classroom library.
Author April M. Cox will be here with her book The Little Labradoodle : Puppy Pickup Day. Summary: Join the tiniest pup in a heartwarming story you and your kids can enjoy together about being brave in new experiences, dealing with bullies, and learning to accept yourself. Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult. Tuesday August 6th 2-3pm