Pow Science Volcanoes 2:00 pm
Pow Science Volcanoes
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Earthquakes, tornadoes, volcanic eruptions! Kids model and demonstrate the phenomena that shape our ever-changing planet while learning about plate tectonics, meteorology, air pressure and more! Every participant makes and keeps their very own erupt-able Volcano! Volcanoes can’t be erupted the day of the program (they need time to harden), so we bring a larger version of our own to erupt as the big finish to the program. This program is appropriate for children ages 8 -12 with an adult caregiver. Registration is required. Registration for Summer programs begin on Tuesday 6/25. You may call the Children’s room at 401-769-9044 Ext.2
Blood Drive 10:00 am
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
RI Blood Center blood donor drive from 10-2 in the main program room. Free movie ticket for all presenting donors. Please bring your photo ID. To schedule an appointment online, visit: www.ribc.org/drives and use sponsor code 1828.
Henna by Pinky 2:00 pm
Henna by Pinky
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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[...]
Children’s Author Kerri Gaulin 2:00 pm
Children’s Author Kerri Gaulin
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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.
G. Cole Intro to Theatre 2:00 pm
G. Cole Intro to Theatre
Aug 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Gladys Cole is a children’s theatre teacher, director, and playwright in Rhode Island. She worked on more than 150 shows and is the founder of G. Cole Productions. A musical theatre production company for children. She is excited to participate for the second year in a row with OLIS summer reading program A Universe of Stories. Gladys is offering two programs for children and teens. Introduction to Theatre class is designed for kids with little to no experience in acting. Appropriate for children entering grades kindergarten-5 . Registration is required for this program. Registration for summer programs begins on Tuesday 6/25/19.Please[...]
Storytime from Space 3:00 pm
Storytime from Space
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
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.
Children’s Author Dana G 2:00 pm
Children’s Author Dana G
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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.
Children’s Author April M. Cox 2:00 pm
Children’s Author April M. Cox
Aug 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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
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