Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Dave Marchetti - Animal Experiences

Dave Marchetti brings his Animal Experiences to the library this Thursday, July 31st at 10:30am.  Meet (and touch!) turtles, snakes, lizards and Wally the Alligator!  No registration is required for this free events - just drop in!  Held in the lower level program room.  Ages 4+.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Creative Engineering

Tweens registered for the RIMOSA Creative Engineering: Marble Roller Coaster - don't forget the program will take place on Tuesday, July 29th at 10:30am in the lower level program room of the library.

Due to construction in the Circulation Department, the library will actually be CLOSED on Tuesday, July 29th - all day.  However, Marble Roller Coaster WILL TAKE PLACE AS SCHEDULED.

Kids who are signed up to attend MUST use the Spring Street entrance of the library.  Please plan to arrive a few minutes before 10:30am.  I will be waiting at the Spring Street door to let you in.

If there are any questions, feel free to call the Children's Desk at 847-8720 ext. 204.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Science Crafts

 A thaumatrope!

A Saturday afternoon craft program featuring science crafts will take place this Saturday, July 26th at 2:30pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  Make 6 different crafts including:
  • a thaumatrope
  • outer space suncatcher
  • sun dial
  • jeweled robot
  • parts of a plant banner
  • kaleidoscope magic scratch
To register, visit the Children's Desk or call 847-8720 ext. 204.  Ages 6+.

Friday, July 18, 2014

Get Cooking with Chemistry and Tween Kaleidoscopes!

Kids registered for the Get Cooking with Chemistry program - don't forget, it's happening on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2:30pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  The program is full and we have names on a waiting list, so if you aren't able to make it, please let us know (call 847-8720 ext. 204).

Tweens who have registered for the Tween Kaleidoscope program - don't forget, it's happening this Thursday, July 24th at 2:30pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  The program is full and we have names on a waiting list, so if you aren't able to make it, please let us know (call 847-8720 ext. 204).

Hope to see you next week!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Farm Fresh RI

Tweens who have registered for Farm Fresh RI - don't forget, it's happening this Thursday, July 17th at 2:30pm in the John Clarke Children's Program Room.  The program is full and we have names on a waiting list, so if you aren't able to make it, please let us know (call 847-8720 ext. 204).

See you on Thursday for a fascinating exploration of the science of nutrition and a look at what's really inside our favorite soft drinks.  Learn how to make new soft drinks using delicious Rhode Island grown fruit!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Robots!

Beat the heat with a Saturday afternoon movie at the library!  See Robots, rated PG, this Saturday, July 12th at 2:30pm in the lower level program room.  No registration is required - just drop-in!  Ages 6+.

Robots is the story of Rodney Copperbottom, a small-town robot with big dreams and a big talent for inventing. Inspired by Bigweld, the greatest robot inventor in the world, Rodney sets off to Robot City ready to make his mark. But once he arrives, Bigweld is nowhere to be found and nothing is quite how he imagined. Along with the help of some quirky mechanical friends, Rodney must find out what he’s really made of and tweak his dreams into a working reality.

Sunday, July 6, 2014

Electric Dough

RIMOSA's Electric Dough program will take place on Tuesday, July 8th at 10:30am in the John Clarke Children's Program Room here at the library.  There are still a few spots left!  If you are between the ages of 8-12 and are interested in learning about electricity, visit the Children's Desk or call 847-8720 ext. 204 to sign up.

In Electric Dough, tweens will learn about the properties of electricity - how circuits work and the difference between conductive and resistive material.  Create electric artwork using LED lights and play dough!

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Newport Public Library.