Kid’s Place

   Welcome to the Children’s Department!

Our focus is on children from birth through age 14. We have a large collection of materials
including : board books, picture books, books for beginning readers, current and classic fiction,
a wide range of non-fiction titles, books in Spanish, audio books, music CDs, magazines,
downloadable audio and e-books and much, much more including a computer room for
children up to the age of 13!
We have 5 special AWE computers. These Early Literacy Stations are a dynamic all-in-one
digital learning solution for children ages 2–10. These popular computers are a must for many
children any time they visit the library. They are so much fun no one notices how much
learning is actually taking place. One is Spanish/English bilingual.
Our Children’s Department offers a variety of programming throughout the year. Four series of
pre-school story hours for children from ages 3 months to 5 years are offered September
through May. Pre-registration is a must.
BABY & ME – For ages 3 months to 23 months
TODDLER TIMES 2 – For ages 2 years
TODDLER TIMES 3 – For ages 3 years
PRESCHOOL STORY TIME – For ages 4 and 5 years
Special Story Times, Baby Signing Time (for ages 9 months to 3 years), Jr. Book Buddies (for
ages 5 to 8) and Lego Club occur throughout the year and more information will be listed on
our website.
For more information on the above programs, call the Children’s Department at the library at
353-5600 ext. 122.

Watch for family programs featuring special performances through the year especially during
school vacation weeks and during our Summer Reading Time, usually late June to mid-August.
Also, check out our Museum passes for a free or reduced admission to the RI Children’s
Museum and Roger Williams Park Zoo among others.

Live Homework Help at Tutor.com (http://www.tutor.com/homeworkhelpRI) If you are in
grades K-12, college or you are an adult learner, you can receive free tutoring in math, science,
social studies and English everyday from 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. online.

Kids Sites

American Library Association Great Websites for Kids

 

Arthur                                       (http://pbskids.org/arthur/)
Barney and Friends             (http://www.barney.com/usa/index.asp)
Between the Lions                (http://pbskids.org/lions/)
Disney                                       (http://disney.go.com/index)
Dr. Seuss                                  (http://www.seussville.com//)
Fun Brain                                (http://www.funbrain.com/)
Kids.gov                                  (http://www.kids.gov/)
Kids Reads                              (http://www.kidsreads.com/)
Magic School Bus                 (http://www.scholastic.com/magicschoolbus/index.htm)
NASA Kids Club                    (http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forkids/kidsclub/flash/index.html)
National Geographic Kids (http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/games/)
Nickelodeon Jr.                    (http://www.nickjr.com/)
PBS Kids                                   (http://pbskids.org/)
Sports Illustrated for Kids(http://www.sikids.com/)
Up to Ten                                 (http://www.uptoten.com/kids/uptoten-home.html)
Yahoo Kids                             (http://kids.yahoo.com/)

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