A Visit with Santa
Join Santa Claus for holiday stories and a sing along on Thursday, December 12th @ 4:00pm. Children will be able to complete a simple tree ornament craft to take home while they wait for their turn to talk to Santa. Photo opportunities will be provided!
No registration is required. Held in the lower level program room. Ages 4+.
Book Buddies Book Club
The Book Buddies Book Club, for readers in grades 3 – 5, will meet on Monday, December 16th @ 3:45pm to discuss our December book, The Christmas Genie by Dan Gutman. Come for book discussion, snacks and a related activity! Registration is required and children should read the book ahead of the meeting. Copies of the book are available at the Children’s Desk. For more information visit the Book Buddies Blog.
November / December Preschool Storytime
Books & Babies, ages 0 – 11 months, Wednesdays @ 10:00am, November 13 – December 11
Library Lapsit, ages 12 – 23 months, Thursdays @ 10:00am, November 14 – December 12
Toddler Time, ages 2 – 3 years, Tuesdays @ 10:00am, November 12 – December 10
OR Thursdays @ 11:00am, November 14 – December 12
Books & Crafts, ages 4 – 6 years, Thursdays @ 3:45pm, November 14 – December 12 - FULL
Please note: The final session of Books & Crafts on Thursday, December 12th will be combined with the Visit from Santa Claus. There will not be a separate Books & Crafts class. A Visit from Santa Claus will take place at 4:00pm in the lower level program room.
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Questions? Visit the Children’s Desk or call 401-847-8720 ext. 204 for more information.
Programs for Children @ the Newport Public Library!
The Children’s Department offers a wide variety of programming for children of all ages. From our preschool storytimes to the Book Buddies Book Club for the upper elementary set to summer programs for Tweens and special events during the year.
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