Programs for Children

Michael C. Fargnoli Children's Library

Mohr Library hosts a number of regular programs for all ages, including preschool story hour, book discussions for various age groups, after-school programs and more. Check back for exact dates and times.

To contact the Children's Department call (401) 231-4980, press 5, or send us a message from the contact page.

Click here for a printable flyer of April programs.(Includes April Vacation programs)

Special Family Programs

Introduction in Homeschooling

Join us on Monday, March 31 6pm to 8pm.
Experienced homeschooling parents, who are also board members of ENRICHri, will present this program that covers the basics of homeschooling.
This program is sponsored by ENRICHri (a 501(c) non-profit, RI-based, secular homeschool group). Check us out at http://www.enrichRI.org
Click here for a printable flyer containing program information.

Warm and Fuzzy Animal Adventures

Saturday, June 7 at 11am
Come to the library to interact with live baby goats, a giant tortoise, holland lop bunnies, guinea pigs, a hedgehog, diamond doves, a baby Sun Conure, a bearded dragon, chickens, ducks and more.
Kids can pet, brush, and swaddle the animals. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Mohr Library.

Mad Science

Thursday, June 26 at 6:30pm
We will kick-off our Summer Reading Program with a Fizz, Boom, Pop chemistry and physics show featuring audience participation,a Genie Out of a Bottle and fizz-powered rockets.
This program is sponsored by The Andrew Greene Fund.

April Vacation Week

Spring Crafts

Spring CraftsMonday, April 21 11am to 3:30pm
Make paper flowers, bunnies, chicks and blooming trees.
Ages 3 and up with an adult.

Recycled Art

Recycled ArtTuesday, April 22 11am to 3:30pm
Celebrate Earth Day through crafts - We will provide a variety of recycled materials for kids to make their creations.

Movie

FrozenWednesday, April 23 at 10:30am
Enjoy the new Disney movie Frozen and some popcorn.

People in the Neighborhood

Mike Montecalvo
Wednesday, April 23 at 1pm. Meet Mike Montecalvo and learn about his job in the community!
Mike Montecalvo co-anchors the 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm and 11pm newscasts on WPRI-12 and 10pm news on FOX Providence. Grades K and up. Registration is required. New members welcome.
Click here for a printable registration form.

Birds of Prey

Birds of PreyThursday, April 24 at 6:30pm Audubon Society of Rhode Island
Join the Audubon Society of Rhode Island for a presentation about RI's Hawks.Learn about what species live here, what they eat, how they hunt, and some of their amazing adaptations for survival. Then meet a couple of live hawks to round out the presentation.
This program is sponsored by The Friends of Mohr Library.

Ancient Civilizations

IndiaFriday, April 25 at 4:30pm.
Your tour guides, Ms. Michelle and Ms. Carlene present a program for children (Grades K-5) exploring India through, film, stories,crafts and games. This program is one in a series. We will delve into other Ancient Civilizations on the third Friday of every month during the school year.
Please register in person or by calling us at 401-231-4980 /5. Once registered, you are registered for all the programs in this series.
Click here for a printable registration form.

Project Chick

Project ChicksSaturday, April 26 at 11am Casey Farm presents Project Chick
Participants will observe and touch real chickens and a selection of eggs from birds ranging from the Hummingbird to the Ostrich.
After the presentation Caasey Farm will leave with us an incubator with eggs which are expected to hatch around May 12.
This program is sponsored by The Friends of Mohr Library.

Ongoing Programs

Ancient Civilizations

India Children (Grades K and Up) and their families are invited to join us on Friday, April 25 at 4:30pm. to explore India. Your tour guides, Ms. Michelle and Ms. Carlene present a program for children (Grades K-5) exploring India through, film, stories,crafts and games.
This program is one in a series. We will delve into other Ancient Civilizations on the third Friday of every month during the school year.
Please register in person or by calling us at 401-231-4980 /5. Once registered, you are registered for all the programs in this series.
Click here for a printable registration form.
Click here for a printable flyer containing program information.

Science Club

Science Club Science Club meets the first Monday of the Month through June. Please register if you have not done so already.
Monday, April 7, at 6:30pm
Join Ms. Michelle for "Peep Science".
Click here for a printable registration form.
Click here for a printable flyer containing program information.

Art Smart with Ms. Melyssa

Art Smart Art Smart with Ms. Melyssa will meet at 4pm on the first Thursday of the month October through May.
The next meeting is on Thursday, April 3 at 4pm.
Students will learn about the art of Joan Miro.
Grades 3 -6.
New members welcome. Registration is required.
Click here for a printable registration form.

Reader's Lair Book Club

Reader's Lair Mohr Library invites students in grades 3 to 5 to join our book club, which will meet October through May.
On Thursday, April 10 at 6:30pm we will discuss Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage.
Copies of the book are available.
New members welcome. Registration is required.
Click here for a printable registration form.

People in the Neighborhood

Mike MontecalvoIn this series of programs Ms. Michelle will introduce you to a news reporter, a police officer, a firefighter, and other community workers.
We will meet on the third Wednesday at 4:30pm
Special time for February program. See February vacation program listing.
Wednesday, April 23 at 1pm.(April school vacation) Meet Mike Montecalvo and learn about his job in the community!
Mike Montecalvo co-anchors the 5pm, 5:30pm, 6pm and 11pm newscasts on WPRI-12 and 10pm news on FOX Providence. Grades K and up. Registration is required. New members welcome.
Click here for a printable registration form.
Click here for flyer containing program information.

Saturday drop-in Crafts

CraftsEvery Saturday
Please not: On Saturday February 22, the crafts program will start at 1pm due to a Family Concert in the morning.
Drop in anytime between 11 and 3:30pm.
Craft programs feature several self-directed projects for kids and parents to do together.(Craft programs are not appropriate for children under 3 as small parts might present a hazard.)

Story Time

Story Time We'll share stories, songs, rhymes, and a simple craft. All storytimes start at 10:30am. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Storytime will run from March 18 until April 17. as follows:
Tuesdays infants to 3 years old
Wednesdays 3 to 5 years old
Thursdays 2 and 3 years old.
The next storytime session will start on April 29 and run through May 29.
Click here for a printable flyer with program information.


For more information, call Meri, 231-4980, and press 5 for the children's room.
To receive email notices of events, send a request via our contact page.

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