Programs for Children

Michael C. Fargnoli Children's Library

Mohr Library hosts preschool story hour, book discussions, after-school programs and more.


To speak with someone in the Children's library call (401) 231-4980 and press 5, or send us a message from the contact page.

April Programs

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Monday, April 20, 11am-3:30pm
Spring Crafts
Make paper flowers, bunnies, chicks and blooming trees!
Ages 4 and up with an adult.

Tuesday, April 21, 11am-3:30pm
Recycled Art
Celebrate Earth Day through crafts! We will provide a variety of recycled materials for kids to make their creations.
Ages 4 and up with an adult.

Wednesday, April 22, 11am-1pm
Coding For Minecraft
Learn how to summon lightning bolts with a bow and arrow or build giant rainbows in the Minecraft world with code! Spawn farm animals or monsters instantly and have fun "modding" your world!
This workshop introduces coding concepts by showing participants how to build or mod the game using the Javascript or Python programming language. The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers and fun for everyone!
Ages 8 - 12. Registration is required. This program is sponsored by The Friends of Mohr Library.

Thursday, April 23, 6:30pm
Magic Show presented by Bjorn the Magician
See the magic as it was performed a thousand years ago!
Free tickets will be available at the Children's Desk starting on Monday, April 20.
This program is sponsored by The Friends of Mohr Library.

Friday, April 24, 4:30pm
People in the Neighborhood
Ms. Michelle will introduce you to Police Officer Chuck, from the Johnston Police Department! Officer Chuck will talk about his job in the community and answer questions. There is a story and craft, too.

police officer Grades K and up; registration required.

Saturday, April 25, 11am
Casey Farm presents Project Chick
Participants will observe and touch real live chickens and a selection of eggs from birds ranging from the hummingbird to the ostrich. Casey Farm will also leave us an incubator and later on we will have a chance to see chicks hatch and take their first steps!
This program is sponsored by The Friends of Mohr Library.

LEGO Junior Makers

Held on the second Thursday of every month.
Play with our 10,000 brand new LEGO bricks donated by LEGO systems!
Ages 5 and up. No registration.

Art Smart with Ms.Melyssa

For Grades 3-6.
Thursday, April 2 and May 7 at 4pm.

artsmart Registration required. call 231-4980 and press 5 for more information.
New members welcome.

People in the Neighborhood

In this series of programs Ms. Michelle will introduce you to a meteorologist, a police officer, a firefighter, and other community workers. We will meet on the third Friday at 4:30pm.

Museum Passes

The library offers discount passes to several fun places in and around the state! These passes have been donated by the Friends of Mohr Library.
Click here for more information about our Museum Passes

Activities for Toddlers and Preschoolers



Stories, songs and fingerplay for children ages 3 to 5 with a grown-up. Will run from April 28-May 27.
Tuesdays 0 to 3 years old.
Wednesdays 3 to 5 years old.
Thursdays TumbleBooks-E-books for young kids
All storytimes start at 10:30am. No registration.

Grades 3-5

Science Club with Ms Michelle will be held on the first Monday of the month at 6:30pm through May.
Join Ms Michelle for hands-on experiments.
New members welcome! Registration required. 231-4980 x5

Saturday Drop-in Crafts

Every Saturday. Drop-in anytime between 11 am and 3:30 pm
Craft programs feature several projects for kids and adults to do together. (Not appropriate for children under 3 as small parts might present a hazard.)

For more information, call Meri, 231-4980, and press 5 for the children's room.
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