Cradles to Crayons, Various Providence Locations

Bring your little one to the library to enjoy stories, rhymes, dancing, and songs. At the end, bond with your toddler and other parents while making a craft and enjoying an open play time.  Drop in and join the fun!

Please note that some of these programs require registration and some will end at some time, follow the links for more information.

Monday

Olneyville Library, 10:30 am (until November 6, 2017)

Tuesdays

Washington Park Library, Providence, 10 am (until December 18, 2017)

Providence Public Library, 9:30 am 

Wednesdays

Rochambeau Library, Providence, 10 am

Thursdays

Mount Pleasant Library, 10:30 am

Fridays

Providence Public Library, 9:30 am 

Barnes & Noble Story Times, Smithfield

Here are upcoming story times for Barnes & Noble in Smithfield

Check here for additional storytimes

Where: The Crossings at Smithfield, 371 Putnam Pike Suite 330, Smithfield, RI 02917
Contact: 401-231-5828

Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime – Saturday September 23, 2017 11:00 am
In this clever picture book by James and Sue Patterson, each letter of the alphabet provides an impressive new word for children to learn. Join us for this special Storytime, with activities to follow.

Runny Babbit Returns Storytime – Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00 am
Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a language all their own. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

The Poky Little Puppy Storytime – Saturday October 07, 2017 11:00 am
One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy is the story of a curious puppy who digs holes under fences and has to go to bed without any dessert. This iconic book has delighted families for generations. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

After the Fall Storytime – Saturday October 14, 2017 11:00 am
Humpty Dumpty is an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall — that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can no longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

Good Day, Good Night Storytime – Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00 am
In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children’s book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear! Storytime – Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 am
Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story featuring a fearless anti-heroine that will have kids and their parents cheering. Then, in Creepy Pair of Underwear!, Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown team up for a hilarious and creepy story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

Barnes & Noble, Warwick, story times

Below are upcoming story times at Barnes and Noble in Warwick

Where: Warwick Centre, 1350-B Bald Hill Rd, Warwick, RI 02886
Contact: 401-826-8885

Celebrating the Fall Season Storytime – Thursday September 21, 2017 10:30 am
Fall officially begins on September 22nd so we will be reading Fall themed books during Storytime followed by an activity.

Big Words for Little Geniuses Storytime – Saturday September 23, 2017 11:00 am
In this clever picture book by James and Sue Patterson, each letter of the alphabet provides an impressive new word for children to learn. Join us for this special Storytime, with activities to follow.

Penguins Storytime! Tuesday September 26, 2017 10:30 am
Penguins are one of our favorite animals and we will be reading some penguin themed books. Followed by an activity.

Elephant & Piggie Storytime  – Thursday September 28, 2017 10:30 am
Storytime will feature Elephant & Piggie books followed by a fun activity.

Runny Babbit Returns Storytime – Saturday September 30, 2017 11:00 am
Runny Babbit Returns, a collection of 41 never-before-published poems and drawings by Shel Silverstein, features Runny and other woodland characters who speak a language all their own. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

The Poky Little Puppy Storytime  – Saturday October 07, 2017 11:00 am
One of the original 12 Little Golden Books, The Poky Little Puppy is the story of a curious puppy who digs holes under fences and has to go to bed without any dessert. This iconic book has delighted families for generations. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

After the Fall Storytime – Saturday October 14, 2017 11:00 am
Humpty Dumpty is an avid bird watcher whose favorite place to be is high up on the city wall — that is, until after his famous fall. Now terrified of heights, Humpty can no longer do many of the things he loves most. Will he summon the courage to face his fear? Find out at Storytime, with activities to follow.

Good Day, Good Night Storytime – Saturday October 21, 2017 11:00 am
In this previously unpublished picture book by Margaret Wise Brown, author of the beloved children’s book Goodnight Moon, readers will take comfort in the reassuring world of the little bunny and delight at the attention to detail and hidden surprises on every page. Join us for Storytime, with activities to follow.

Mary McScary and Creepy Pair of Underwear! Storytime – Saturday October 28, 2017 11:00 am
Join us for a special Halloween Storytime! First, in Mary McScary, bestselling authors R.L. Stine and Marc Brown join forces again in a funny story featuring a fearless anti-heroine that will have kids and their parents cheering. Then, in Creepy Pair of Underwear!, Aaron Reynolds and Peter Brown team up for a hilarious and creepy story of a brave rabbit and a very weird pair of underwear.

 

Books on the Square weekly story times

When
10:30am   Mondays
11:00am   Saturdays

Where
Books on the Square , 471 Angell St, Providence, RI 02906

Cost: Free

Contact:
Books on the Square
(401) 331-9097

Parents and children can join our storytellers each week for the ongoing story time event lasting approx. 30 minutes. This event is best suited for children 6 months–6 years old.

NOTE: Sometimes, our story times are cancelled due to sickness or inclement weather.  You are welcome to give us a call at (401) 331-9097 around 10:00am to find out if story time is happening.

Frosty Drew Nature Center Preschool Story Time

Where
Frosty Drew Nature Center, 62 Park Lane, Ninigret Park, Charlestown, RI 02813, United States

Cost
Fee per session: $7/non-members; $5/members; Adults are free. Please email: fieldstudies@frostydrew.org or call: 401-859-1450 to register.

Contact
401-859-1450
fieldstudies@frostydrew.org
Website 

Join us at the Frosty Drew Nature Center twice each month on a Monday for an engaging story time designed for children ages 3-to-5. Every session includes a nature story, animal lesson, craft, and other hands-on activities. Nature Center animals will be part of each story time session. Adults should accompany children. Adults are free.

Advance registration is required to ensure minimum number of participants.
Please email: fieldstudies@frostydrew.org or call: 401-859-1450 to register. Please include
your name and contact information. Fee per session: $7/non-members; $5/members

[Note that times in October are different.]

Monday, September 11 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
The Seashore Book, by Charlotte Zolotow

Monday, September 25 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
In One Tidepool, by Anthony D. Fredericks

Monday, October 2 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Big Al, by Andrew Clements & Yoshi

Monday, October 16 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Fish Eyes, by Lois Ehlert

Monday, November 6 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
Crab Moon, by Ruth Horowitz

Monday, November 13 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
House for Hermit Crab, by Eric Carle

Monday, December 4 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
How Deep is the Sea, by Anna Milbourne

Monday, December 11 12:30 pm -1:30 pm
Secrets of the Seashore, by Carron Brow