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Special Programs

Welcome to the kid’s center for additional programming.
Please see below the upcoming one-off events geared toward our smallest patrons!

For programming for teens, please visit our Bonus Programs page.

For storytime scheduling, please visit our Storytimes page.

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Crafts with Miss Sarah

Monday, April 15, 10am – 12pm
in the Children’s Room

Join Miss Sarah in the Children’s Room and make a spring-themed craft!

While supplies last. This is a drop-in program.

Best for ages 5-11.

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Storytime at Mount Hope Farm

Tuesday, April 16, 10am – 11am
at the Mount Hope Farm StoryWalk®

Hop on over to Mount Hope Farm, where Miss Sarah has a treat in store for you! Listen to the StoryWalk® tale and an extra story, then dive into a fun craft session.

Best for ages 0-8.

No registration required.

Stuffed Friend Workshop flyer. The writing is surrounded by zoo animals celebrating with balloons and confetti. The animals pictured are a tiger, a sloth, a monkey eating a banana, a crocodile, a giraffe with a leaf in its mouth, a duck sitting on a Lilly pad, an elephant holding a balloon, and a flamingo.

Stuffed Friend Workshop

Wednesday, April 17, 10am – 1am
in the Herreshoff Community Room

Everyone could use a new friend, so make one at our Stuffed Friend Workshop! You will select your friends, hand stuff them, place a wish inside them, and then create a birth certificate for them.

Space is limited. Please register on our website.

Best for ages 4-10.

A cartoon hen is surrounded by 3 little chicks. They sit atop the green grass with clear white skies above. The Historic New England logo is on the top left and the Rogers Free Library logo is on the bottom right. All written information can be found on this page.

Project CHICK Presentation

Friday, April 19, 10am – 11am
in the Herreshoff Community Room

Baby chicks are coming to the library! Join us in the Herreshoff room to learn about life cycles with baby chicks.

Project CHICK will be giving a hands-on presentation about Dominique chickens and eggs, and leaving eggs and an incubator with us. 21 days later, the eggs will be hatching! Children are free to visit the eggs and check on them as they get ready to hatch!

Best for ages 3 & up.

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Swiftie Party

Friday, April 19, 3pm – 5pm
in the Teen Space

Party like it’s 1989!

Come hang out in the Teen Space for friendship bracelet making, a photo wall, themed snacks, music, trivia, and more. Eras Tour outfits encouraged.

Best for ages 10-18.

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Smokey the Bear Reading Challenge

March 20 to July 5, 2024

Help Smokey celebrate his 80th birthday by learning how to prevent wildfires and help the environment.

Check in with staff at the Children’s Room to pick up your reading log. Read books and earn badges to complete the challenge and earn your prize!

Best for ages 4-10, but any age can participate.

Lego Club Rules: 1-Respect the creations of others. 2-Share the Lego bricks. 3-Leave the Legos at the library. 4-Clean up when you are done. if bins are dumped, please put back all Legos. 5-Have Fun! ... Parents: Please monitor your child while laying wit Legos. Thank you.

Lego Club

Every Saturday, 10:00 am – 11:00 am*
Children’s Room

There will be a different building challenge each week, or you can build whatever you want!

No registration is needed!

Ages 5-12

*If there is a morning program, Lego Club will be held after the event.

If you have any questions, please contact our Youth Services Librarian, Sarah Griffin at (401) 253-6948, option 3.

For recurring events, please see our calendar at