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June 27, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:45 PM @ Fearing/Trustees Conference Room
June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Activity Room
We are getting ready for our Summer 2018 Reading Program. The theme is Libraries Rock! Families are invited to use the activity room to socialize and play with the library’s toy collection
June 27, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Children's Department
Read To a Dog moves to Wednesdays during the summer. Beginning at 10:30 AM from Jun. 20 to Aug. 15| Prevent the summer slide and keep your skills sharp by reading to an eager listener. The dogs will be available for 15 minute sessions on their “listening” days. Suitable for kids age 5 and up. ... The Summer Listening Schedule: Jun.20, Christina & Salty | Jun.27, Michelle & Taco | Jul.11, Christina & Salty | Jul. 18, Michelle & Taco | Jul.25, Toni & Boo | Aug. 01, Pat & Luke | Aug.08, Christina & Salty | Aug.15, Pat & Luke. Registration is necessary – please call the Children’s department to reserve. Registration is open now
June 27, 2018, 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Whiton Room
MAKE YOUR OWN VIDEO GAME
The Rhode Island Computer Museum will present a workshop called “Make Your Own Video Game”. This is a great chance to put down your controllers and take time to learn interactive software titled “Scratch” and create your own “video game” sample. The program will also include an exhibit on “Historic Video Games”. The exhibit aims to explain the impact of Early Video Games and then teach the MIT developed youth program “Scratch”. Scratch is a computer program developed to teach software coding and allows you can create your own “video game” sample. The workshop aims to explain how early video games were made and give students new skills to develop their own games. For ages 9 to 11.
This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.
June 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Whiton Room
“SMART ROBOTS for Tomorrow’s Building" This workshop aims to explain basic concepts of robotics. Working in teams, students will learn coding to instruct a simple robot to move objects in construction challenges. This is a hands on workshop using a Raspberry PI. The Pi programming environment allows you to do many things with a tiny credit-card-sized computer! You will also learn about programmable electronics for making motors run and a lot more. The set-up is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced programmers and fun for everyone! This workshop is ages 12+. This program requires registration. Please register online or by calling 781-741-1405 ext. 1403.