Teen Coding Club

Wednesday, August 13th
5:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Come join others who love to code– we’ll be pursuing our interests whether they be learning java script, creating apps, building video games, or exploring Minecraft mods!

Ages 11-18 welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the reference desk.

Location: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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Scott Jablonski as Benjamin Franklin

Thursday August 14, 2014
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM

Contact: Children’s Room   333-2552, x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Benjamin Franklin was a lover of books and a life-long learner, whose work in science positively impacted countless numbers of people! In this high energy presentation Scott uses original music, visuals and crowd participation to introduce some of Dr. Franklin’s scientific works in a fun, creative and meaningful way.

This 45 minute program is part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program “Fizz, Boom, Read”.   The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Pawtucket Red Sox, Citizens Bank and Pepsi. Local support includes RI Children’s and Young Adult Librarians, and the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library.

This exciting program is for children ages 4-12.  Tickets will be available in the Children’s Room starting Monday, July 28, 2014 and a nominal fee of $0.50 will be charged for individual admission.

Location: Community Room

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Take It Apart Day

Thursday, August 14th
2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Ever wanted to take apart a computer?  A toaster? A cell phone?  This is your lucky day! Bring something of your own to take apart or we’ll have stuff here as well!
Teens entering grades 6-12 welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the library.

Location: Seminar Room
There are many spaces available.

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Adult Summer Reading Finale

Thursday, August 14th
6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Reference Department   (401) 333-2552 x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

If you entered at least one book review for this year’s adult summer reading program, then you are eligible to join us for an ice cream social! Make your own sundae and tell us about your favorite book from this summer. We will celebrate the end of summer reading and get a sneak peek at what is happening at the library this Fall! REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!

Location: Community Room

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Fizz Boom Art-Design Your Own T-shirt

Saturday August 2, 2014
10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Children ages 4-12 are invited to join us in the Children’s Room for Design Your Own T-Shirt! This fun arts and craft event will be held on Saturday, August 2nd, from 10-11 am.  Come and create a unique t-shirt using fabric markers, stencils, and your own special style. It can be a special memento of your summer vacation!  The t-shirt will be provided.

Registration begins in the Children’s Room on Monday, July 21, 2014.  Please bring your library card when registering. Preference will be given to children who reside in Cumberland.

Location: Children’s Room

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Bubblemania

Monday August 4, 2014
2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   333-2552, x3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Bubble-ologist Casey Carle will be at the Library for his BubbleMania Show.  Children will learn how bubbles form, why they’re spherical, how to make a cube bubble and the science of bubble bursting.

This 45 minute interactive program is part of the 2014 Summer Reading Program “Fizz, Boom, Read”.   The statewide Rhode Island Summer Reading Program is supported by the RI Office of Library and Information Services with funds from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Pawtucket Red Sox, Citizens Bank and Pepsi. Local support includes RI Children’s and Young Adult Librarians, and the Friends of the Cumberland Public Library.

This exciting program is for children ages 5-12.  Tickets will be available in the Children’s Room starting Monday, July 28, 2014 and a nominal fee of $0.50 will be charged for individual admission.

Location: Community Room

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Starlight Storytime

Monday, August 4th
6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

This is an ideal storytime for children whose parents work during the day. Children may wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal if they wish.  Join us for 30 minutes of thematic stories, finger plays, music and fun!  Children and their families are invited to join us at all storytimes this summer… all ages are welcome!

Location: Children’s Room

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Evening Book Discussion

Monday, August 4th
6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM

Contact: Melissa Chiavaroli   (401) 333-2552, x 2   reference@cumberlandlibrary.org

August’s book discussion choice is Nancy Horan’s Loving Frank.

“Loving Frank is one of those novels that takes over your life. It’s mesmerizing and fascinating–filled with complex characters, deep passions, tactile descriptions of astonishing architecture, and the colorful immediacy of daily life a hundred years ago–all gathered into a story that unfolds with riveting urgency.”
–Lauren Belfer, author of City of Light

Evening Book Discussion choices are available at the Circulation Desk.

Location: Seminar Room

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Book Buddies

Tuesday August 5, 2014
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

This unique program will pair teen volunteers with children ages 4-10 who would like to practice reading to someone or who would like to be read to!  We’ll all gather with the Children and Teen librarians in the Community Room, and after reading time there will be fun literacy games and activities to explore together!  Register by calling or visiting the library.  Spaces are limited.

Location: Community Room

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Henna by Heather

August 5th
4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   401-333-2552 x2   jenn@cumberlandlibrary.org

Not only will Heather give you an amazing henna tattoo, she will also teach you the properties of this remarkable plant and the history of this art form.

Teens entering grades 6-12 welcome.

Register here or by calling or visiting the library.

Location: Seminar Room

There are many spaces available.

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