Polymer Clay Pens

Monday July 28, 2014
2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM

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

So ridiculously easy, but they look so cool you’ll want to make a dozen of them!
Teens entering grades 6-12 welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the library.  Spaces are limited.

Location: Community Room

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Starlight Storytime

Monday, July 28th
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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Book Buddies

Tuesday July 29, 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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Anime Club

Tuesday, July 29th
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

Contact: Jenn Cournoyer   (401) 333-2552 x2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org

STUDENTS AGES 13-18

Come watch Japanese animation, draw, read manga, and have a snack.  The club meets every Tuesday night unless otherwise indicated.

Location: Community Room

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Storytime at the Gazebo

Wednesday July 30, 2014
10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM

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

Children and their families will meet in the gazebo for this special storytime. This program is comprised of 30 minutes of thematic stories, finger plays, and music.  In the event of inclement weather, storytime will be held in the Children’s Room.  Children and their familes are invited to join us at all storytimes this summer… all ages are welcome!

Location: Children’s Room

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Magician Darren Yong

Wednesday, July 30th
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM

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

Magic can not only amaze and astonish the hardest skeptic, it is a great ice breaker that overcomes social barriers. Darren has a down-to-earth laid-back style of magic and personality, and he will show you what a great tool magic can be.

Teens entering grades 6-12 are welcome.  Register here or by calling or visiting the library.

Location: Community Room

There are many spaces available.

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Open Art

Thursday July 31, 2014
11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   401-333-2552 X3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

The Children’s Room invites all “budding scientists”, ages 4-10, to join us for our Fizz, Boom, Read Open Art Program.  This craft program is drop-in format meaning no registration is required.

Children are invited to choose and complete one of the craft projects being offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The crafts will be science-themed to go along with our summer reading program.

Parents/guardians are asked to remain in the Children’s Program Room with their child.  Donations are always welcome and appreciated.

Location: Children’s Room

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Thursday Afternoon Chess

Thursday, July 31st
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM

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

Anyone 13+ interested in chess is invited to come and play with us each week in the Seminar Room.   Advance players can challenge each other or help our beginners.

Location: Seminar Room

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Lego Club

Thursday, July 31st
3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   401-333-2552 ext. 3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

We’ll bring the LEGO bricks – you bring the skills and ideas!  Best for builders 4 years and older.  Work on your own project or work as a team!  Projects can be continued from week to week.

This is a drop-in program, no registration is necessary.

Location: Children’s Room

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Jungle Encounters

Thursday, July 31st
6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM

Contact: Kimberly Usselman   401-333-2552 ext. 3   read@cumberlandlibrary.org

Jungle Encounters provide a professional, safe, educational, and fun show.  The audience will leave with a good understanding of how small wild cats survive in the wild and the challenges they face.  The audience will also see wild cats during the show.

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 6-12.  Tickets will be available in the Children’s Room starting Monday, July 21, 2014 and a nominal fee of $0.50 will be charged for individual admission.

Location: Community Room

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