Kids' Page

Read with the Bears!

Weekly Story Times

Parents and children can join our storytellers two times each week for the ongoing Story Time event lasting approx. 30 minutes.
--This event is best suited for children 6 months–6 years old.

10:30am   Mondays for Babies
11:00am   Saturdays for all Kids

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.

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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th
11am | STORY TIME | Oge Mora Thank You, Omu! MORE »
Oge Mora Event

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28th
7pm | HALLOWEEN PARTY | Games, Entertainment, Costume Parade MORE »
Halloween Party

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Great place to find the newest kids' books:
IndieBound Kids' Next List

Great places to find award-winning kids' books:
Caldecott Medal & Honors Books
Newbery Medal & Honors Books

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See our 2017 Top 20 Kids' Books and Staff Favorites for Children's Picture Books & Middle Readers below:

2017 Top 20 Kids' Books

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World Cover Image
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
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Jabari Jumps Cover Image
The Hate U Give Cover Image
Deluxe Essential Handbook (Pokémon) Cover Image
Dog Man Unleashed: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #2) Cover Image
Emako Blue Cover Image
Ada Twist, Scientist Cover Image
Finding Providence: The Story of Roger Williams (I Can Read Level 4) Cover Image
The Getaway (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 12) Cover Image
Dog Man: From the Creator of Captain Underpants (Dog Man #1) Cover Image
The Snowy Day Cover Image
A is for Activist Cover Image
The Book of Dust:  La Belle Sauvage (Book of Dust, Volume 1) Cover Image
Wonder Cover Image
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls Cover Image
Framed! Cover Image
Good Night Rhode Island (Good Night Our World) Cover Image
Everything, Everything Cover Image
Look, Look Again Cover Image

Staff Favs - Picture Books

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Hello, World! Birds Cover Image
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A Greyhound, a Groundhog Cover Image
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Daniel Finds a Poem Cover Image
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Mother Bruce Cover Image
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A Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups Cover Image
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Frog on a Log? Cover Image
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Hypnotize a Tiger: Poems About Just About Everything Cover Image
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Home Cover Image
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Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree Cover Image
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Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
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Mama, Do You Love Me? Cover Image
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What's Your Favorite Animal? (Eric Carle and Friends' What's Your Favorite #1) Cover Image
I am Amelia Earhart (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
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Journey Cover Image
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The Tapir Scientist: Saving South America's Largest Mammal (Scientists in the Field Series) Cover Image
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Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children Cover Image
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We Go Together!: A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse Cover Image
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Where the Wild Things Are Cover Image
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The Mitten Cover Image
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A Beatrix Potter Treasury (Peter Rabbit) Cover Image
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Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection (Thomas & Friends) Cover Image
Little Pea Cover Image
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The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street) (Big Bird's Favorites Board Books) Cover Image
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The True Story of the Three Little Pigs Cover Image
In the Night Kitchen Cover Image
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cover Image

Staff Favs - Middle Readers

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Frog and Toad Are Friends (I Can Read Level 2) Cover Image
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The Cartographer's Daughter Cover Image
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Lost in the Pacific, 1942: Not a Drop to Drink (Lost #1) Cover Image
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The Secret Keepers Cover Image
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Mighty Odds (The Odds Series #1) Cover Image
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The Girl Who Drank the Moon (Winner of the 2017 Newbery Medal) Cover Image
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Movie Tie-In Edition) (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children #1) Cover Image
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The Iron Tomb (Pyramid Hunters #1) Cover Image
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Wolf Hollow Cover Image
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The Wild Robot Cover Image
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Thumbelina Cover Image
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Bloom Cover Image
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Monstrous Cover Image
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The Thing About Jellyfish Cover Image
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Crenshaw Cover Image
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The Princess in Black Cover Image
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Special Edition Harry Potter Paperback Box Set Cover Image
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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) Cover Image
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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon Cover Image
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No Kiss for Mother Cover Image
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Dinotopia, a Land Apart from Time: 20th Anniversary Edition (Calla Editions) Cover Image
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Asterix Omnibus 1 Cover Image
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Ella Enchanted Cover Image
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The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel) Cover Image
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The Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness: A True Story Cover Image
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School Cover Image
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Little Bear (I Can Read Level 1) Cover Image
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Flawed Dogs: The Shocking Raid on Westminster Cover Image
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The Little Prince Cover Image
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Mill Cover Image
The Phantom Tollbooth Cover Image
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Tintin in America (The Adventures of Tintin: Original Classic) Cover Image