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Have fun at the library and help your child get Ready for Kindergarten!

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Ready for K!

  • Is for children who will be entering Kindergarten in the year 2016 or 2017 and their parents or caregivers
  • Consists of family activities to prepare you and your child for Kindergarten
  • Includes play activities, such as: storytelling, story acting, singing, experimenting and many more.
  • Is available in 7 locations of the Providence Community Library
  • Make new friends, build, tell stories, create, write, experiment, play, read, rhyme...

Choose one of the following workshops (each workshop will meet once a week for 9 weeks)

MONDAY Workshops

  • Knight Memorial • 275 Elmwood Avenue • April 4 • 10:30am-12
  • ​Smith Hill • 31 Candace Street • April 4 • 10-11:30am
  • Wanskuck • 233 Veazie Street • April 11 • 10:30am-noon


  • ​Mt. Pleasant • 315 Academy Avenue • April 6 • 10:30am-noon


  • Olneyville • One Olneyville Square • April 7 • 10:15-1145am​
  • Rochambeau • 708 Hope Street • April 7 • 10-11:30am
  • South Providence • 441 Prairie Avenue • April 7 • 10-11:30am

To register for this FREE program: Visit or call your neighborhood library!

Ready for K! is a project that was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services in collaboration with the Providence Public School Department and Ready to Learn Providence.

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