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Summer Reading Performances

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Circus Dynamics: Solar System Circus! with Maurice Eighme
Come join us for a spectacular styled variety show featuring mesmerizing hula hooping, flag spinning, amazing tricks, gravity, the vastness of space, and tons of fun! After the show, please join us for a short balloon twisting workshop where kids will learn to make their own balloon animal.

  • Thursday, June 20, 2:30 PM @Wanskuck Library
  • Tuesday – July 2, 2:30 PM @Olneyville

  • Thursday, July 11, 3:00 PM @Rochambeau Library

  • Tuesday, August 13, 2:00 PM @Smith Hill Library

Feel Good Circus with Casey Lamb
Feel Good Circus is an upbeat, fun-filled circus program that entertains, interacts, and gets kids involved to Watch, Learn, Play and Join the Circus! Watch Acacia dazzle in a whirlwind of hula hoops, juggle and spin a variety of props to feel good music. Learn the skills she uses in a hands-on interactive workshop following the performance. Play along to circus games that are sure to get a laugh, build connections with peers, and build self-esteem. 

  • Monday, June 24, 10:00 AM @South Providence Library
  • Tuesday, July 16, 3:00 PM @Fox Point Library

Animal Experiences with Dave Marchetti!
Learn, see, touch and hold reptiles and small mammals. A hands-on show featuring turtles, lizards, snakes and other amazing animals!  (For families with kids ages 5 and up). 

  • Thursday, June 27, 10:00 AM @Knight Memorial Library
  • Tuesday, July 9, 2:00 PM @Smith Hill Library

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2:30 PM @Olneyville
  • Thursday, July 18, 3:00 PM @Mt. Pleasant Library

  • Thursday, August 15, 3:00 PM @Washington Park Library

Ray Ward: Bwana Iguana Reptile Adventure!
A fast-paced, hands-on show that brings the audience into the mysterious world of reptiles. Ray Ward's unbridled enthusiasm and quick wit keeps everyone engaged, and sometimes on the edge of their seats. Not only is the presentation educational, it’s loads of fun and entertaining as well.

  • Tuesday, July 2, 10:00 AM @Knight Memorial Library
  • Wednesday, July 10, 11:00 AM @Rochambeau Library
  • Thursday, August 8, 2:30 PM @Olneyville

Rhode Island Computer Museum
Across the Universe in a Stomp Rocket: Have you ever wanted to be a Rocket Scientist? Young Engineers will reverse engineer a rocket!  We will brainstorm, design and build our own stomp rockets from simple household materials before we BLAST them off!!

  • Monday, July 8, 10:00 AM @South Providence Library
  • Wednedsay, July 10, 3:00 PM @Fox Point Library

  • Thursday, July 25, 2:30 PM @Wanskuck Library