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July 2021 NEWS AND PROGRAMMING

Summer Reading for All Ages!

This year's summer reading program theme is Tails and Tales!

We are using Beanstack to  register and track summer reading! To register, go to louttitlibrary.beanstack.org or go to your App store and download the free Beanstack app. There is also a guide on our website on how to submit tickets on Beanstack.

All entries must be submitted by Saturday, August 21. Drawings will be on Monday, August 23.

 

Upcoming Events

Kids Art Labs Gr. 2-5 - Sessions are held Tuesdays @ 2 p.m. Registration Required.

July 27: Color Mixing

Aug 3: Paint Pour
 

Teen Art Labs Gr. 6-12 - Sessions are held Tuesdays @ 2 p.m. Registration Required.

July 20: OP Art

Aug 10: Paint Pour
 

Yoga in Living Color for Teens

Join local yoga teacher Jess D. for this fun and messy yoga class. You will practice yoga on your canvas and have pastels on your feet and hands and your movement will create colorful abstract artwork. After class you'll have the option to cut out your favorite part of your artwork and frame it!

(NOTE: Wear clothing that can get messy!)

Wednesday, July 21 @ 10 a.m.

Registration Required. Gr. 6+
 

Terrariums

Join Ms. Stephanie out in the town pavilion to create a terrarium! Registration Required.

Thurs., August 5

Grades 6+ @ 11 a.m.

Grades 1-5 @ 2 p.m.
 

 

Fiddle 'N' Fun

Fiddle 'N' Fun is back for an outdoor concert and musical experience. Bring your own blanket and spread out around the town pavilion to enjoy the show! Recommended for Gr. PreK-4. Families welcome.

Thurs., August 12 @ 11 a.m.

 

Take Home & Virtual Programs
 

Crafty Thursdays

We'll have new take home craft kits available every Thursday for pick-up from the library. The kit will have all the pieces of the craft.
 

STEAM Mondays

We'll have a new STEAM kits available to take home every two weeks on a first come-first served basis. Dates for new kits: July 12, July 26 and Aug. 9. Recommended for Gr. PreK-3
 

Teen Take and Makes

We'll have new take and make kits available to take home every two weeks on a first come-first served basis. Dates for new kits: July 12, July 26 and Aug. 9. For Gr. 6+

Upcoming Book Club Meetings
 

Kids Read Across RI Gr. 4-7

Mon. July 26 @ 2 p.m.

We'll discuss the book Becoming Muhammad Ali followed by an activity and craft.
 

Teen Book Club Gr. 8-12

Thurs. July 29 @ 11 a.m.

We'll discuss the graphic novel Mooncakes followed by an activity and craft.


Registration is required for all book clubs. We will meet outside, in the pavilion behind the library. Participants in all book clubs will receive a free copy of the book. To register, email louttitlibrarychildrens@gmail.com

Adult Yoga on Wednesday Evenings

Our adult yoga sessions that meet from 6pm-7pm on Wednesday evenings have open spaces! Contact the library to register.
STEAM to go kits

Come check out our new STEAM to go kits!

Call the library at (401) 397-3434 or email our childrens' librarian at louttitlibrarychildrens@gmail.com.
Children's Storywalk
There's a new Storywalk out back! On the next sunny day, head out to the trail behind the library and keep an eye out for the pages on display from The Good Egg.

Don't forget to find a trail map and a special craft on the library porch, in front of the double doors.

Patron Survey

Fill out our patron survey here: Louttit Library Patron Survey

Meeting Rooms Available to Reserve
Starting July 1st, our meeting rooms in the Elsie Palmgren Oltedale Community Center and the Louttit Library basement activity rooms will be available to reserve again. Please contact the library for more information at louttitlibrary@gmail.com or 401-397-3832.
New First Chapter Friday!
Picture book preview!
Youth Programs: Registration & Info

To register for all youth programs, email louttitlibrarychildrens@gmail.com. For all in-house & outdoor programming, we will be following current state social distancing and mask guidelines.
Adult Programs: Registration & Info
To register for all adult programs or to reserve a meeting space you must have a fine-free Ocean State Libraries Library Card. West Greenwich residents are given priority. Email
louttitlibrary@gmail.com or call the library: 401-397-3434.
Check out our website and sign up for our e-newsletter for information on more library services and activities. A library card provides access to books, videos, and other items available from all of Rhode Island’s public libraries. A Louttit Library card specifically entitles you to Hoopla, Kanopy, and Newsbank digital services; offering free movies, ebooks, audiobooks and RI newspaper access.
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397-3434
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