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
11:00am   Saturdays

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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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 Staff Favorites for Children's Picture Books & Middle Readers below:

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? Cover Image
I Am Amelia Earhart Cover Image
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Journey Cover Image
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The Tapir Scientist 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: A Ukrainian Folktale Cover Image
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A Beatrix Potter Treasury Cover Image
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Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection Cover Image
Little Pea Cover Image
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The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street) Cover Image
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The True Story of the 3 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 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 Cover Image
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Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Movie Tie-In Edition) Cover Image
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The Iron Tomb 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 Cover Image
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Asterix Omnibus, Volume 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 Cover Image
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Sideways Stories from Wayside School Cover Image
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Little Bear 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 Cover Image