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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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

Hello, World! Birds Cover Image
A Greyhound, a Groundhog Cover Image
Daniel Finds a Poem Cover Image
Mother Bruce Cover Image
A Tower of Giraffes: Animals in Groups Cover Image
Frog on a Log? Cover Image
Hypnotize a Tiger: Poems about Just about Everything Cover Image
Home Cover Image
Red Knit Cap Girl and the Reading Tree Cover Image
Happy Birthday, Madame Chapeau Cover Image
Mama, Do You Love Me? Cover Image
What's Your Favorite Animal? Cover Image
I Am Amelia Earhart Cover Image
Journey Cover Image
The Tapir Scientist Cover Image
Miss Moore Thought Otherwise: How Anne Carroll Moore Created Libraries for Children Cover Image
We Go Together!: A Curious Selection of Affectionate Verse Cover Image
Where the Wild Things Are Cover Image
The Mitten Cover Image
A Beatrix Potter Treasury Cover Image
Thomas the Tank Engine Story Collection Cover Image
Little Pea Cover Image
The Monster at the End of This Book (Sesame Street) Cover Image
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs Cover Image
In the Night Kitchen Cover Image
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Cover Image

Staff Favs - Middle Readers

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