Category: resources

Children’s Books as Bridges

Children’s Books as Bridges

[ 0 ] March 29, 2017 |

Right now, so many of us are seeking to connect the children in our lives with bridges, empathy, and empowerment in the face of separation, misunderstanding, and fear. While the values we impart are rooted in our adult-child relationships, we also pave the way to a wider world-view beyond day-to-day experience. Books are one portal […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for the Family

New Year’s Resolutions for the Family

[ 0 ] December 30, 2014 |

As the flurry of the holidays comes to an end, our thoughts shift towards the welcoming of a new year and what it may have in store for us and our families. If you’ve ever tried to set and stick to self improvement goals on your own, you know that by February 1st, things start […]

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The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff

The Value of Playing with REAL Stuff

[ 0 ] April 15, 2014 |

By Cathy Saunders, Director of Education, Providence Children’s Museum Children in the U.S., for the most part, are not growing up in a “hands-on” society. Toys are bought, not made by hand, and are not designed to be fixed if they break. Classroom time is more focused on test preparation and less on project-based learning […]

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Parenting Matters Workshop

Parenting Matters Workshop

[ 0 ] March 17, 2014 |

On Saturday March 22nd, Bradley Hospital hosts the annual Parenting Matters conference.  This conference is intended for anyone who raises or works with children.  The conference will be held at Barrington High School from 8:00am-12:40pm. There are a large number of workshops lead by some amazing and insightful local minds – behavioral experts, child-rearing gurus […]

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Got a question? Need information? AskRI.org!

Got a question? Need information? AskRI.org!

[ 0 ] January 28, 2014 |

Need to fix your car? Is your aunt visiting from Florence and you need to brush up on your Italian? Can’t remember how to do long division? Trying to find your great-grandfather’s birth certificate? There is a quick and free online resource for almost any question you have or information you might need ,with librarians online […]

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For Back to School Time & All Year Long! AskRI.org is a MUST Web Site for Students & All Learners

For Back to School Time & All Year Long! AskRI.org is a MUST Web Site for Students & All Learners

[ 1 ] October 24, 2010 |

The folks at AskRI.org want to remind parents, teachers, and all RI students about the wealth of free online education resources and services available at AskRI.org, the website of the RI Statewide Reference Resource Center at Providence Public Library. Funding for these resources is provided through the RI Office of Library & Information Services. Need […]

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Kidoinfo Resource Directory

Kidoinfo Resource Directory

[ 3 ] January 8, 2009 |

We’re excited to announce the updated Kidoinfo Resource Directory. Now you can Search, Rate and Review. And we invite you to suggest your favorites as well. Check it out at: www.kidoinfo.com/resources/ As a mom, I’m always craving more information about everything for kids. Like other parents, I often get recommendations for camps while at the […]

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