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The Great Checkout: Help support the 9 Providence Community Library branches!

The Great Checkout: Help support the 9 Providence Community Library branches!

[ 0 ] March 14, 2013 |

The Great Checkout is a cool night out for parents—mix and mingle at the Rochambeau Library and bid on “living people” to support programming at all nine Providence Community Library (PCL) branches.

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This is (my) kindergarten readiness

This is (my) kindergarten readiness

[ 0 ] March 14, 2013 |

As you navigate your own educational path with your children, there may be times that you feel pressure or feel lost and conflicted (even in the preschool years!)

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Leave No Child Inside: Conversation Followup

Leave No Child Inside: Conversation Followup

[ 1 ] March 13, 2013 |

Last week’s “Leave No Child Inside” conversation – presented by the Providence Athenaeum, Providence Children’s Museum and Kidoinfo – featured an enthusiastic exchange of ideas and resources for increasing kids’ outdoor playtime.

Some of the issues:

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crafts

Last minute festive decor

Last minute festive decor
[ 0 ] December 19, 2014 |
If your house is anything like ours, decorations of a seasonal nature are fairly low key this year.  A combination of a tornado-like… more

new parents

The Importance of Developmental Screenings for the Early Years

The Importance of Developmental Screenings for the Early Years
[ 0 ] December 10, 2014 |
What is Developmental Screening? The first five years of your child’s life are the most important years for physical, emotional, and… more

food

Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 13

Food Bank Open House Set for Saturday, Dec. 13
[ 0 ] December 3, 2014 |
All ages invited to donate food, tour the Food Bank, sort fresh produce for food pantries and enjoy musical performances. The Rhode Island… more

tech

Unplug During Screen-Free Week

Unplug During Screen-Free Week
[ 0 ] April 30, 2014 |
Shut down the video games, turn off the TV and step away from your screens – May 5-11, 2014 is Screen-Free… more

home work balance

Home Work: Diane Jennings

Home Work: Diane Jennings
[ 0 ] November 20, 2014 |
Join us today as we meet one of my favorite local Moms, Diane Jennings of Luca Boutique. Luca has quickly become my go to place for… more

things to do

Musical Youth

Musical Youth
[ 0 ] December 2, 2014 |
There are such a variety of amazing children’s music classes available in our little state.  Here follows a round-up of some of the… more

child development

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill

Teaching children to manage boredom will serve as life skill
[ 0 ] July 14, 2014 |
There are plenty of ways to teach kids to conquer boredom but first we need to provide an opportunity for them to get bored. Many of… more
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