Chace Children's Discovery Library


Chace Children's Discovery Library -- The Story Starts Here...
Rhode Island's latest early learning destination!


Providence Public Schools

Grades 6 - K  |  Grades K - 5  |  Pre-K


2015-16 SCHEDULE

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There's usually something happening in our Children's Room. Specially designed early learning programs for children and their parents include:

Lapsit Story Time - Tuesdays & Fridays, 11:30 am - 12:00 pmMom with Small Child

(for ages Birth to 18 months)

Join us for stories, songs, rhythm and rhyme all designed for your and your wee-one.

Cradle to Crayons - Tuesday and Friday Sessions!

Register for a Tuesday OR Friday Session

Child coloring

(for ages 1 to 3 years old)

Tuesday Session 1: 9:30 - 10:30 am

Tuesday Session 2: 10:30 - 11:30 am

Friday Session 1: 9:30 am (please be on time; doors open at start times only)

Friday Session 2: 10:30 am (please be on time; doors open at start times only)

This program combines time for play and socialization with a story time that includes movement, songs, finger plays and wonderful children’s literature. 

VIDEO: See our Cradle to Crayons Program

NEW!! -- Prepare for K through Play - Thursdays, 9:30 am

Child with parent

(for ages 4 - 5 years old)

Designed to build skills needed for school and life through play, music, movement and stories. Registration first come, first serve. Two eight-week sessions run September - June.


All programs run in 8-week sessions from September to June. Registration is required for all Tuesday and Friday programs. Please contact Anne Kilkenny at 455-8098 or Bonnie Lilienthal at 455-8025 for more information or to register.

January -  June

Family Learning Sundays (this year's schedule)

(designed for children 5 to 10 years old)

Join us for an interactive learning program focusing on various topics including science, music, nature, art and dance. These programs are designed with the family in mind and are aimed at children ages 5 to 8 with their parents/caregivers, but siblings are generally welcome. All programs begin at 2:00 PM. Rooms TBA.

Family Learning Sundays are free programs made possible with generous support from donors.

Contact the Children's Room at 455-8025 or 455-8098. 

Check our Calendar of Events for other upcoming programs.

Check our Children's Newsletter for this month.

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