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Barrington, RI

Organization Name: Barrington Public Library
Address: 281 County Road
Barrington, RI 02806
Phone: 401-247-1920
Email: lisa@barringtonlibrary.org
Eligibility: Please call the library and ask for the children's department to verify the program dates/times.
Services Provided: An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by all ages and abilities with their favorite adult. Join us for a story, song and sensory exploration in a warm, accommodating environment. Drop-in, registration not required.

Event Location: Westfall Children's Program Room (Second Floor)
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/11/2019

Exeter, RI

Organization Name: Exeter Public Library
Address: 773 Ten Rod Road (Rt 102)
Exeter, RI 02822
Phone: 401-294-4109
Email: youth@exeterpubliclibrary.org
Eligibility: Please call the library and ask to speak to Aimee Fontaine for further details of the program, dates and times.
Services Provided: An interactive storytime program that can be enjoyed by children of all ages, abilities and sensibilities with their favorite adult.
Join us for a book, music and sensory exploration!
No registration is required. If you have any questions or if your child would benefit from a social story before the program, we'll have some at the desk or you can email Miss Aimee at youth@exeterpubliclibrary.org.
We meet on the 3rd Saturday of every month from September to May from 1-2pm.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/11/2019

Greenville, RI

Organization Name: Greenville Public Library
Address: 573 Putnam Pike
Greenville, RI 02828
Phone: 401-949-3630
Email: bwells2012@gmail.com
Eligibility: Please call the library and ask for the children's department to verify the program dates/times.
Services Provided: An interactive and educational story time that is developed for children with sensory challenges ages 12 and under. Books, music and sensory play. Drop in program, no registration is necessary. See you soon at the library! Please call Babs Wells, Children's Librarian for any questions and for program dates/times.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

Harrisville, RI

100 Tinkham Lane
Harrisville, RI 02830
Phone: 401-710-7800
Address: 100 Tinkham Lane
Harrisville, RI 02830
Phone: 401-710-7800
Fax: 401-710-7772
Email: rperron@Burrillville.org
Eligibility: Please call the library children's department for more details.
Services Provided: An interactive and educational program that can be enjoyed by all children, but is especially designed for children with sensory integration challenges. Geared for ages 3 and up. Registration is suggested but not required.

LOCATION: Children's Program Room
Please call the library children's department for more details.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

North Providence, RI

1810 Mineral Spring Avenue
North Providence, RI 02904
Phone: 401-353-5600
Address: 1810 Mineral Spring Avenue
North Providence, RI 02904
Phone: 401-353-5600
Fax: 401-353-1794
Eligibility: Please call the library for program details and for further information
Services Provided: All Ages --An interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by children of all abilities and sensibilities with their favorite adult.

Join us for a book, music and sensory exploration!
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

Pawtucket, RI

Organization Name: Pawtucket Public Library
Address: 13 Summer Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860
Phone: 401-725-3714 x208
Email: mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org
Eligibility: Please call the children's department for information and program details, dates and times
Services Provided: This is a monthly program for children who are on the
Autistic Spectrum Disorder or other developmental delays. Program
will include picture schedule, songs/rhymes, movement, fun stories and
sensory activities! Great for families looking for a small group. Best for
children ages 3 to 12 year olds, but any child is welcome.
Registration encouraged, but not required. For a social story, please
email mcotto@pawtucketlibrary.org or call 401-725-3714 x208
Saturdays, March 30th, April 27th, May 11th & June 22th
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Library Basement Auditorium
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/14/2019

West Warwick, RI

1043 Main St.
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-828-3750
Organization Name: West Warwick Public Library
Address: 1043 Main St.
West Warwick, RI 02893
Phone: 401-828-3750
Eligibility: for babies to age 5 with a caregiver. Please call the library and ask for the children's department to verify the program dates/times.
Services Provided: Sensory friendly hands-on activities.
Drop in and play with sensory friendly activities like playdo, blocks, magnet games, sand sensory bottles, balls and more in the Youth Department Program Room.
For children of all abilities, including those with Sensory Processing challenges, ASD and/or other special needs.
Lego time is at 11:00 am on Saturdays in this same room.
Please call the library and ask for Anne for any questions, date/times of the events.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/20/2019

Woonsocket, RI

303 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-769-9044
Organization Name: Woonsocket Harris Public Library
Address: 303 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895
Phone: 401-769-9044
Email: cgoldstein@woonsocketlibrary.org
Eligibility: Please call 767-4122 and ask for Chris or Beth the children's librarians for any questions and for date/times of the event.
Wheelchair Accessible: yes
Services Provided: Our sensory exploration programs can be enjoyed by children of all ages, abilities, and sensibilities with their adult caregiver. Listen to stories, sing a song, tell a felt board story, and visit our sensory tables for interactive play. Walk-ins are welcome so long as there is comfortable space in the room for all.
Original Source: Rhode Island Dept of Health, Office of Special Needs
Last Updated: 3/20/2019