Thursday, April 4, 2013
The series will run each Saturday from Apr. 6 to May 18.
Learning good social skills is an important part of every child's life, especially once they have reached school-age. Sharing, problem-solving and holding polite, conversation are everyday skills needed for productive development and Mohr Library (1 Memorial Ave.) is giving Johnston children the chance to interact with one another in an interactive, structured setting. The "Breakfast Bunch" is a free social skills group designed for children ages 6 to 8 years old, featuring games, crafts and fun activities. Two school psychology doctoral students will lead the six-week program, scheduled for Saturdays, Apr. 6, 13, 20 and May 4, 11 and 18 from 10-11:30 a.m. Registration is required. Parents/guardians should send an e-mail with their name …
Friday, December 28, 2012
On Jan. 2, children can learn the science behind winter weather while making a craft.
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Friday, December 28, 2012
Kids love snow. They love snowball fights, building snowmen and snow days from school, but do they know exactly how the wintry white stuff is created? As part of its "After School Adventures" series, the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library (1 Memorial Ave.) is hosting "Snow!" on Jan. 2 from 4:30-5:30 p.m. The free program is directed at children in grades K-3 and will allow them the opportunity to discover how snow and other precipitation is made. Instructor Ms. Michelle will also show the group how to make a sparkly snowflake craft. Mohr Library holds "After School Adventures" programs at 4:30 p.m. on the first and third Wednesday of each month through June, 2013. Registration is required and can be made by calling 401-231-4980 and …
Thursday, November 8, 2012
A big anniversary for a local library tops the list of 5 Things to Know Today for Nov. 8, 2012.
1. Milestone: Greenville Public Library recently celebrated its 130th anniversary — check out the announcement. [And if you'd like to share news from your school or organization, just visit the JohnstonPatch Announcement page.] 2. Reading: Mohr Library in Johnston hosts a Readers' Lair meeting tonight starting at 6:30 pm. Registration requested; book discussion, activity, and a snack. Free. 3. Visit: The Bridge at Cherry Hill senior facility hosts an open house and tour starting at 3 pm. Refreshments and snacks; call ahead to reserve your spot. 4. Discuss: There are other things going on than politics, you know — and if you'd like to share your thoughts on just about any subject, sign up to blog on Patch. 5. Weather in 10 Words: Blustery…
Friday, November 18, 2011
Mohr Library hosts an art session for grades 3 through 6 today at 4 p.m.
This afternoon at 4 p.m., Marian J. Mohr Library hosts Art Smart with Ms. Melyssa for grades 3 through 6. Each session — held on the second Friday of the month — focuses on the work of a great artist. Past lessons have included the styles of Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar) and Jasper Johns. For more information about this art program contact the library at (401) 231-4980, ext. 215 or send an e-mail to email@example.com. Dates and times for events are subject to change. Please call ahead to confirm.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Join library staff for a discussion of the best-selling "Game of Thrones."
Join staff Fiction Specialist Kevin Broccoli at the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave., today at 3 p.m. for a discussion group on "Game of Thrones" by George R.R. Martin. The best-selling books are now a hit series on HBO. The first novel features a fantastic cast of characters that includes kings, thieves, murderers and more. Head to the library to pick up this page-turner and see what everybody's talking about. The discussion is free and open to the public. For more information, call 401-231-4980 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
The Mohr Library hosts Halloween movie night tonight at 6.
What's better on Halloween week than a scary movie? Jump out of your skin at the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave., during a screening of "Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant" (rated PG-13) tonight at 6. Based on the series by Darren Shan, the movie is about a young boy named Darren Shan who meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a vampire. After a series of events, Darren must leave his normal life and go on the road with the Cirque Du Freak and become a vampire. Looking for all the local Halloween goings-on in one spot? Check out our Halloween Page at http://johnston.patch.com/topics/halloween 2011. While you’re there, enter your kid’s costume in the Patch CostumeContest.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Talk to some local authors and hear their stories tonight at the library.
There's nothing more exciting than hearing new work by some talented local authors. Head to the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave., tonight at 6 for an evening of funny and fascinating writing, plus a chance to meet and talk with the writers themselves. The event is free and open to all. For more information, call 401-231-4980.
Monday, October 24, 2011
The Mohr Library offers a free Halloween movie for students today at 2:30.
Celebrate the spookiest holiday of the year a week early during Halloween Movie Day at the Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave., today at 2:30 p.m. Students in grades 6-12 are invited to stop by the library to watch "The Witches," based on the Roald Dahl book for free. Snacks will even be provided. The Witches is a 1990 film adaptation of the book of the same name by Norwegian-British author Roald Dahl.It was directed by Nicolas Roeg and produced by Jim Henson Productions for Lorimar Film Entertainment and Warner Bros, starring Angelica Huston, Mai Zetterling and Rowan Atkinson. As well as being the final film that Jim Henson personally worked on before his death, this was also the final theatrical film produced by Lorimar …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
The Mohr library hosts crafts for teens today at 2:30.
Marian J. Mohr Memorial Library, 1 Memorial Ave., hosts 3D Crafts for students in grades 6 through 12 today at 2:30 p.m. Bring your creativity and make something cool — or creepy, or cheery. The event is free and open to all teens. For more information, call 401-231-4980.
Monday, October 3, 2011
Today is the scheduled start of Mohr Library's Science Club.
Beginning today at 6:30 p.m., Marian J. Mohr Library kicks off its Science Club for students in grades 3 through 5. Tonight's theme is Bubble Science, where members can explore basic concepts behind soap bubbles through fun experiments and devise bubble-creating instruments. The Science Club runs through May; registration is required. For more information, call (401) 231-4980.