Exercise your mind this summer with our summer math challenges. We have some tough math problems for children ages 6-11. Complete the challenge and return your answer to the children’s information desk for a prize! There will be a different math challenge every Friday beginning June 17th and ending August 26th.
Thanks to Don Wilbur and Jerry O'Brien who died while serving on the building committee, all those helped and who wore out shoes canvassing prior to the referendum, our wonderful merchants, our supportive Councils, staffs, and administrators, our wonderful legislators, penny drive donors, the Rhode Island Foundation who believed in the project first, The Rhode Island Office of State Library Services,
This summer join us in the children’s program room. Come CREATE with your child or grandchild (or any child in your life) 11 years or younger. A variety of supplies will be provided and some sample projects BUT you choose how to CREATE whatever you want.
Join us every Monday between 4pm – 7:30pm and Friday 10:30am-2pm.
Adult supervision required.
Beginning on July 5th, at 5:30 PM, Harris Gruber will continue to lead his book group series featuring the Patrick O'Brian series of books. In January, he began with Book 1, MASTER AND COMMANDER; now, will move on to POST CAPTAIN. The meetings will be held on Tuesdays, beginning July 5 at 5:30 and run for up to 6 weeks.
Stop by the library on Tuesday, July 12 at 6pm and learn about the different animals that live in your backyard. Ocean State Animal Coalition will join us for this program which focuses on the needs of wildlife in your community and how people can be good neighbors to the animals in their backyards. This interactive presentation reminds children about the variety of species we share our State with and points out ways that kids can enjoy the diversity without causing harm.
Registration is requested
Summer Math Challenge for Kids
Friday, June 24, 2016
A fruit vendor sold 198 kilograms (kg) of apples one the first day. On the 2nd day, he sold 24kg more than he did on the first day. On the 3rd day he sold 12kg less than he sold on the 2nd day. On the 4th day, he sold 29kg more than he sold on the 3rd day. How many kgs of apples did the farmer sell all 4 days?
Additional Challenge: How many apples do you eat in a week? Estimate how many apples you will eat this summer if you ate the same amount of apples each week.
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