Welcome to the Virtual Rooster Games Thursday March 4th 6:30-7:30pm. To join this program visit https://www.cranstonlibrary.org/virtual-rooster-games  

and fill out the form. Woonsocket students, please be sure to indicate Woonsocket on the form where it says city or town.   The Rhode Island Children's Book Award Nominee list can also be found on the same page. Then read as many of the books from the RICBA book list as you wish. We recommend 3-5 books so you will be able to answer trivia questions, first lines, objects, illustrations and more. Cranston Public Library is hosting the event and several librarians from around the state will be hosting challenges based on books from the Rhode Island Children's Book Award. 

 

Ms. Chris from Woonsocket Harris Public Library will be participating in one of the events and hopes to see many Woonsocket students participating. Every participant will get something for joining us.  

 

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