NEWS: The library is open for limited in-person services. You are required to wear a face covering and adhere to physical distancing protocol if you visit us. There will be time and capacity limits so you may have a wait to enter the building. Library staff will be stationed at the front entrance to monitor the number of people in the building. You will be able to pick up your item holds at the checkout desk. You do not need an appointment for this service. Curbside pickup appointments are available by calling 401-767-4126. Limited browsing will be available in some areas of the library.
Notary and photocopying services are offered as walk-in services. Computer use is in the reference area and by appointment only. The teen and children’s computers are not available for use at this time. You are allowed one sign-on per day for 30 minutes maximum. You must speak directly with a reference librarian to set up and confirm a computer use appointment by calling 401-767-4124. Self-service faxing is not available at this time.
The library hours open and available for in-person services are Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9am-12pm and 2pm-5pm. The 30-minute computer use hours on these days will be from 9am-11:3oam and 2pm- 4:15pm. Wednesday hours are 10am-12pm and 2pm-6pm. The 30-minute computer use hours on Wednesdays will be from 10am-11:30am and 2pm-5:15pm. The library is closed Monday-Friday from 12pm-2pm for sanitizing.
All items are to be returned in the outside book drop. DVDs and other media should be wrapped in a paper or plastic bag and secured with rubber bands. All returns are quarantined for up to 72 hours. All returns are backdated to the date of return in the book drop. We are not accepting book donations at this time.
Please stay informed about any additional library-related cancellations or closings here on our website, on our Facebook page or call 401-769-9044. Thank you for your support and patience as we work safely to re-open your library.
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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS
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Aside from our vast catalog of books and media, Woonsocket Harris Public Library is an eventful place filled with opportunities to meet like-minded people or introduce yourself to new interests. We have a constantly updated list of events for children, teens, and adults that vary in topic and style, ensuring that everyone can find a great fit and attend a fun and fulfilling event or group meeting.
Make sure that you check our agenda regularly so that you don’t miss out on any of our amazing events and group meetings. We’re always adding to our schedule and there are always great opportunities on the horizon.
Booktalking is a fun and spirited look at great books for teens along with everything else, including vampires, Harley Quinn, Star Wars and super heroes. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Miss Gabby from the Children’s Room.
Virtual program for families of preschool and young grade school children. A Princess, Pirate or other character will tell stories and sing songs. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use the code k7ud2si to access stories.
Conversations- Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Children’s Assistant Miss Solitaire talk about a wide range of topics related to the world of books and learning. Topics include poetry, fantasy, folk tales, fairy lore and mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’email@example.com and we will send you the code.