UPDATE 6/29/20: DVDs, audiobooks, music CDs and other media can be returned in the outside book return. The book return will be open 24 hours starting on Monday, June 29th at 9:30am through Thursday, July 2nd at 4:30pm. Please place all media in a plastic bag and secure it with rubber bands before returning in the book drop. All returned items are quarantined for 72 hours before checking in off of your library account. Library staff have Friday, July 3rd off for Independence Day observance.
6/21/20: The library will offer limited in-person notary, printing and copying services by appointment only. This service will be available on Tuesdays and Thursdays only from noon-1:45 pm in the main program room. To schedule one of these services, please speak directly with a Reference Librarian by calling 401-767-4124. Notary services are free. Copies are .20 cents per page for monochrome and .30 cents per page for color. Printing is .25 cents per page for monochrome or color. Please bring $1 bills or quarters only. We cannot make change for bills larger than $1. The copier coin box will return change for copies. Signage will direct you to enter the library through the program room side door. We ask that you wear a mask and adhere to social distancing protocol. Only 5 patrons and 2 library staff members (7 people total) will be allowed in the program room at any given time. There is a 15 minute time limit in the building.
The library offers contactless curbside pickup by appointment only. We will call you to schedule the pickup appointment when your items are ready. Information for this and other services can be found here. Please read through this information to discover how you can request library materials!
Please stay informed about any additional library-related cancellations or closings here on our website and on our Facebook page. Thank you for your support and patience as we work safely to re-open your library.
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UPCOMING EVENTS & PROGRAMS
What’s New At The Library?
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 age children. Princess Snow will sing songs and tell stories. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code for stories k7ud2si on Google Classroom.
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.