Adult Programs & Events

Adult Programs & Events2018-07-06T13:44:43-04:00

Upcoming Events

Aside from our vast catalog of books and media, the 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 or sign up for our newsletter 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.

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Children’s Program Room

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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Open to caregivers and those experiencing memory loss.  Meets in the main program room when the library is open. Live & Learn is a social program for people with early memory loss offering new ways to compensate for memory changes. Contact Alz.org/ri at 1-800-272-3900 or email Margaret “Annie” Murphy at mmurphy@alz.org.  Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 4 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Annie Marie Cote runs the Artists Circle for adults 18 years and up only. Takes place every other Thursday. This is not a class. No instruction will be given. Bring your own art materials and project.
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An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain 2-3 pm, A Family Fun Performance for All Ages by Mary King and Ed Sweeney Musicians Ed Sweeney and Mary King use the power of music and words to transport audiences back in time to experience the beautiful melodies of Stephen Foster and the hilarious quips of Mark Twain in an Americana program that will delight and entertain all ages. Ed Sweeney, performing on an array of guitars and banjos, honors people and their history by presenting music that entertains as well as educates. Ed has performed worldwide and his music has been[...]
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 10 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Open to caregivers and those experiencing memory loss.  Meets in the main program room when the library is open. Live & Learn is a social program for people with early memory loss offering new ways to compensate for memory changes. Contact Alz.org/ri at 1-800-272-3900 or email Margaret “Annie” Murphy at mmurphy@alz.org.  Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Apr 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Library Board of Trustees meets at 7pm in the Woonsocket Room on the second Wednesday of the month. The public is invited to attend. No August meeting.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 11 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Annie Marie Cote runs the Artists Circle for adults 18 years and up only. Takes place every other Thursday. This is not a class. No instruction will be given. Bring your own art materials and project.
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Open to caregivers and those experiencing memory loss.  Meets in the main program room when the library is open. Live & Learn is a social program for people with early memory loss offering new ways to compensate for memory changes. Contact Alz.org/ri at 1-800-272-3900 or email Margaret “Annie” Murphy at mmurphy@alz.org.  Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
Book Club 7:00 pm
Book Club
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Books being discussed change monthly, and members are encouraged to take part in additional book club activities! For more information, please contact Margaret at 401-769-9044 x5.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 18 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Annie Marie Cote runs the Artists Circle for adults 18 years and up only. Takes place every other Thursday. This is not a class. No instruction will be given. Bring your own art materials and project.
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 24 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Open to caregivers and those experiencing memory loss.  Meets in the main program room when the library is open. Live & Learn is a social program for people with early memory loss offering new ways to compensate for memory changes. Contact Alz.org/ri at 1-800-272-3900 or email Margaret “Annie” Murphy at mmurphy@alz.org.  Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
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Autisim Project Training for Parents Spanish Training 6:30 pm
Autisim Project Training for Parents Spanish Training
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spanish Creando las Conexiones involucra a los participantes en las etapas de desarrollo del niño, para que puedan reconocer y actuar sobre el desarrollo atípico cuando lo observen. El objetivo de esta sesión es aumentar el acceso a los recursos que promueven la detección, evaluación, diagnóstico, y la inscripción en los servicios adecuados para niños en riesgo de discapacidades del desarrollo o el Trastorno del Espectro del Autismo. Los participantes también tendrán una mejor comprensión del poder y beneficio de utilizar apoyos visuales para proporcionar estructura en las actividades del día a día.   Yeimy Bakemon-Morel phone #401-785-2666 ext 76795 email[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 25 @ 7:15 pm – 8:45 pm
Annie Marie Cote runs the Artists Circle for adults 18 years and up only. Takes place every other Thursday. This is not a class. No instruction will be given. Bring your own art materials and project.
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!

Recurring Events & Activities

Book Club

Join in on our book club! The book club meets monthly, typically on the last Wednesday of the month. Books being discussed change monthly, and members are encouraged to take part in additional book club activities such as bingo challenge cards and reviews for prizes!

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Knitting Circle

The Knitting Circle is held on Wednesday evenings from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. Knitting Circle is a fun, no instruction, minimal help gathering of knitters and crocheters. Bring your current project and join us!

Knitting Circle is on hiatus for the summer. It will return in September.

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Tech Tuesdays

If you need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email – we’ve created Tech Tuesdays to help you! We also give genereal assistance with electronic devices, an encourage you to bring your own.

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The Artists Circle

We welcome adult artists for this non-instructional gathering. We encourage you to bring your own supplies or a project you are working on and meet with fellow artists and be inspired! We welcome all art mediums! The Artists Circle meets Thursday nights at 7:15pm in the Children’s Program room.

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Victorian Steampunk RPG

This group is geared toward an adult audience (18 and over only). Come explore the uniquely designed role playing campaign designed by our own Ed Fuqua featuring a Victorian Steampunk setting. For more information or to sign up to attend contact Ed!

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Zumba

Held every Monday from 6:00P to 7:00P, Zumba class provides an exciting and fun way to work out to music. Keep your heart rate up and your health in balance by joining us today!

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