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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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Jan 2 @ 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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D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1-3pm Every other Saturday from November to June. This table top role playing game based on the D&D style, but not necessarily the D&D universe, is for 18 years and up. A D&D game for teens in Middle and High school takes place Tuesdays 3-5pm For more information contact Ed Fuqua at 401-769-9044 x3 or 401-767-4132
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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
Jan 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Jan 8 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
WPD Blood Drive 2:00 pm
WPD Blood Drive
Jan 8 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Woonsocket Police Department National Blue Blood Drive in the library community room.
Knitting Circle PR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle PR
Jan 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in Adult Program Room.Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Jan 8 @ 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
Jan 9 @ 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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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Jan 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Jan 15 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Jan 15 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
No Book Club 7:00 pm
No Book Club
Jan 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Library’s Book Club gathering is canceled for tonight.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Jan 16 @ 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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Author Paul Mainville 10:00 am
Author Paul Mainville
Jan 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Local author Paul Mainville is here to talk about his book Fifteen Miles: one man’s journey to find family and self. Books available for purchase and signing. Free and open to all.
D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Jan 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1-3pm Every other Saturday from November to June. This table top role playing game based on the D&D style, but not necessarily the D&D universe, is for 18 years and up. A D&D game for teens in Middle and High school takes place Tuesdays 3-5pm For more information contact Ed Fuqua at 401-769-9044 x3 or 401-767-4132
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Jan 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Jan 22 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Jan 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
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RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring 7:00 pm
RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This program is for adults who work with young children and wish to tone their storytelling skills with a professional storyteller with over 25 years of experience performing for young children. This program is free and covers Tips and techniques for effective telling finding, selecting & learning stories to tell practice telling in a safe & supportive enviornment Sharing ideas, songs & fingerplays Using puppets, felt boards & other props creating original stories The purpose of the RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring is to encourage oral storytelling both in the classroom and at home. This free monthly group is being facilitated[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Jan 23 @ 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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Friends of the Library Meeting 5:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Jan 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Friends of the Library Board meets on the last Monday of every month from 4pm-5pm. All are welcome to become a Friend of the Library.  Membership forms are available at the library circulation desk or can be found online here.  
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Jan 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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
Jan 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
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Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Jan 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Jan 30 @ 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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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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