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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Adult Program Room

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Woonsocket Room

Children’s Program Room

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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Dec 2 @ 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
Dec 3 @ 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
Dec 4 @ 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
Dec 5 @ 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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Circle of Security Parenting Course 9:15 am
Circle of Security Parenting Course
Dec 6 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
The Library is hosting an 8-week parenting/caregiver workshop on Friday mornings in the Woonsocket Room from 9:15am-11am starting on November 1st. This is an 8-week series that runs through December 27th (no meeting on November 29th). The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. In this workshop series, parents and caregivers will be guided on how to: understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the child’s emotional needs, support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of your child’s self esteem, honor[...]
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D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Dec 7 @ 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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Monday Crafternoon 3:00 pm
Monday Crafternoon
Dec 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Male a paperback book candle wreath. Sign-up is required so we know how many supplies to purchase. Craft session is free and for adults ages 18 and up. You are welcome to bring your own decorating supplies to coordinate with your home décor. Sign-up with Margaret from December 1st to December 6th by calling 401-767-4126. Please leave your name and phone number.
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Dec 9 @ 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
Dec 10 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 11 @ 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
Dec 12 @ 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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Circle of Security Parenting Course 9:15 am
Circle of Security Parenting Course
Dec 13 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
The Library is hosting an 8-week parenting/caregiver workshop on Friday mornings in the Woonsocket Room from 9:15am-11am starting on November 1st. This is an 8-week series that runs through December 27th (no meeting on November 29th). The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. In this workshop series, parents and caregivers will be guided on how to: understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the child’s emotional needs, support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of your child’s self esteem, honor[...]
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Dec 16 @ 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
Dec 17 @ 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
Dec 18 @ 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
Dec 18 @ 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
Dec 19 @ 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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Circle of Security Parenting Course 9:15 am
Circle of Security Parenting Course
Dec 20 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
The Library is hosting an 8-week parenting/caregiver workshop on Friday mornings in the Woonsocket Room from 9:15am-11am starting on November 1st. This is an 8-week series that runs through December 27th (no meeting on November 29th). The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. In this workshop series, parents and caregivers will be guided on how to: understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the child’s emotional needs, support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of your child’s self esteem, honor[...]
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D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Dec 21 @ 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
Renaissance V Brass Quintet 2:00 pm
Renaissance V Brass Quintet
Dec 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An hour of holiday music from 2-3pm in the main program room. Free concert and open to all.
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Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Dec 23 @ 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
Dec 24 @ 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
Dec 25 @ 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
Dec 26 @ 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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Circle of Security Parenting Course 9:15 am
Circle of Security Parenting Course
Dec 27 @ 9:15 am – 11:00 am
The Library is hosting an 8-week parenting/caregiver workshop on Friday mornings in the Woonsocket Room from 9:15am-11am starting on November 1st. This is an 8-week series that runs through December 27th (no meeting on November 29th). The Circle of Security® Parenting™ program is based on decades of research about how secure parent-child relationships can be supported and strengthened. In this workshop series, parents and caregivers will be guided on how to: understand your child’s emotional world by learning to read the child’s emotional needs, support your child’s ability to successfully manage emotions, enhance the development of your child’s self esteem, honor[...]
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Friends of the Library Meeting 4:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Dec 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 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
Dec 30 @ 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
Dec 31 @ 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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