Sep
11
Tue
Junior Fossil Hunters
Sep 11 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kids 6-10 hunt for “fossils” in our paleontology box then choose a fossil and make an impression of their object onto air dry clay to take home and enjoy.

Sep
12
Wed
Fossil Program for Kids
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Fossil enthusiast Steve Emma will be here to talk with kids and their families about all different kinds of fossils, particularly plant fossils. There will be an interactive presentation with samples of fossils. Kids will even be able to take home some fossils. Great for ages 6  & up with caregiver. Sign up now for this program by calling 769-9044 x2 or stop by the children’s room.

Adult Fossil program
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Steve Emma will   present a power point presentation on Fossils. There will be fossils for participants to take home. For ages 18 &up.

Sep
13
Thu
Bees for Kids
Sep 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Kids 8 & up and families can learn about how bees make honey, how beekeepers raise bees, and the process of pollination from flowers to fruits. Why are bees important? How can we help them thrive? Don’t worry there will be no stinging in this program! Normand Peloquin from Celestial Offerings will be here to answer your buzzing questions about bees. Sign up by calling 769-9044 x2 or stop by the library.

Part of our free Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet is a traveling exhibition for libraries. Explore Earth is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, The Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Explore earth is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Additional programs supported by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library.

Sep
14
Fri
Identifying Clouds with iPads
Sep 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Using iPads, participants will be able to take pictures of clouds (weather permitting) and then come inside and match the types of clouds they see to our STARNet Cloud Activity Cards. Then use the photo editor on the iPad to outline your cloud or make drawings or faces of your cloud. Your image will be printed or emailed to you the following week, as the program ends at 4:45 and the library closes at 5pm on Fridays. Sign up is requested as iPads are limited in number.

Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet is a traveling exhibition for libraries. Explore Earth is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the National Center for Interactive learning at the Space Science Institute. Exhibit partners include the American Library Association, The Lunar and Planetary Institute, and Afterschool Alliance. Explore earth is supported through a grant from the National Science Foundation. Additional programs supported by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library.
Woonsocket Harris Public Library 303 Clinton Street Woonsocket RI 02895 401-769-9044 x2