Jul
29
Mon
Magician Russ DeSimone
Jul 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This high energy, interactive magic show is sure to please both the young and young at heart! Family entertainment at its best including comedy, audience participation, special surprises and everyone’s favorite “LIVE” magic bunny, Presto! Be part of this magical celebration as we experience “A Universe of Stories!”

This program is appropriate for all ages. Children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver. Free tickets will be available at the Children’s desk 1 week prior to the show. You may call  401-769-9044 Ext.2.

Aug
8
Thu
Henna by Pinky
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Thursday August 8th 2-3pm

Henna art will be limited to 10 participants due to time and number of cones available. Ms. Pinky will be here to do the henna hand designs. There will also be designs you can practice with on paper before using the cones yourself and create your own hand designs. There will be a few cones at the end for participants to try on their own hands.

Light snacks, fruit juice, cookies and music from India.

Children under 10 must be with an adult caregiver who can give permission. Henna art last for little over a week.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library

Aug
13
Tue
Children’s Author Kerri Gaulin
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Author Kerri Gaulin will read from her book Howie Flies Solo. Summary: Join Howie, the owlet, on his first solo adventure as he encounters and helps other animals foraging for food just like him. Tuesday August 13th 2-3pm Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.

Aug
19
Mon
Storytime from Space
Aug 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

A real space station astronaut reads  “Ava Twist Scientist” from space. After the story we will do a space themed craft like making space shuttles & rockets out of paper and doing a sink and float guessing activity. 3-4pm Monday August 19th Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.

Aug
20
Tue
Children’s Author Dana G
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Author and RI educator Dana Gambardella reads from her two stories Mama Bear’s Magic and Grandma’s House. In Mama Bear’s Magic, Tiny Bear overcomes his apprehension for the bath because of Brother Bear’s modeling and Mama Bear’s clever approach. You can then tap into your own senses and experiences when the author’s memories of what she feels, tastes, smells, and sees come alive in Grandma’s House. Tuesday August 20th 2-3 pm Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult.

Curriculum connections also available for teachers who want to add to their classroom library.