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May
9
Thu
Family Game Night
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Thursday May 9, 2019

6-7pm

 

Mr. Dennis Skehan will present a fun vocabulary word game where kids can use letters to build new words, using all the letters of the alphabet.

Parents are invited to play too.

 

Suggested for grades  4 & up.

 

Light snacks will be provided.

 

Registration is recommended call the children’s room at 769-9044 x2

May
13
Mon
Preschool Sensory Storytime
May 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am

 

Located in the children’s program room.
This is a new interactive storytime program that can be enjoyed by children ages 3-5 of all abilities and sensibilities with their adult caregiver. Sing our hello song, read a story, do fingerplays like Itsy Bitsy spider, and tell a story with our felt board.
Then visit our sensory exploration stations.

Register by calling 769-9044 x2
Walk-ins are welcome as long as there is space in the room.
Cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page.
Those who are registered will receive a phone call.

Sensory exploration fun!
May 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

 

Located in the children’s program room.

Visit our sensory tables for interactive play.
Great for ages 5-10 with adult. This sensory play program can be enjoyed by children of all ages, abilities and sensibilities with their adult caregiver.

Register by calling 769-9044 x2 walk-ins welcome so long as there is comfortable space in the room for all.
Cancellations will be posted on our Facebook page.
Those who are registered will receive a phone call.

May
15
Wed
Live and Learn
May 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 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.

May
20
Mon
The Decision to Leave Canada for America
May 20 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

On Monday, May 20, the Museum of Work and Culture and the Woonsocket Harris Public Library invite families to discover the tough choices French Canadians faced in making the decision to immigrate to the United States, with the Decision to Leave, an immersive education program for students of all ages.

The Museum of Work and Culture – May 20th, 10:00-11:00am
Located at 42 South Main Street. The program will begin at the Museum at 10:00am, where families will gather in the farm house exhibit to engage with a living history interpreter and learn more about her family’s decision to leave their home in Canada. A Museum guide will teach participants more about life on the farm, the challenges families faced transitioning to their new way of life, and lead a discussion about what choice students would make living in those conditions.

Travel from the Museum to the Library where the program will continue.

The Woonsocket Harris Public Library at 11:30-12:30pm Located at 303 Clinton Street where families will have the opportunity to explore Woonsocket’s textile history with a sewing craft. Then join staff for a sewing craft, use the light board to trace a picture to color, explore local history websites with our iPads and using the green screen put yourself in the historical photo. Come in period dress for extra fun! Light refreshments including water & fruit will be served.

Space is limited and registration is required.
Please email mowc@rihs.org to reserve a spot for your family.