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Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers (ages 18 months- 2 years) and caregivers listen to stories, sing   songs, learn finger plays & play with puppets. Call 769-9044 Ext.2 to register. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Walk ins welcome if there is space available.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Oct 2 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. 10:30-11:30am October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thundermist Healthy Nutriton Story Time 23rd Halloween Story Time 30th Kids can dress in costume and we will parade around the library. Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books. Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy. Caregivers attend story time with children. Siblings welcome! Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register. Registration begins September 23rd
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Nutrition Education through Games for Kids and Parents 6:00 pm
Nutrition Education through Games for Kids and Parents
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kids and parents are invited to play educational games and test their nutrition and healthy trivia facts. 6-7pm Thursday October 3rd
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Oct 3 @ 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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Family Safety Fun 1:00 pm
Family Safety Fun
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Saturday October 5th Woonsocket Harris Public Library Large Program Room near the restrooms. 1-2pm Program is Free and is great for ages 7 & up with adult. Join Sensei Dan Guernon, for a demonstration on staying safe and knowing your surroundings. If your child walks home from school or to an afterschool activity or is just hanging out with friends in the park this is a great program to teach your child about staying safe and being aware of your environmental surroundings. What if you think someone is following you? What should you do? What things should your be aware of[...]
Lego Builder’s Club 1:00 pm
Lego Builder’s Club
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Located in the children’s program room on selected Saturdays. 1-2pm September 7 October 5 November 16 December 14 Bring your imagination. We supply the Legos! We will put your creation on display until the next Lego Club meets. As these are the smaller Legos, an adult must be with the child in the room at all times for safety.
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Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers (ages 18 months- 2 years) and caregivers listen to stories, sing   songs, learn finger plays & play with puppets. Call 769-9044 Ext.2 to register. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Walk ins welcome if there is space available.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
Pow Science Engineering Fun 4:00 pm
Pow Science Engineering Fun
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Great Afterschool science & engineering program for Kindergarten and up! Tuesday October 8th 4-4:45pm Pow! Science! The Citiblocs BlockParty: Test your engineering skills with this fun afterschool STEAM program Master Builders will bring thousands of precision cut New Zealand Pine building blocks for 45 minutes of hands-on, grades K-5 appropriate engineering! Younger students will learn and practice principles of balance & building, older students will learn about ratios and the importance of Engineering systems, all the while building towers, bridges & buildings. This program is generously provided by Pow!Science! in Wakefield, RI. Registration is suggested. Children must be with an adult[...]
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Oct 9 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. 10:30-11:30am October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thundermist Healthy Nutriton Story Time 23rd Halloween Story Time 30th Kids can dress in costume and we will parade around the library. Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books. Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy. Caregivers attend story time with children. Siblings welcome! Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register. Registration begins September 23rd
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Oct 9 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Children currently enrolled in  1-3rd grade are paired with teen Buddies to practice their reading skills. They can read to their  buddy or be read to.  This is also a great opportunity for teens ages 12-17 to mentor younger children and accrue volunteer hours they may need. There will be a time  for coloring and or puzzles at the end of the program. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
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Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Anne-Marie Forer of Tunes and Tales for Tots presents this Family Music night great for ages 6 & under with adult caregiver. Thursdays 6-7pm Oct. 10, 24 Nov. 7, 14 Dec. 5, 19 Registration begins September 23rd. Tunes & Tales for Tots will have you sing songs and make music with Anne-Marie Forer Includes fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Parents attend program with children. Suitable for ages 6 & under When you sign up, you are signing up to attend all 6 programs. Those that register will get reminder calls and notified of cancellation. Cancellations will also be posted[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Oct 10 @ 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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Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Selected Fridays 10:30-11:30 Takes place in the large program room near the restrooms. Mr. Rowland brings his guitar and music shakers for the little ones to use. Sing along and move to the rhythm of these songs for children and families. September 13 & 27 October 11 & 25 November 8 & 22 December 6 & 20 Great for ages 6  & under with adult. Parents attend with children. Walk-ins are welcome if there is space in the room. Call 769-9044 x2 or stop by in person to register for this program. When you sign up you are signing up to[...]
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Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers (ages 18 months- 2 years) and caregivers listen to stories, sing   songs, learn finger plays & play with puppets. Call 769-9044 Ext.2 to register. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Walk ins welcome if there is space available.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
Monster Makeup 3:30 pm
Monster Makeup
Oct 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Want to learn how to make convincing scars and bruises for Halloween? We have the makeup and the tips and tricks of making monstrous makeup. Open to students in middle and high school. Registration is suggested. Call 401-769-9044 or email efuqua@woonsocketlibrary.org Walk-ins welcome so long as there is space in the room.  
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Oct 16 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. 10:30-11:30am October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thundermist Healthy Nutriton Story Time 23rd Halloween Story Time 30th Kids can dress in costume and we will parade around the library. Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books. Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy. Caregivers attend story time with children. Siblings welcome! Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register. Registration begins September 23rd
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Oct 16 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Children currently enrolled in  1-3rd grade are paired with teen Buddies to practice their reading skills. They can read to their  buddy or be read to.  This is also a great opportunity for teens ages 12-17 to mentor younger children and accrue volunteer hours they may need. There will be a time  for coloring and or puzzles at the end of the program. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
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Musical Storytime 10:00 am
Musical Storytime
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Care Alliance presents Musical Storytime A music and story program for ages 2-3.5 with one adult caregiver. Program is free and open to Woonsocket Residents. This 8 week series includes songs, stories, and craft.   Some programs may involve food please let us know when signing up if you or your child has a food allergy.
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Oct 17 @ 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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HalloweenFest 1:00 pm
HalloweenFest
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Free Saturday October 19th 7 & under 1-2pm Costume parade 2pm 8 & up 2:30-3:30 Costume parade 3:30pm Tickets available for free starting Monday Oct 7th Tickets are given out so we do not exceed space. Face Painting ** Balloons ** Costume Contest Games ** Prizes ** Costume Contest ** Crafts Great for ages 2 and up! Children must be with an adult at all times for safety. Info for Volunteers ages 13-17. Please arrive at 12:00pm. We will serve refreshments for volunteers, go over the rules and assign game stations. At 12:45 we will go out into the room and[...]
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Homeschool Event 11:30 am
Homeschool Event
Oct 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Museum of Work and Culture and the Woonsocket Harris Public Library present  Rivers and Waterwheels and the Mills.  Open to all homeschool families. Please visit the Museum of Work and Culture’s website to register for this event or Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2. Registration is required.
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Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers (ages 18 months- 2 years) and caregivers listen to stories, sing   songs, learn finger plays & play with puppets. Call 769-9044 Ext.2 to register. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Walk ins welcome if there is space available.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Oct 23 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. 10:30-11:30am October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thundermist Healthy Nutriton Story Time 23rd Halloween Story Time 30th Kids can dress in costume and we will parade around the library. Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books. Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy. Caregivers attend story time with children. Siblings welcome! Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register. Registration begins September 23rd
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Oct 23 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Children currently enrolled in  1-3rd grade are paired with teen Buddies to practice their reading skills. They can read to their  buddy or be read to.  This is also a great opportunity for teens ages 12-17 to mentor younger children and accrue volunteer hours they may need. There will be a time  for coloring and or puzzles at the end of the program. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
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Musical Storytime 10:00 am
Musical Storytime
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Care Alliance presents Musical Storytime A music and story program for ages 2-3.5 with one adult caregiver. Program is free and open to Woonsocket Residents. This 8 week series includes songs, stories, and craft.   Some programs may involve food please let us know when signing up if you or your child has a food allergy.
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Oct 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Anne-Marie Forer of Tunes and Tales for Tots presents this Family Music night great for ages 6 & under with adult caregiver. Thursdays 6-7pm Oct. 10, 24 Nov. 7, 14 Dec. 5, 19 Registration begins September 23rd. Tunes & Tales for Tots will have you sing songs and make music with Anne-Marie Forer Includes fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Parents attend program with children. Suitable for ages 6 & under When you sign up, you are signing up to attend all 6 programs. Those that register will get reminder calls and notified of cancellation. Cancellations will also be posted[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Oct 24 @ 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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Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Selected Fridays 10:30-11:30 Takes place in the large program room near the restrooms. Mr. Rowland brings his guitar and music shakers for the little ones to use. Sing along and move to the rhythm of these songs for children and families. September 13 & 27 October 11 & 25 November 8 & 22 December 6 & 20 Great for ages 6  & under with adult. Parents attend with children. Walk-ins are welcome if there is space in the room. Call 769-9044 x2 or stop by in person to register for this program. When you sign up you are signing up to[...]
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Halloween drop in craft for children 2:00 pm
Halloween drop in craft for children
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Appropriate for children ages 3 & up with an adult caregiver. Children will be able to make a bat or cat Halloween craft out of card board tubes to take home . This is a drop in event in the Children’s room.
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Martha Speaks Storytime 10:30 am
Martha Speaks Storytime
Oct 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Monday October 28th 10:30-11:00am Special Appearance by Martha the dog! Children will sing dog songs listen to the story Martha Speaks by Susan Meddaugh and make a coloring craft to take home along with special Martha stickers. Sensory Storytime will immediately follow this program.
Preschool Sensory Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Sensory Storytime
Oct 28 @ 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! 4:00 pm
Sensory exploration fun!
Oct 28 @ 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.
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Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Oct 29 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddlers (ages 18 months- 2 years) and caregivers listen to stories, sing   songs, learn finger plays & play with puppets. Call 769-9044 Ext.2 to register. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Walk ins welcome if there is space available.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Oct 30 @ 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.
Preschool Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime
Oct 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. 10:30-11:30am October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Thundermist Healthy Nutriton Story Time 23rd Halloween Story Time 30th Kids can dress in costume and we will parade around the library. Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books. Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy. Caregivers attend story time with children. Siblings welcome! Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register. Registration begins September 23rd
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Oct 30 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Children currently enrolled in  1-3rd grade are paired with teen Buddies to practice their reading skills. They can read to their  buddy or be read to.  This is also a great opportunity for teens ages 12-17 to mentor younger children and accrue volunteer hours they may need. There will be a time  for coloring and or puzzles at the end of the program. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday 9/23/19. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
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Musical Storytime 10:00 am
Musical Storytime
Oct 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Community Care Alliance presents Musical Storytime A music and story program for ages 2-3.5 with one adult caregiver. Program is free and open to Woonsocket Residents. This 8 week series includes songs, stories, and craft.   Some programs may involve food please let us know when signing up if you or your child has a food allergy.
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Oct 31 @ 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.