Calendar

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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Sep 5 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
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Looking through a microscope 2:00 pm
Looking through a microscope
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every Saturday September 8 15, 22, 29 Great for ages 6 & up with an adult. Join our STEAM volunteer to look into the tiny world of plant microbes, animal insides, insects, pollen & spores and even textile fibers. We have 30 prepared slides to choose from. 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[...]
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Sep 12 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
Fossil Program for Kids 4:00 pm
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.
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Sep 12 @ 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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Bees for Kids 6:00 pm
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[...]
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Identifying Clouds with iPads 4:00 pm
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[...]
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Looking through a microscope 2:00 pm
Looking through a microscope
Sep 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every Saturday September 8 15, 22, 29 Great for ages 6 & up with an adult. Join our STEAM volunteer to look into the tiny world of plant microbes, animal insides, insects, pollen & spores and even textile fibers. We have 30 prepared slides to choose from. 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[...]
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Sep 19 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
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Beekeeping for Adults 1:30 pm
Beekeeping for Adults
Sep 22 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Normand Peloquin of Celestial Offerings will talk about the science and art of beekeeping. This program is for adults and teens. We have another program for kids and bees with Normand on Thursday Sept 13th 6-7pm. Have you always wanted to be a beekeeper? What do beginners need to know. Already and expert? Discuss your bee topics with Normand. Find out about the importance of pollinators in our ecosystem. Learn about the different types of local honey our bees produce and more. Part of our free Explore Earth programming. Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet is a traveling exhibition for libraries. Explore[...]
Looking through a microscope 2:00 pm
Looking through a microscope
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every Saturday September 8 15, 22, 29 Great for ages 6 & up with an adult. Join our STEAM volunteer to look into the tiny world of plant microbes, animal insides, insects, pollen & spores and even textile fibers. We have 30 prepared slides to choose from. 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[...]
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Sep 26 @ 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 for more information. Group meets at Patriots Dinner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.
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Wondering About Weather? 4:00 pm
Wondering About Weather?
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
NOAA/National Weather Service Senior Meteorologist Hayden Frank, serving the Norton, MA Office, Will be here to talk about the National Weather Service’s core mission – the protection of life and property – and inform us about the various weather hazards that impact southern New England. Come and hear how information is disseminated and learn about the types of advisories, watches and warnings that are issued. Plenty of time will be allotted for questions during and after the presentation. Family friendly and free and open to all participants. Hayden Frank is the Severe Weather, Marine, Fire Weather and Outreach Focal Points for[...]
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Animal Tracking Program 4:00 pm
Animal Tracking Program
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Great for ages 8 & up with adult. Learn all about wild animals that live near you from Park Ranger Julie! What common animals can you see in RI and MA? What are their habitats, what do they eat and where do they live? What tracks to they make. Make your own animal track using plaster of paris and a rubber mold. Participants will be able to take home a mold. Space is limited to 12 participants making molds. Sign up at the children’s desk 769-9044 x2. Walk-ins will be welcome so long as there is space in the room. Part[...]
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Looking through a microscope 2:00 pm
Looking through a microscope
Sep 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Every Saturday September 8 15, 22, 29 Great for ages 6 & up with an adult. Join our STEAM volunteer to look into the tiny world of plant microbes, animal insides, insects, pollen & spores and even textile fibers. We have 30 prepared slides to choose from. 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[...]
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