Calendar

Calendar2018-06-25T14:22:06-04:00
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
2
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 2 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 2 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
3
Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 3 @ 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.
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 3 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Book Buddies wanted! This program gives children currently enrolled in 1st,2nd or 3rd grade a time to practice their reading skills . Children are partnered with a teen buddy. The children can read to their buddy or take turns. There is a time toward the end of each session to color or do puzzles together. Teens ages 12- 18 years old can accrue community service time while volunteering for Book Buddies. A volunteer application can be picked up at the Children’s desk. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, 3/11/19.Please call the Children’s desk at 769-9044 Ext. 2 BD
4
Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly Thursdays 10am-12pm Family Support Specialist, Linda Brunetti, from Autism Project will be present for all families looking for information and support on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. This program is provided by “Creating the Connections.” Program and materials are free and provided in the children’s room. A binder is available during regular library hours. For more Information or Questions, please call Linda at 401-785-2666 ext. 76045 or email her at linda.brunetti@lifespan.org.
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Other Thursday 6-7pm January 10 & 24 February 7 & 21 March 7 & 21 April 4 & 18 May 2 & 16 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 on our facebook page. Registration is suggested call 769-9044 x2 or stop by[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 4 @ 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.
5
Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
6
Welcome Spring Party 1:00 pm
Welcome Spring Party
Apr 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Saturday April 6, 2019 FREE Tickets will be available Monday April 1st Tickets are given out so we do not exceed room capacity. Balloons, face painting, tossing games, crafts and more! Ages 6 & under 1-2pm Ages 7-12 2:30-3:30pm If you have a child in both age groups do not worry speak with the librarian at the desk. Teens 13-17 please see the librarian for a volunteer form as we do give 4 community service hours for volunteering for this program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain 2:00 pm
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain
An Afternoon with Stephen Foster and Mark Twain 2-3 pm, A Family Fun Performance for All Ages by Mary King and Ed Sweeney Musicians Ed Sweeney and Mary King use the power of music and words to transport audiences back in time to experience the beautiful melodies of Stephen Foster and the hilarious quips of Mark Twain in an Americana program that will delight and entertain all ages. Ed Sweeney, performing on an array of guitars and banjos, honors people and their history by presenting music that entertains as well as educates. Ed has performed worldwide and his music has been[...]
7
8
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5 4:00 pm
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5
Apr 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Each meeting we will talk about computers and coding and will include fun interactive activities. A typical meeting starts with girls reading and listening together from a part of the book. Then, they discuss question that relate to both the book and important concepts, like bravery, resilience, computational thinking and sisterhood. The Club will then take on a creative challenge that relates to the chapter they read – either unplugged or online. Activities will be done both offline with paper and markers and online using programs like Scratch. Classes are held in the Studio Rhode Room of the Woonsocket Harris Library[...]
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
9
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Apr 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Appropriate for children 18 months- 2 years old with an adult caregiver. Children will listen to stories, sing songs and finger plays. There will be a time for puzzle or puppet play. Registration begins Monday, 4/1/19. Please call the Children’s room @ 769-9044 Ext.2 Walk ins are welcome if there is space available.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 9 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 9 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
10
Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 10 @ 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 ages 2-5 10:30 am
Preschool Storytime ages 2-5
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver. April 10, 17, 24 April 17th takes place during school vacation week! May 1, 8, 15, 22, Wednesdays 10-:30-11:30am 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! Registration begins Monday April 1st Call 769-9044 ext 2 to register.  
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 10 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Book Buddies wanted! This program gives children currently enrolled in 1st,2nd or 3rd grade a time to practice their reading skills . Children are partnered with a teen buddy. The children can read to their buddy or take turns. There is a time toward the end of each session to color or do puzzles together. Teens ages 12- 18 years old can accrue community service time while volunteering for Book Buddies. A volunteer application can be picked up at the Children’s desk. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, 3/11/19.Please call the Children’s desk at 769-9044 Ext. 2 BD
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Apr 10 @ 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.
11
Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Apr 11 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly Thursdays 10am-12pm Family Support Specialist, Linda Brunetti, from Autism Project will be present for all families looking for information and support on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. This program is provided by “Creating the Connections.” Program and materials are free and provided in the children’s room. A binder is available during regular library hours. For more Information or Questions, please call Linda at 401-785-2666 ext. 76045 or email her at linda.brunetti@lifespan.org.
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 11 @ 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.
12
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
Apr 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
January 4 & 25 February 1 & 15  March 1 & 15 & 29 April 12 & 26 May 10 & 24 10:30-11:30 Great for ages 2-5 with adult caregiver You are signing up to attend all 6 programs. Those that register will get a reminder call and notified of cancellation. Cancellations will also be posted on our facebook page. Walk-is welcome as long as there is space in the room. To register call 769-9044 x2
Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
13
14
15
Coding Robots with Dash and Dot 3:00 pm
Coding Robots with Dash and Dot
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Great for ages 7 & up. Mrs. Phillips will bring her Robots Dash and Dot for students to learn fun coding programs. Students use a computer tablet to move the robots through mazes the students create. Great for beginners as well as those who have used Dash and Dot before.
Rob Roy Academy 5:30 pm
Rob Roy Academy
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
​​Thursday April 18, 2018 5:30-6:30 Located at Rob Roy Join us at the Rob Roy Academy for a makeup and hair demo ● This will also be an open house night for anyone in Middle or High School that is interested ● Learn different makeup tips and hairstyles tricks ● All men welcome for styling tricks and makeup tips Find out about financial aid and educational opportunities by taking a tour during the open house.
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
16
Play dough time 10:30 am
Play dough time
Apr 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Children ages 3- 6 with an adult caregiver are invited to spend an hour playing with homemade play dough. There will be cookie cutters and other supplies for the children to use. Just bring your imagination! Registration is required to make sure we have enough supplies for everyone. Registration begins Tuesday, 4/9/19. Stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044.
Shanthi Dance from India 2:00 pm
Shanthi Dance from India
Apr 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn the traditional dance from India from Shanthi Adult caregivers attend with children ages 8 & up. Registration starts Tuesday April 9th
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 16 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
17
Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 17 @ 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.
Making Dream Catchers for ages 4-8 2:00 pm
Making Dream Catchers for ages 4-8
Apr 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Learn about Dream Catchers and their importance in Native American culture.  Ms. Webb will show parents and kids how to make dream catchers from paper plates and string. Great for ages 4-8 with adult. Parents attend this class with children. Registration begins Tuesday April 9th. Call 769-9044 x2
Make Dream Catchers for ages 9 & up 3:00 pm
Make Dream Catchers for ages 9 & up
Apr 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Learn about Dream Catchers and their importance in Native American culture.  Ms. Webb will show students ages 9 & up how to make dream catchers from embroidery hoops, string, beads, feathers. Registration begins Tuesday April 9th. Call 769-9044 x2
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 17 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Book Buddies wanted! This program gives children currently enrolled in 1st,2nd or 3rd grade a time to practice their reading skills . Children are partnered with a teen buddy. The children can read to their buddy or take turns. There is a time toward the end of each session to color or do puzzles together. Teens ages 12- 18 years old can accrue community service time while volunteering for Book Buddies. A volunteer application can be picked up at the Children’s desk. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, 3/11/19.Please call the Children’s desk at 769-9044 Ext. 2 BD
Book Club 7:00 pm
Book Club
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 7pm. Books being discussed change monthly, and members are encouraged to take part in additional book club activities! For more information, please contact Margaret at 401-769-9044 x5.
18
Chocolate Covered Oreo Pops 2:30 pm
Chocolate Covered Oreo Pops
Apr 18 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
We supply the chocolate melts in a variety of colors and Oreo’s in a variety of flavors. Take a cake pop stick and attach it to the Oreo of your choice and dip it in chocolate.  Then choose from a variety of sprinkles to make your Oreo Pop decorative. Although there are no nut products in this program it is possible that some of the decorations or chocolate melts may be processed in a factory that also produces nuts. Please advise us if you child has any food allergy upon registration. Open to students in Middle School and High School only.[...]
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Every Other Thursday 6-7pm January 10 & 24 February 7 & 21 March 7 & 21 April 4 & 18 May 2 & 16 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 on our facebook page. Registration is suggested call 769-9044 x2 or stop by[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 18 @ 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.
19
Library Closed Today
Library Closed Today
Apr 19 all-day
The library is closed for today.
20
Lego Builder’s Club 1:00 pm
Lego Builder’s Club
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Located in the children’s program room Saturdays 1-2pm January 26 February 23 March 23 April 20 May 18 Bring your imagination to the library and build Lego creations with new friends. Completed Lego creations may be displayed in our display case in the children’s room. An adult must be with the child at all times in the program room for safety. Great for ages 5 & up.
Eye-shadow tips and tricks 3:00 pm
Eye-shadow tips and tricks
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Come join us at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library for eye-shadow tips and tricks. Learn new ways to make your eye-shadow look seamless and blend together beautifully and more. Learn new glam looks to spice up your makeup routine, and learn ways to incorporate glitter to your makeup looks. New brushes and make up wipes will be provided. Call us 401-769-9044 and reserve your spot. Like our Facebook event for this program if you are interested in going. Open to students in Middle School and High School only.
21
22
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5 4:00 pm
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Each meeting we will talk about computers and coding and will include fun interactive activities. A typical meeting starts with girls reading and listening together from a part of the book. Then, they discuss question that relate to both the book and important concepts, like bravery, resilience, computational thinking and sisterhood. The Club will then take on a creative challenge that relates to the chapter they read – either unplugged or online. Activities will be done both offline with paper and markers and online using programs like Scratch. Classes are held in the Studio Rhode Room of the Woonsocket Harris Library[...]
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
23
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Apr 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 18 months – 2 years old with an adult caregiver are invited to come listen to stories, sing songs and finger plays. There will be  time for puzzles or puppets. Registration begins Monday 4/1/19. Please call 769-9044. Walk ins are welcome if there is space available.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 23 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
24
Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 24 @ 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.
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 24 @ 3:45 pm – 4:30 pm
Book Buddies wanted! This program gives children currently enrolled in 1st,2nd or 3rd grade a time to practice their reading skills . Children are partnered with a teen buddy. The children can read to their buddy or take turns. There is a time toward the end of each session to color or do puzzles together. Teens ages 12- 18 years old can accrue community service time while volunteering for Book Buddies. A volunteer application can be picked up at the Children’s desk. Registration is required. Registration begins Monday, 3/11/19.Please call the Children’s desk at 769-9044 Ext. 2 BD
25
Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Weekly Thursdays 10am-12pm Family Support Specialist, Linda Brunetti, from Autism Project will be present for all families looking for information and support on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. This program is provided by “Creating the Connections.” Program and materials are free and provided in the children’s room. A binder is available during regular library hours. For more Information or Questions, please call Linda at 401-785-2666 ext. 76045 or email her at linda.brunetti@lifespan.org.
Autisim Project Training for Parents Spanish Training 6:30 pm
Autisim Project Training for Parents Spanish Training
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Spanish Creando las Conexiones involucra a los participantes en las etapas de desarrollo del niño, para que puedan reconocer y actuar sobre el desarrollo atípico cuando lo observen. El objetivo de esta sesión es aumentar el acceso a los recursos que promueven la detección, evaluación, diagnóstico, y la inscripción en los servicios adecuados para niños en riesgo de discapacidades del desarrollo o el Trastorno del Espectro del Autismo. Los participantes también tendrán una mejor comprensión del poder y beneficio de utilizar apoyos visuales para proporcionar estructura en las actividades del día a día.   Yeimy Bakemon-Morel phone #401-785-2666 ext 76795 email[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 25 @ 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.
26
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
January 4 & 25 February 1 & 15  March 1 & 15 & 29 April 12 & 26 May 10 & 24 10:30-11:30 Great for ages 2-5 with adult caregiver You are signing up to attend all 6 programs. Those that register will get a reminder call and notified of cancellation. Cancellations will also be posted on our facebook page. Walk-is welcome as long as there is space in the room. To register call 769-9044 x2
Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
27
28
29
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5 4:00 pm
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Each meeting we will talk about computers and coding and will include fun interactive activities. A typical meeting starts with girls reading and listening together from a part of the book. Then, they discuss question that relate to both the book and important concepts, like bravery, resilience, computational thinking and sisterhood. The Club will then take on a creative challenge that relates to the chapter they read – either unplugged or online. Activities will be done both offline with paper and markers and online using programs like Scratch. Classes are held in the Studio Rhode Room of the Woonsocket Harris Library[...]
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS Sessions led by Connie Anderson resume at the library on Monday, April 8th from 6pm-7pm. For more information, please call Connie at 762-4166. Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center.
30
Toddler Time 10:30 am
Toddler Time
Apr 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Children ages 18 months – 2 years old with an adult caregiver are invited to come listen to stories, sing songs and finger plays. There will be  time for puzzles or puppets. Registration begins Monday 4/1/19. Please call 769-9044. Walk ins are welcome if there is space available.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 30 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday!
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Apr 30 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!