Calendar

Calendar2018-06-25T14:22:06-04:00
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Autism Project Training for Parents 10:00 am
Autism Project Training for Parents
May 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Autism Project Training for Parents presented in English English Creating the Connections engages participants in the stages of a child’s development, so they can recognize and act upon atypical development when they observe it. The goal of this session is to increase access to resources that promote screening, evaluation, diagnosis, and enrollment in appropriate services for children at risk of developmental disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder. Participants will also get a better understanding of the power and benefit of using visual supports to provide structure in day-to-day activities. Linda Brunetti 401-667-6045
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
May 2 @ 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[...]
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Girls Who Code Grades 3-5 4:00 pm
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5
May 6 @ 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[...]
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
May 9 @ 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 Game Night 6:00 pm
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
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Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
May 10 @ 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
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RIDEM Tree Distribution 9:00 am
RIDEM Tree Distribution
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
RIDEM Tree Distribution
Tree pickup for pre-ordered trees from RIDEM in the library parking lot., 9am-Noon.
Mother’s day drop in craft 2:00 pm
Mother’s day drop in craft
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Appropriate for ages 3 & up with an adult caregiver. Come join us in the Children’s room  to make a card and/or a simple paper craft for a special person on Mother’s Day between 2- 4 pm on Saturday , 5/11/19 .
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Girls Who Code Grades 3-5 4:00 pm
Girls Who Code Grades 3-5
May 13 @ 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[...]
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
May 16 @ 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
May 16 @ 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[...]
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1st Time Home Buyer’s Class 11:00 am
1st Time Home Buyer’s Class
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
First Time Home Buyer’s workshop offered by Many Loux of Keller Williams Realty.
Lego Builder’s Club 1:00 pm
Lego Builder’s Club
May 18 @ 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.
Meet the Author 2:00 pm
Meet the Author
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Meet the Author: Joyce Derenas , author from Worcester, MA, will offer a talk and book signing from 2-3pm. Book is titled: The Long Shot, a French Canadian Saga, Book 1. Free and open to all.
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The Decision to Leave Canada for America 11:30 am
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[...]
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
May 23 @ 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.
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Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
May 24 @ 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
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Open Mic Poetry Award Night 7:00 pm
Open Mic Poetry Award Night
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Winners are invited to share their poems at Open Mic Poetry night 7-8:30pm.  
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
May 30 @ 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.
Summer Reading Kick-Off 5:00 pm
Summer Reading Kick-Off
May 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday May 30th 5-7pm Kids get FREE Books, Snacks and Activities!!!  Come join the fun. Snacks & activities will be provided by the Rotary Club of  Woonsocket. Books will be provided by Books Are Wings. While you are waiting for your turn at the free book table, Visit our craft table and make something to take home. Books and activities are suitable for families with children ages 4 and up Children under 12 must be with an adult caregiver at all times. No registration necessary walk-ins are welcome.     Sponsored by Books Are Wings and the Rotary Club of Woonsocket
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