Calendar

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Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland 10:30 am
Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland
Feb 1 @ 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
Feb 1 @ 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.
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Toddler time 10:30 am
Toddler time
Feb 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler time is appropriate for kids 18 months-2 years with an adult caregiver. Children will listen to stories, sing songs and finger plays. There will be a time for puzzle and puppet play. Registration begins Tuesday 1/15/19. Please call the children’s room at 769-9044 Ext. Walk-ins  are welcome if there is space available.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 5 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 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
Feb 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
January 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20 10:30-11:30am Children will listen to stories, play with puppets puzzles and board books and make a paper craft to take home and enjoy. Great for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver.
Writer’s Workshop 4:30 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Feb 6 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop held in the Woonsocket Room to network, help cultivate writers and offer research skills for those interested in writing. Open to high school students and adults. Must contact the group leader first to reserve a spot in the workshop, call John Peacock at 401-332-8323. Workshop will be held twice a month in December, January and February.
College Info for Parents 7:00 pm
College Info for Parents
Feb 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Two workshop sessions for Parents of High School Students in grades 9-11 will take you through the college process. Sign up with Margaret at mmcnulty@woonsocketlibrary.org or call 401-769-9044 x 5 for more information. Bring a laptop or tablet and log into some free sites for college money and info. Presented by financial expert Bob Sherman, author of many articles and books.
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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
Feb 7 @ 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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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Feb 8 @ 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.
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Democracy at Work 7:00 pm
Democracy at Work
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Hosted by Ben Choiniere. Economic challenges are plaguing Rhode Islanders. Worker owned and managed businesses are emerging as an answer. We will talk about economic democracy, new economies and how you can have more control over your living. Free and open to all.
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Toddler time 10:30 am
Toddler time
Feb 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Toddler time is appropriate for kids 18 months-2 years with an adult caregiver. Children will listen to stories, sing songs and finger plays. There will be a time for puzzle and puppet play. Registration begins Tuesday 1/15/19. Please call the children’s room at 769-9044 Ext. Walk-ins  are welcome if there is space available.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 12 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 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
Feb 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
January 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20 10:30-11:30am Children will listen to stories, play with puppets puzzles and board books and make a paper craft to take home and enjoy. Great for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver.
Writer’s Workshop 4:30 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Feb 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop held in the Woonsocket Room to network, help cultivate writers and offer research skills for those interested in writing. Open to high school students and adults. Must contact the group leader first to reserve a spot in the workshop, call John Peacock at 401-332-8323. Workshop will be held twice a month in December, January and February.
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Feb 13 @ 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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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 14 @ 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
Feb 15 @ 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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Pollinator Friendly Gardening 11:00 am
Pollinator Friendly Gardening
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Pollinator Friendly Gardening Saturday, February 16 11:00am – 12:30pm Join us at the library for a free presentation on how to create a garden that attracts various pollinators such as bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and more. Open to all and no sign-up needed.
Investor’s Workshop 1:00 pm
Investor’s Workshop
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
INVESTOR’S WORKSHOP SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 16th 1 p.m.-3 p.m. Join us at the library for a free workshop on investment basics for beginners. Free and no sign-up needed.  
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Preschool Sensory Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Sensory Storytime
Feb 18 @ 10:30 am – 11:15 am
Monday January 28th 10:30-11:15am Monday February 18th 10:30-11:15am Monday March 18th 10:30-11:15am Monday April 15th 10:30-11:15am Green text means it takes place during school vacation week! 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[...]
Learn to code: Scratch Jr 1:00 pm
Learn to code: Scratch Jr
Feb 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Great for students in grades 3-5 Learn how to code with Scratch Jr. Make and edit characters and backgrounds, race characters, create a math problem, tell a knock, knock joke and of course make a story. Students will be provided iPads for the duration of the class. When you sign up you are signing up for all 4 consecutive classes where each program builds on the next. It is important to attend all 4 clases. Registration begins February 11th. Call 769-9044 x2. Space is limited.  
Rob Roy Acacemy Presentation 3:00 pm
Rob Roy Acacemy Presentation
Feb 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Administrator Lisa Goodnow will talk about the academic learning opportunities at Rob Roy Academy in Woonsocket. Learn what programs they offer, when to apply, how to apply for  financial aid, and more. Great for High School Students and Adults interested in a career in hair and Cosmetology, Esthetics, Manicuring, & Barbering. Registration suggested call 769-9044 x2
Sensory exploration fun! 4:00 pm
Sensory exploration fun!
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Monday January 28th4:00-4:45pm Monday February 18th 4:-4:45pm Monday March 18th 4-4:45pm Monday April 15th 4-4:45pm Green text means it takes place during school vacation week! 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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Preschool Play dough time 10:30 am
Preschool Play dough time
Feb 19 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Appropriate for children ages 3-6 with an adult caregiver. Children will be able to use their an imagination while playing with homemade play dough. Registration is required so we can make sure there is enough supplies for everyone. Registration will start Monday 2/11/19. Please call the Children’s program room at 769-9044 Ext.2
Learn to code: Scratch Jr 1:00 pm
Learn to code: Scratch Jr
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Great for students in grades 3-5 Learn how to code with Scratch Jr. Make and edit characters and backgrounds, race characters, create a math problem, tell a knock, knock joke and of course make a story. Students will be provided iPads for the duration of the class. When you sign up you are signing up for all 4 consecutive classes where each program builds on the next. It is important to attend all 4 clases. Registration begins February 11th. Call 769-9044 x2. Space is limited.  
Introduction to Marine Animals 2:00 pm
Introduction to Marine Animals
Feb 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Biomes Marine Biology Center will present an Introduction to Marine Animals. The program  will give children a close up look at some marine animals such as a Sea Star, Horse Shoe Crab  and Spider Crab This will be an interactive presentation that will show the animals and talk about how they move and eat. The program will end with a puffer fish  demonstration. This program is appropriate for children 3&1/2 &up with an adult caregiver.  Tickets  will be available at the Children’s desk one week prior to the show.(Tuesday 2/12/19) Space is limited. You may call the Children’s room at 769-9044 Ext. 2.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 19 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 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
Feb 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
January 23, 30 February 6, 13, 20 10:30-11:30am Children will listen to stories, play with puppets puzzles and board books and make a paper craft to take home and enjoy. Great for ages 2-5 years with adult caregiver.
Learn to code: Scratch Jr 1:00 pm
Learn to code: Scratch Jr
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Great for students in grades 3-5 Learn how to code with Scratch Jr. Make and edit characters and backgrounds, race characters, create a math problem, tell a knock, knock joke and of course make a story. Students will be provided iPads for the duration of the class. When you sign up you are signing up for all 4 consecutive classes where each program builds on the next. It is important to attend all 4 clases. Registration begins February 11th. Call 769-9044 x2. Space is limited.  
Bath Bomb: Make & Take 6:00 pm
Bath Bomb: Make & Take
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wednesday, February 20th 6-7pm Located in the large program room, near the restrooms. Evening program for children aged 10 years and older, adults, & families. Kimberly Banaczuk, owner of Miss Kim’s Handmade Soap & Body Care, will be presenting a bath bomb making class. All materials will be supplied, one bath bomb per person. Participants will learn how the combination of ingredients like citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, essential oil, micas, & organic bubble compound can produce a soothing bathtub treat. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants; ages 10 and older. Please call 769-9044 or stop by in person. Registrants[...]
No Book Club 7:00 pm
No Book Club
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Library’s Book Club gathering is changed for the Winter months to Mondays on January 28, February 25 and March 25 from 2:30-4 pm. All adults 18 and up are welcome to attend. For the next read, please visit: https://woonsocketlibrary.org/book-club/
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Feb 21 @ 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.
Dog Man: The Book Discussion 1:30 pm
Dog Man: The Book Discussion
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Thursday February 21st 1:30-2:30 During School Vacation Week If you have read Dog Man and are in grades 3-5 join us for a fun filled book discussion. We will play games like“Who Am I” and Pictionary after discussing our favorite characters and situations. Juice boxes and snacks provided. Registration begins February 11th by calling 769-9044 x2
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Feb 21 @ 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
Feb 21 @ 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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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Feb 22 @ 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.
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Lego Builder’s Club 1:00 pm
Lego Builder’s Club
Feb 23 @ 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.
Kids Volcano 2:00 pm
Kids Volcano
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Saturday February 23rd  2-3 &  3-4pm 2 classes exactly the same back to back each may have 10 participants each. Great for ages 5 & up with adult caregiver. Teen volunteers help younger students create a volcano. We supply the playdough, plastic dinos and trees, and you make it erupt with baking soda, vinegar and food coloring. Students may take their creation home!
No Renaissance V Brass Quintet 2:00 pm
No Renaissance V Brass Quintet
Feb 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Rescheduled to Saturday, March 23rd at 2pm.
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Winter Book Club Meeting 2:30 pm
Winter Book Club Meeting
Feb 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
Winter month meetings in January, February and March on the 4th Monday afternoon in place of 3rd Wednesday at 7 pm.  All who are 18+ are welcome to join us.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 26 @ 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
Feb 27 @ 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.
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Autism Support Specialist 10:00 am
Autism Support Specialist
Feb 28 @ 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
Feb 28 @ 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.