Calendar

Calendar2018-06-25T14:22:06-04:00
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 1 @ 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.
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 1 @ 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. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Apr 1 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
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Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Apr 2 @ 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 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 of the listed 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[...]
Adult Yoga Classes 6:30 pm
Adult Yoga Classes
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6 weeks for adults 18+ taught by a certified instructor. 6:30-7:30 pm om Thursdays, Feb 27, March 5, 12, 19 and April 2 & 9. Signup begins February 10 with Margaret, call 401-767-4126. Leave name and number and you will receive a call back to confirm your spot. Health waiver to be signed at first class. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Beginner level, practice breathing and stretching techniques that you can practice at home to increase health and reduce stress.
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 2 @ 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
Apr 3 @ 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. 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 attend all programs. Those that register will get reminder calls and also be notified if there[...]
Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Apr 3 @ 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
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Located in the children’s program room on selected Saturdays.   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.
Science Sat. United Way 1:00 pm
Science Sat. United Way
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presented by the United Way Womens Group This 4 week science program will focus on a different science topic each week. Registration is required. Stop by or call 401-769-9044 x2 Located in Large Program room near restrooms.    
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Citizenship Class 6:00 pm
Citizenship Class
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Adult Laos-English Citizenship Class taught by Phieng Keomani
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 7 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Apr 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On hiatus until Spring 2020. Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  Call 401-769-9044 x3 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 8 @ 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.
Book Buddies 3:45 pm
Book Buddies
Apr 8 @ 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. Teens will need to fill out a permission form. Please stop by the Children’s desk or call 769-9044 Ext. 2
Knitting Circle PR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle PR
Apr 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in Adult Program Room.Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
Trustee Meeting 7:00 pm
Trustee Meeting
Apr 8 @ 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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Adult Yoga Classes 6:30 pm
Adult Yoga Classes
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6 weeks for adults 18+ taught by a certified instructor. 6:30-7:30 pm om Thursdays, Feb 27, March 5, 12, 19 and April 2 & 9. Signup begins February 10 with Margaret, call 401-767-4126. Leave name and number and you will receive a call back to confirm your spot. Health waiver to be signed at first class. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes. Beginner level, practice breathing and stretching techniques that you can practice at home to increase health and reduce stress.
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 9 @ 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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Library Closed Today
Library Closed Today
Apr 10 all-day
The library is closed for today.
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D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1-3pm Every other Saturday from November to June. This table top role playing game based on the D&D style, but not necessarily the D&D universe, is for 18 years and up. A D&D game for teens in Middle and High school takes place Tuesdays 3-5pm For more information contact Ed Fuqua at 401-769-9044 x3 or 401-767-4132
Science Sat. United Way 1:00 pm
Science Sat. United Way
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Presented by the United Way Womens Group This 4 week science program will focus on a different science topic each week. Registration is required. Stop by or call 401-769-9044 x2 Located in Large Program room near restrooms.    
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Cat Scantuary 2:00 pm
Cat Scantuary
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
A representative from The Cat Sanctuary will be at the Library along with mascot Chief. The will talk about cat care, what’s going on at the Scanctuary and good information about cat health in general.    
Citizenship Class 6:00 pm
Citizenship Class
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Adult Laos-English Citizenship Class taught by Phieng Keomani
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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.
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Children’s Book Author Dana N. Ronci 2:00 pm
Children’s Book Author Dana N. Ronci
Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
During School vacation week Children’s book author Dana N. Ronci will be at the library to read from her book “The Fish and the Butterfly.” A craft will follow the reading. Books will be available for signing and purchase by the author. Great for ages 4 and up with adult.
Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 14 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Apr 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On hiatus until Spring 2020. Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  Call 401-769-9044 x3 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 15 @ 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.
Harry Potter Day 2:00 pm
Harry Potter Day
Apr 15 @ 2:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Harry Potter Day Wizardly Crafts at the Craft Table in the children’s room all ages, all day Chocolate Pretzel Wand making  2-3pm Facepainting 3-3:30pm Wizard Cookie Decorating Large Program Room 3:30-4:30pm Wizard Escape (Escape Room) Located in the Children’s Program Room 5:30-6:45pm Trivia and Pictionary with Prizes in Large Program Room hosted by Professor Umbridge  5:30-6:45pm Wizardly Photos in Studio Rhode Room 6-6:45pm Draco and the Malfoys Band in Large Program Room 7-830pm
No Book Club 7:00 pm
No Book Club
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Library’s Book Club gathering is canceled for tonight. February and March 2020 gatherings will meet on the 4th Monday from 3-4pm in the Woonsocket Room.
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Painting Palooza 2:30 pm
Painting Palooza
Apr 16 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
During school vacation week. We provide the paints, brushes, and things to paint. Great for ages 3.5 and up with adult. Registration is suggested call 769-9044 x2. Walk-ins welcome so long as there is space in the room.
Family Movie Night 5:30 pm
Family Movie Night
Apr 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday December 26th   The Grinch (2018 version with Benedict Cumberbatch as the voice of the Grinch)  90 min Thursday January 30th    Dora and the Lost City of Gold (2019)  102 min Thursday February 20th    Spider-Man: Into the Spider-verse (2018) 117 min Thursday March 26  Coco (2017) 106 min Thursday April 16 Great for children 8 and up with an adult.
Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Apr 16 @ 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 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 of the listed 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[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 16 @ 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
Apr 17 @ 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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Welcome Spring Party 1:00 pm
Welcome Spring Party
Apr 18 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
FREE Tickets will be available Monday April 6th Tickets are given out so we do not exceed room capacity. Face painting, tossing games, movie, 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 (12-4pm) for volunteering for this program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library
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Homeschool Event 10:30 am
Homeschool Event
Apr 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Museum of Work and Culture and the Woonsocket Harris Public Library present   Parochial education & the Sentinelle Affair in Woonsocket 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.
Winter Book Club Meeting 3:00 pm
Winter Book Club Meeting
Apr 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Winter month meetings in 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 from 3-4pm.
Citizenship Class 6:00 pm
Citizenship Class
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Adult Laos-English Citizenship Class taught by Phieng Keomani
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 21 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Apr 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On hiatus until Spring 2020. Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  Call 401-769-9044 x3 for more information.
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Live and Learn 9:30 am
Live and Learn
Apr 22 @ 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.
Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Apr 22 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
Taller Financiero Financial Workshop 7:00 pm
Taller Financiero Financial Workshop
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
¡No hay mejor momento que el presente para tomar el control de su futuro financiero! El camino hacia la independencia financiera comienza con el entendimiento de algunos conceptos básicos y su implementación. Si elaboras un plan simple y lo sigues.te sorprenderá el progreso que puedes hacer.taller financiero gratuito ofrecido por primerica en la sala principal del programa en la biblioteca. Entre e infórmese para un futuro mejor. No es necesario registrarse. Este taller es ofrecido por Primerica Financial Services. Para obtener más información, llame a Manuel Arias al 617-755-0500.
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Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 23 @ 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
Apr 24 @ 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. 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 attend all programs. Those that register will get reminder calls and also be notified if there[...]
Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Apr 24 @ 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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D&D for 18 & up 1:00 pm
D&D for 18 & up
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
1-3pm Every other Saturday from November to June. This table top role playing game based on the D&D style, but not necessarily the D&D universe, is for 18 years and up. A D&D game for teens in Middle and High school takes place Tuesdays 3-5pm For more information contact Ed Fuqua at 401-769-9044 x3 or 401-767-4132
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Preschool Sensory Storytime 10:30 am
Preschool Sensory Storytime
Apr 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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. March 16th program cancelled.
Sensory exploration fun! 4:00 pm
Sensory exploration fun!
Apr 27 @ 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. Event on March 16th is cancelled.  
Friends of the Library Meeting 5:00 pm
Friends of the Library Meeting
Apr 27 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
The Friends of the Library Board meets on the last Monday of every month from 4pm-5pm. All are welcome to become a Friend of the Library.  Membership forms are available at the library circulation desk or can be found online here.  
Citizenship Class 6:00 pm
Citizenship Class
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 8:45 pm
Adult Laos-English Citizenship Class taught by Phieng Keomani
Zumba 6:00 pm
Zumba
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS No Zumba on January 13th or 20th. See you on the 27th 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.
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Tech Tuesday 2:30 pm
Tech Tuesday
Apr 28 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Need help navigating ebook devices, auidobooks, social media, or email? Come to Tech Tuesday! Ask for Thomas at the Reference Department, call 767-4124 for more information.
Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Apr 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
On hiatus until Spring 2020. Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  Call 401-769-9044 x3 for more information.
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Knitting Circle WR 6:30 pm
Knitting Circle WR
Apr 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This week held in the Woonsocket Room. Knitting Circle for ages 10 and up. A non instruction, minimal help gathering from 6:30-8pm. Contact jgroverharrislibrary@gmail.com for more information.
Financial Workshop 7:00 pm
Financial Workshop
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
There’s no better time than the present to take control of your financial future! The path to financial independence starts with understanding a few basic concepts and implementing them. If you put together a simple plan and follow it, you will be amazed at the progress you can make. Free Financial Workshop offered in the main program room at the library. Drop-in, no sign-up needed. This workshop is offered by Primerica Financial Services. For more information, please call Manuel Arias at 617-755-0500.
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Family Music Night 6:00 pm
Family Music Night
Apr 30 @ 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 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 of the listed 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[...]
RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring 7:00 pm
RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring
Apr 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
This program is for adults who work with young children and wish to tone their storytelling skills with a professional storyteller with over 25 years of experience performing for young children. This program is free and covers Tips and techniques for effective telling finding, selecting & learning stories to tell practice telling in a safe & supportive enviornment Sharing ideas, songs & fingerplays Using puppets, felt boards & other props creating original stories The purpose of the RI Early Childhood Storyteller Ring is to encourage oral storytelling both in the classroom and at home. This free monthly group is being facilitated[...]
Artists Circle for Adults 7:15 pm
Artists Circle for Adults
Apr 30 @ 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.