Upcoming Children’s Events

Aside from our vast catalog of books and media, the Woonsocket Harris Public Library is an eventful place filled with opportunities to meet like-minded people or introduce yourself to new interests. We have a constantly updated list of events for children, teens, and adults that vary in topic and style, ensuring that everyone can find a great fit and attend a fun and fulfilling event or group meeting.

Make sure that you check our agenda regularly or sign up for our newsletter so that you don’t miss out on any of our amazing events and group meetings. We’re always adding to our schedule and there are always great opportunities on the horizon.

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Adult Program Room

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Children’s Program Room

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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
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Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer 4:00 pm
Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer
Nov 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Program for children and their families. This program is a recording you can watch on Facebook or in our Google Classroom Tunes & Tales w Anne-Marie use code 4fo4has Anne-Marie Forer strums her guitar and music shakers for the little ones to use. Sing songs, fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Sing along and move to the rhythm of these songs for children and families. Great for ages 7 and under with adult at home.  
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
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Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer 4:00 pm
Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer
Nov 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Program for children and their families. This program is a recording you can watch on Facebook or in our Google Classroom Tunes & Tales w Anne-Marie use code 4fo4has Anne-Marie Forer strums her guitar and music shakers for the little ones to use. Sing songs, fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Sing along and move to the rhythm of these songs for children and families. Great for ages 7 and under with adult at home.  
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer 4:00 pm
Tunes & Tales with Anne Marie Forer
Nov 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Program for children and their families. This program is a recording you can watch on Facebook or in our Google Classroom Tunes & Tales w Anne-Marie use code 4fo4has Anne-Marie Forer strums her guitar and music shakers for the little ones to use. Sing songs, fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Sing along and move to the rhythm of these songs for children and families. Great for ages 7 and under with adult at home.  
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Toddler & Pre-K

In order to cater to a broad audience and include interests for everyone We offer a multitude of programs, events, and regularly recurring classes for children in the toddler & pre-k age range. Programs include story time, music, puzzle time and more.

Music
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w/ Mr. Rowland

Takes place September – May on every other Friday.

He will bring music shakers for little ones to make their own music.

Mr. Rowland brings his guitar and sings new and classic songs for preschoolers.

Great for ages 6 & under with adult caregiver.

Located in the Great Hall Large Adult Program Room.

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Tunes & Tales
for Tots

w/ Ann Marie Forer

Takes place October – June on every other Thursday.

A program just for the toddlers.

Includes songs, fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play.

Most pre-school and Kindegarten programs are 45 minutes.

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Toddler
Time

18 Months – 2 Years

Wednesdays 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM

Finger plays & song.

Puppets, puzzles, & board books.

No crafts.

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Pre-School
Story Time

2 1/2 – 5 Years

Tuesdays 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Story reading & finger plays.

Songs like “Itsy Bitsy Spider” & “Wheels on the Bus”

Fun crafts with supervision.

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School Age Programs

For children ages 5+ and for those in first and second grade, we have programs which aim to occupy their attention and inspire creative thinking!

LEGO Building

Ages 5 & Up

Summertime – Friday 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Rest of Year – One Saturday Per Month 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Younger than 5 years old allowed if parent is present.

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Book Buddies

1st & 2nd Graders

45 – 60 minutes

Kids read with older teen Book Buddies.

Also: coloring, puzzles, occasionally crafts & activities.

Wednesdays 3:45P to 4:45P During The School Year

July 3:00P to 4:00P & No Book Buddies in August

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Special Events

There is always some form of special event going on for children. We feature craft days, special holiday events, and performance events! All geared towards developing key skills in a fun environment!

Drop-In Crafts

All Ages

Crafts Like:

  • Kindness Rocks
  • Paper Crafts
  • Paper Towel Tube Structures
  • Historical Projects
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Holiday Events

Face painting, Costume Contests, and Party Themed Activity Sessions

Holidays

  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  • St. Patrick’s Day

Springtime Events

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Special Events

Events (School Vacation)

  • Science Saturdays (Only On Select Saturdays)
  • Animal Shows
  • Storyteller
  • Magic Shows
  • Puppet Shows

Cultural Programs

  • Learning Chinese
  • Indian Henna
  • Indian Food & Culture
  • Native American Tribe Culture
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Sensory Programs

Our sensory exploration programs can be enjoyed by children of all ages, abilities, and sensibilities with their adult caregiver. Listen to stories, sing a song, tell a felt board story, and visit our sensory tables for interactive play. Walk-ins are welcome so long as there is comfortable space in the room for all.

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