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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Children’s Program Room

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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual stories for children. A Princess, a Pirate, or a Library staff member read stories for families. See it on Facebook or Go to our Google Classroom use the code k7vd2si for stories!
Storytime for ages 6 & under 4:00 pm
Storytime for ages 6 & under
Feb 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Storytime with Ms. Chris will take you on a bear hunt around the children’s room. Act out songs like Wheels on the Bus and read along with Ms. Chris. Email chidrens@woonsocketlibrary.org please put storytime in the subject line, and tell us the name of the children and their ages and we will send you the zoom code.
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
Feb 4 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual craft activity  for children.  Join library staff members as they show you how to do fun craft projects. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook, or YouTube pages Or visit our Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to view the latest craft!
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Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring places like Depot Square the site of the movie Hachi: A Dog’s Tale and other exciting places and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
Feb 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual stories for children. A Princess, a Pirate, or a Library staff member read stories for families. See it on Facebook or Go to our Google Classroom use the code k7vd2si for stories!
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual craft activity  for children.  Join library staff members as they show you how to do fun craft projects. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook, or YouTube pages Or visit our Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to view the latest craft!
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Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring places like Depot Square the site of the movie Hachi: A Dog’s Tale and other exciting places and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Storytime 11:00 am
Storytime
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Storytime with Ms. Chris will take you on a bear hunt around the children’s room. Listen to stories, act out songs like Wheels on the Bus and read with Ms. Chris. To register email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org tell us the names and ages of the childen and we will send you the zoom code.
Dog Man: Book Discussion 3:00 pm
Dog Man: Book Discussion
Feb 16 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Live on Zoom join Ms. Chris for a funny book discussion about your favorite Dog Man characters. Have paper and art supplies handy for drawing we will make our own funny Dog Man story and play Dog Man Trivia & Pictionary.  To register email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org with Dog Man in the subject line and the name and ages of the children attending. We will send you the Zoom code to join us at 3pm Tuesday February 16th.
Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual stories for children. A Princess, a Pirate, or a Library staff member read stories for families. See it on Facebook or Go to our Google Classroom use the code k7vd2si for stories!
Zoom Storytime 4:00 pm
Zoom Storytime
Feb 16 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Interact with Ms. Chris as she reads stories, acts out songs like Wheels on the Bus and more. To get the zoom code email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org  
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History of the Blackstone Canal 3:00 pm
History of the Blackstone Canal
Feb 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Join National Park Service Ranger Mark Mello for a lively discussion about the history of the Blackstone Canal and it’s importance to Woonsocket during the Industrial Revolution up to today.  Great for all ages adults as well as children. Excellent for Homeschoolers and Distance Learners and anyone who enjoys local history.  To register send an email to childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org please put History in the subject line and the name and ages of the people attending.
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DEM Sea Ducks 4:00 pm
DEM Sea Ducks
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Winter Waterfowl   February 18, 2021 @4pm   Which group of birds can only be spotted in RI during the winter? Sea ducks! Join the RIDEM Wildlife Outreach Team for a fun virtual crash course on these unique winter visitors, where you can go to see them, and the interesting conservation projects that have focused on sea ducks in RI. This FREE program will be presented in partnership with the Woonsocket Harris Library.  To register fill out the form at tinyurl.com/seaducks and we will send you the zoom code.
Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual craft activity  for children.  Join library staff members as they show you how to do fun craft projects. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook, or YouTube pages Or visit our Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to view the latest craft!
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Mobile Quest Adventures 3:00 pm
Mobile Quest Adventures
Feb 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Friday February 19th 3pm In this science adventure you will have to use all of your problem solving skills and become a  MQGuyver – Participants will get a water bottle full of supplies that they must use to engineer a pulley system and a zipline to help Rapunzel get her cup of Dunkin’ Donuts Ice Coffee.  When you register you will be instructed to come to the library and pick up your Rescue Rapunzel kit. Then get the Zoom code for us and join the science sleuths at Mobile Quest Adventures and see if you can find a way to get[...]
Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring places like Depot Square the site of the movie Hachi: A Dog’s Tale and other exciting places and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
Feb 23 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual stories for children. A Princess, a Pirate, or a Library staff member read stories for families. See it on Facebook or Go to our Google Classroom use the code k7vd2si for stories!
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual craft activity  for children.  Join library staff members as they show you how to do fun craft projects. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook, or YouTube pages Or visit our Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to view the latest craft!
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Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
Feb 26 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring places like Depot Square the site of the movie Hachi: A Dog’s Tale and other exciting places and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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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
is Fun

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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