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.

Toddler & Pre-K

Due to Covid, some of the programs have been suspended or changed. Please call 401-769-9044 x2 for details. 

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.

is Fun

w/ Mr. Rowland

Mr. Rowland is currently on hiatus.

Tunes & Tales
for Tots

w/ Ann Marie Forer

For 2021, takes place every other Friday at 11am on September 24, October 8 & October 22.

A program just for the toddlers.

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

Most pre-school and Kindergarten programs are 45 minutes.


18 Months – 2 Years

Please contact the Children’s Department at 401-769-9044 x2.

Finger plays & song.

Puppets, puzzles, & board books.

No crafts.

Story Time

2 1/2 – 5 Years

Please contact the Children’s Department at 401-769-9044 x2.

Story reading & finger plays.

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

Fun crafts with supervision.

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

Currently on hiatus. Please contact the Children’s Department at 401-769-9044 x2.

Book Buddies

1st & 2nd Graders

Currently on hiatus. Please contact the Children’s Department at 401-769-9044 x2.

Kids read with older teen Book Buddies.

Also: coloring, puzzles, occasionally crafts & activities.

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

Holiday Events

Face painting, Costume Contests, and Party Themed Activity Sessions


  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  • St. Patrick’s Day

Springtime Events

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

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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