CONTACTLESS CURBSIDE PICKUP AT THE WOONSOCKET HARRIS PUBLIC LIBRARY BEGINS MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020
While the library remains closed to the public until further notice, you may now place up to 5 item system-wide holds by calling us or using our online form (information listed below). Please note that delivery for system-wide holds will be delayed, as the delivery service and some libraries are working with limited staff and hours of operation.
WE WANT TO GET BOOKS INTO THE HANDS OF OUR READERS SOONER!
For Woonsocket Library items only, please visit the online catalog listed above and search for up to 5 available items at our library. You may request up to 5 items in any combination of books, DVDs, audiobooks, and music CDs (limit of 3 items per media type) or provide a topic. Select Woonsocket Harris Public Library in the “View Entire Collection” dropdown menu to find available items at our library. Please jot down the author, title, and call number for each item. Please have your library card number and list handy. Please note that you may receive a substitute read-alike if an item cannot be located on our shelf.
THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO REQUEST ITEMS:
1.) Go online using this Google form: https://tinyurl.com/WoonsocketLibraryRequestForm
2.) Call a Librarian : To speak directly with a librarian, please call 401-767-4124 for the Reference Department for Adult item requests, 401-767-4122 for Children’s item requests, or 401-767-4132 for Teen item requests.
Once your requested items arrive, we will call you back to set up an appointment for contactless curbside pick-up, which will be scheduled every half-hour Monday- Friday between 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm. All items are sanitized and staff follow recommended health guidelines, safety precautions and physical distancing. Staff are working in the library Monday-Friday from 9am-5pm.
FOR OTHER QUESTIONS, YOU MAY EMAIL US AT THESE ADDRESSES TO REACH STAFF IN A PARTICULAR DEPARTMENT:
The Adult Reference Librarians for ancestry and other questions at Reference@woonsocketlibrary.org
The Teen Librarian can be reached at Teens@woonsocketlibrary.org
The Children’s Librarians can be reached at Childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org
Library Administration: You may use use this website contact form to email Library Administration.
APPLY FOR OR RENEW YOUR LIBRARY CARD:
You may apply for or renew your Ocean State Libraries library card here.
We are accepting book returns only in the drive-up book drop Monday-Friday from 9:30am-4:30pm. Due dates are extended to June 1, 2020 so please hold onto your DVDs, audiobooks and music CDs. We are not accepting any donations at this time. Please do not place donations in the book drop or by the front entrance door.
VIRTUAL PROGRAMS AND FREE ONLINE LIBRARY RESOURCES:
We are here for you online 24/7! Please like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram, subscribe to our YouTube channel, and find all of our virtual programs archived in Google Classroom. Check with us often for engaging and fun virtual program offerings such as story times, crafts, STEAM activities, music, book talks and more.
AskRI has free online resources for Ocean State Library card holders such as as online magazines from Flipster and technology classes offered by Udemy. For kids, there is free access to Tumblebooks! Check out AskRI today!
Ebooks, audiobooks and live movie streaming can be found here on RIEzone.
For a limited time, you will have free remote access to Ancestry.com at home. You will need your library card and pin code to access the Ancestry library edition.
Thank you for your support and patience as we safely work to re-open your library by offering limited curbside pickup services by appointment only at this time. We are here for our community!