Our Upcoming 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. Be sure to check out our special events and programs that are fun for the whole family!

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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Booktalking with Ed and Michaela 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Michaela
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking began as a talk about great books for young people, but it has grown into a freewheeling discussions of exciting topics and themes. We cover everything from serial killers to conspiracy theories, but also books. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Michaela.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
May 4 @ 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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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
May 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Conversations- Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Children’s Assistant Miss Solitaire talk about a wide range of topics related to the world of books and learning. Topics include poetry, fantasy, folk tales, fairy lore and world mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
May 6 @ 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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Birds Are Best 3:45 pm
Birds Are Best
May 7 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us for this in-person walking tour at the library where you will meet local birds and identify their habitats, colors, and learn interesting facts on how to spot our feathered friends.  Friday May 7th and 14th 3:45-4:45 outside weather permitting. Program is intended for school-aged children k-3rd grade and adult caregivers. Call 401-767-4122 to register or for more information.
Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
May 7 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring local places, resources and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Booktalking with Ed and Michaela 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Michaela
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking began as a talk about great books for young people, but it has grown into a freewheeling discussions of exciting topics and themes. We cover everything from serial killers to conspiracy theories, but also books. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Michaela.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
May 11 @ 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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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
May 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Conversations- Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Children’s Assistant Miss Solitaire talk about a wide range of topics related to the world of books and learning. Topics include poetry, fantasy, folk tales, fairy lore and world mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
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Life Cycle Frogs 3:30 pm
Life Cycle Frogs
May 13 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Presented by the Audubon Society of Rhode Island This fantastic look at our amphibian friends is not to be missed. See a live frog up close on Zoom. You will be able to ask questions of how they start off as a tadpole in the water and become a frog. How are Frogs beneficial to our environment? Find out by registering for the zoom on Thursday May 13th at 3:30pm. Call 401-767-4122 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the zoom code to join us.
Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
May 13 @ 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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Birds Are Best 3:45 pm
Birds Are Best
May 14 @ 3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Join us for this in-person walking tour at the library where you will meet local birds and identify their habitats, colors, and learn interesting facts on how to spot our feathered friends.  Friday May 7th and 14th 3:45-4:45 outside weather permitting. Program is intended for school-aged children k-3rd grade and adult caregivers. Call 401-767-4122 to register or for more information.
Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
May 14 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring local places, resources and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Booktalking with Ed and Michaela 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Michaela
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking began as a talk about great books for young people, but it has grown into a freewheeling discussions of exciting topics and themes. We cover everything from serial killers to conspiracy theories, but also books. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Michaela.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
May 18 @ 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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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Conversations- Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Children’s Assistant Miss Solitaire talk about a wide range of topics related to the world of books and learning. Topics include poetry, fantasy, folk tales, fairy lore and world mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
Tunes & Tales Zoom 4:00 pm
Tunes & Tales Zoom
May 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Grab your pith helmets and join storyteller/musician Anne-Marie Forer on a musical journey to the zoo. Act like a monkey. Jump like a kangaroo. Go on a lion hunt. Never a dull moment during this Tunes-n-Tales Zoom program for the Woonsocket Harris Public Library Wednesday, May 19 at 4pm. To register and receive link, contact Chris Goldstein, Children’s Librarian. 401-769-9044. 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[...]
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
May 20 @ 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
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring local places, resources and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Booktalking with Ed and Michaela 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Michaela
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking began as a talk about great books for young people, but it has grown into a freewheeling discussions of exciting topics and themes. We cover everything from serial killers to conspiracy theories, but also books. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Michaela.
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Story Time 4:00 pm
Story Time
May 25 @ 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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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
May 26 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Conversations- Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Children’s Assistant Miss Solitaire talk about a wide range of topics related to the world of books and learning. Topics include poetry, fantasy, folk tales, fairy lore and world mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
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Make-a-Craft 4:00 pm
Make-a-Craft
May 27 @ 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!
Container Gardening 6:00 pm
Container Gardening
May 27 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Thursday May 27th at 6pm Have you ever wanted to plant flowers or vegetables but didn’t have the space. Container gardening might be your solution. Join Master Gardener Angela Deller for  this an educational program. Great for teens and adults and gardening enthusiasts. Call 401-767-4122 or email cgoldstein@woonsocketlibrary.org  
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Exploring Woonsocket 4:00 pm
Exploring Woonsocket
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 4:15 pm
Ms. Solitaire takes us on a journey across Woonsocket exploring local places, resources and topics. Fridays at 4pm on Facebook. Archived videos can be found on our YouTube site.
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Library Closed Today
Library Closed Today
May 31 all-day
The library is closed for today.