Teen Programs & Events

Teen Programs & Events2018-07-06T13:46:43-04:00

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.

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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Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Oct 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  call 401-769-9044 x3
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Nutrition Education through Games for Kids and Parents 6:00 pm
Nutrition Education through Games for Kids and Parents
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Kids and parents are invited to play educational games and test their nutrition and healthy trivia facts. 6-7pm Thursday October 3rd
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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
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Family Safety Fun 1:00 pm
Family Safety Fun
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Saturday October 5th Woonsocket Harris Public Library Large Program Room near the restrooms. 1-2pm Program is Free and is great for ages 7 & up with adult. Join Sensei Dan Guernon, for a demonstration on staying safe and knowing your surroundings. If your child walks home from school or to an afterschool activity or is just hanging out with friends in the park this is a great program to teach your child about staying safe and being aware of your environmental surroundings. What if you think someone is following you? What should you do? What things should your be aware of[...]
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Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  call 401-769-9044 x3
Pow Science Engineering Fun 4:00 pm
Pow Science Engineering Fun
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm
Great Afterschool science & engineering program for Kindergarten and up! Tuesday October 8th 4-4:45pm Pow! Science! The Citiblocs BlockParty: Test your engineering skills with this fun afterschool STEAM program Master Builders will bring thousands of precision cut New Zealand Pine building blocks for 45 minutes of hands-on, grades K-5 appropriate engineering! Younger students will learn and practice principles of balance & building, older students will learn about ratios and the importance of Engineering systems, all the while building towers, bridges & buildings. This program is generously provided by Pow!Science! in Wakefield, RI. Registration is suggested. Children must be with an adult[...]
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Writer’s Workshop 4:30 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Oct 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop held in the Woonsocket Room to network, help cultivate writers and offer research skills for those interested in writing. Open to high school students and adults. Must contact the group leader first to reserve a spot in the workshop, call John Peacock at 401-332-8323. Workshop will be held twice a month in September, October and November.
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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
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Monster Makeup 3:30 pm
Monster Makeup
Oct 15 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Want to learn how to make convincing scars and bruises for Halloween? We have the makeup and the tips and tricks of making monstrous makeup. Open to students in middle and high school. Registration is suggested. Call 401-769-9044 or email efuqua@woonsocketlibrary.org Walk-ins welcome so long as there is space in the room.  
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Halloween Movie Night 5:30 pm
Halloween Movie Night
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Thursday October 17th 5:30-7:30 Running time 2 hours Rated PG 2018 Join Drac, Mavis and all of your favorite monsters for fun and adventure on the high seas as they embark on a monster cruise vacation! Great for children 8 and up with an adult.
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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
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HalloweenFest 1:00 pm
HalloweenFest
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Free Saturday October 19th 7 & under 1-2pm Costume parade 2pm 8 & up 2:30-3:30 Costume parade 3:30pm Tickets available for free starting Monday Oct 7th Tickets are given out so we do not exceed space. Face Painting ** Balloons ** Costume Contest Games ** Prizes ** Costume Contest ** Crafts Great for ages 2 and up! Children must be with an adult at all times for safety. Info for Volunteers ages 13-17. Please arrive at 12:00pm. We will serve refreshments for volunteers, go over the rules and assign game stations. At 12:45 we will go out into the room and[...]
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Homeschool Event 11:30 am
Homeschool Event
Oct 21 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
The Museum of Work and Culture and the Woonsocket Harris Public Library present  Rivers and Waterwheels and the Mills.  Open to all homeschool families. Please visit the Museum of Work and Culture’s website to register for this event or Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2. Registration is required.
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Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Oct 22 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  call 401-769-9044 x3
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Writer’s Workshop 4:30 pm
Writer’s Workshop
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Writer’s Workshop held in the Woonsocket Room to network, help cultivate writers and offer research skills for those interested in writing. Open to high school students and adults. Must contact the group leader first to reserve a spot in the workshop, call John Peacock at 401-332-8323. Workshop will be held twice a month in September, October and November.
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Teen Time 2:00 pm
Teen Time
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
When the library is open, every Friday in the main program room from 2-4:30 PM is Teen Drop In Time with the Young Adult librarian Ed, for middle and high school students. Meet friends, play games or watch a movie. Light snacks available.
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Dungeons & Dragons Teens 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons Teens
Oct 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Open to Middle and High School Students.  call 401-769-9044 x3
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Recurring Events & Activities

Organizing For Teens

Organization is a key life skill that goes far beyond your binders! This program aims to teach organizational and time management skills. Students from Middle School to High School are encouraged to attend! Sign up with Ed at the Teen Desk or contact us for more information!

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Dungeons & Dragons

Every Tuesday afternoon from 3-5pm our own Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available! Rule books are available for rent as well. See Ed at the Teen Desk or contact us directly for more information.

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Book & Movie Discussion

Join our very own Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua for a lively group discussion of books, comics, movies and more. Refreshments and pizza will be served, students in Middle School and High School are welcome to attend!

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