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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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 2 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby
Nov 2 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking is a fun and spirited look at great books for teens along with everything else, including vampires, Harley Quinn, Star Wars and super heroes. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Miss Gabby from the Children’s Room.
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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
Nov 4 @ 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 mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 6 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby
Nov 9 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking is a fun and spirited look at great books for teens along with everything else, including vampires, Harley Quinn, Star Wars and super heroes. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Miss Gabby from the Children’s Room.
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 12 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 13 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon 9:00 am
Birding & Beyond presented by Audubon
Nov 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Birding and Beyond: 10/26/20-11/16/20, Mondays 9:00-10:00am Program Type & Age Range: Homeschool ages 10+, families & younger siblings welcome. Registration: Call the library at 401-769-9044 x2 or email childrens@woonsocketlibrary.org or use the web form located on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  https://tinyurl.com/birdingandbeyond Advanced registration required. Max group size of 11. Cost: Free!!!   Do you like being outdoors? Do you like seeing wildlife around your neighborhood? How about daily morning concerts, modern-day dinosaurs, captivating art, or real life Pokémon? If so, please consider joining the Audubon Society of Rhode Island and the Harris Public Library for a four-week homeschool program, “Birding and[...]
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby
Nov 16 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking is a fun and spirited look at great books for teens along with everything else, including vampires, Harley Quinn, Star Wars and super heroes. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Miss Gabby from the Children’s Room.
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Conversations 4:00 pm
Conversations
Nov 18 @ 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 mythology, plus you never know what might pop up.
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Draw with me 4:00 pm
Draw with me
Nov 19 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Every Thursday at 4pm Join Ms. Chris live on Facebook and Zoom for “Draw with Me.” Each episode will feature a different drawing and drawing technique. To join us on Zoom, email us at children’s@woonsocketlibrary.org and we will send you the code.
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STEAM Projects for Kids 4:00 pm
STEAM Projects for Kids
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Virtual STEAM craft for Kids. Ms. Chris & Ms. Gabby show you their latest STEAM craft. Go to the Woonsocket Library Facebook page or Google Classroom. Use code 4fuq5bj to see these fun science crafts.  
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Booktalking with Ed and Gabby 4:00 pm
Booktalking with Ed and Gabby
Nov 30 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Booktalking is a fun and spirited look at great books for teens along with everything else, including vampires, Harley Quinn, Star Wars and super heroes. Hosted by Young Adult Librarian Ed Fuqua and Miss Gabby from the Children’s Room.

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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