Teen Programs & Events

Teen Programs & Events 2018-07-06T13:46:43+00:00

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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Screen Printing for Teens 3:00 pm
Screen Printing for Teens
Aug 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Sign up with Ed in the Teen department. For more information, please contact Ed for details at 401-767-4132 or by email to: efuqua@woonsocketlibrary.org
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Back to School Organizing 3:00 pm
Back to School Organizing
Aug 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Program focuses on organizing for teens for going back to school. For more information, please contact Ed  in the Teen Dept. at 401-767-4132
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Schmitty the Weather Dog 2:00 pm
Schmitty the Weather Dog
Aug 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
High-octane, infectious, and jump-out-of-your-seat fun is just a few of the words used to describe the Schmitty The Weather Dog Library Show. Meet the real-live celebrity pup with Author Elly (originally from RI) reading her Schmitty The Weather Dog: Daydream book and NYC Musical Meteorologist Ron leading the fun weather sing-along, all to inspire kids and their families to get excited about literacy and summer reading. Photo op and book signing after the show! Libraries Rock/Bark! Great for ages 3.5  & up with adult caregiver. Free tickets available Monday July 30th Takes place in the Adult Program Room.
Water Science with Collin 3:00 pm
Water Science with Collin
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Water science with Collin sink and float, ocean in a bottle and other science programs.
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Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
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Making S’mores With a Solar Oven 11:00 am
Making S’mores With a Solar Oven
Aug 10 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Appropriate for Teens ages 11& up. Participants will make S’mores with a solar oven. This event will likely be outside but in the event of rain will be held inside.
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Library Closed
Library Closed
Aug 13 all-day
The library will be closed.
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Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
Global Ocean Circulation & Climate Change Presented by URI 3:00 pm
Global Ocean Circulation & Climate Change Presented by URI
Aug 14 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
Program is appropriate for ages 10 & up with an adult. Presented by URI.
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Explore Earth Grand Opening 6:00 pm
Explore Earth Grand Opening
Aug 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Explore Earth: Our Changing Planet Grand Opening event view our science exhibit and planetarium from Woonsocket School Department. Meet our science presenters. Light refreshments served.  For a full list of STEAM events visit our Facebook page.
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Schmitty the Weather Dog Evening Event 6:00 pm
Schmitty the Weather Dog Evening Event
Aug 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
High-octane, infectious, and jump-out-of-your-seat fun is just a few of the words used to describe the Schmitty The Weather Dog Library Show. Meet the real-live celebrity pup with Author Elly (originally from RI) reading her Schmitty The Weather Dog: Daydream book and NYC Musical Meteorologist Ron leading the fun weather sing-along, all to inspire kids and their families to get excited about literacy and summer reading. Photo op and book signing after the show! Libraries Rock/Bark! Great for ages 3.5 & up with adult caregiver. Free tickets available Monday August 6th. Takes place in the Adult Program Room.
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How Does Local Pollution Change The Environment ? 11:00 am
How Does Local Pollution Change The Environment ?
Aug 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
National Park Ranger Julie Riendeau will be here to demonstrate how environmental pollution has consequences for the earth and animals using large plastic scene-scape of a city farm. Appropriate for all ages.
Jedi Academy 3:00 pm
Jedi Academy
Aug 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Sign up with Ed at the Teen Desk. For anyone in Middle School or High School.
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Water Dept with Dan & Water fun with Collin 3:00 pm
Water Dept with Dan & Water fun with Collin
Aug 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Woonsocket Water Department’s Dan Darling will talk about water conservation and has kits for Woonsocket Residents. Collin will be in the back of the room doing water science fun experiments with kids and families like ocean in a bottle and making a thermometer out of a water bottle.
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Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
Woonsocket Recycling with Mike D. 3:00 pm
Woonsocket Recycling with Mike D.
Aug 21 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm
City of Woonsocket Trash and Recycling department Mike D shows families how they can save planet earth by recycling at home.
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What Effect Are We Having On The Ice Caps? 3:00 pm
What Effect Are We Having On The Ice Caps?
Aug 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Brian Kemper of Mobile Quest will present Underwater Labs. In this lesson we talk about the effect we are having on the Ice Cap, and what we can do  to help prevent further melting. participants then get to build and design waterproof labs. Appropriate for teens 11 and up.
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Everything’s Connected – Audubon Society 1:30 pm
Everything’s Connected – Audubon Society
Aug 23 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Audubon Society Program  appropriate for ages 5 & up with an adult caregiver.The program  Everything’s Connected will discuss animal adaptations, food chains,food webs and ecosystems. Cost : $150.00 (Check to be made out to Audubon Society of Rhode Island,Attn: Lauren Parmelee Senior Director of Education) Takes place in the Main Program Room
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Make a Terrarium 3:00 pm
Make a Terrarium
Aug 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Teen and Children’s Librarians help teens make terrariums out of recycled jars using potting soil, gravel ,charcoal and live plants. Ages 11 & up.
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Water Science with Collin 3:00 pm
Water Science with Collin
Aug 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Water science with Collin sink and float, ocean in a bottle and other science programs.
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Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Dungeons & Dragons
Aug 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Ed Fuqua hosts a Dungeons & Dragons session geared towards ages 11-18, with refreshments available!
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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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