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.
Adult Program Room
Studio Rhode Lab
Children’s Program Room
Be Here @ Your Local School : Attendance Matters 6:15 pm
Be Here @ Your Local School : Attendance Matters
Nov 7 @ 6:15 pm – 7:15 pm
As part of the Woonsocket Education Departments “Be Here” Campaign, the Superintendent of Schools Dr. Patrick McGee will be at the Woonsocket Harris Public Library November 7, 2018 at 6:15-7:15pm to talk about the importance of children attending school every day. Chronic absenteeism has reached an all-time high in our schools. According to Dr. McGee, “In order for any student to be successful in school, they have to be in school.” The success of every child’s education is “Recognizing the importance of children being in school and being with their classmates and teachers.” Dr. McGee will be at the library to[...]
Preschool Playdough time 10:30 am
Preschool Playdough time
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Appropriate for ages 3-6 with an adult caregiver. There will be home made play dough, cookie cutters, rolling pins and other materials for the children to create with. Come join us for some fun! Registration is required to make sure there is enough material for everyone. Registration begins 11/1/18. Register by calling 769-9044 Ext.2
Classics 5 Jazz Quintet 2:00 pm
Holiday Book Sale 9am-5pm 9:00 am
Holiday Book Sale 9am-5pm
Nov 27 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Week long Holiday Book Sale during open library hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-9pm; Tuesday, Friday and Saturday 9am-5pm.
Dungeons & Dragons 3:00 pm
Holiday Book Sale 9am-9pm 9:00 am
Holiday Book Sale 9am-9pm
Nov 28 @ 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Week long Holiday Book Sale in the main program room during open library hours, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9am-9pm; Tuesday, Friday and Saturday from 9am-5pm.
Roger Williams and the Royal Charter 6:00 pm
Roger Williams and the Royal Charter
Nov 28 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6pm presentation held in the center aisle of the library about Roger Williams by John McNiff, Park Ranger from the Roger Williams National Memorial. A copy of the R.I. Royal Charter will be available for public viewing. Free and open to all.
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!
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.
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!