Programs and Classes

Highlighted Programs

One-On-One Technology Help!

Wednesdays, 4:30-7:30

Book and appointment at the Reference Desk at 767-4124.

 

Wednesdays, 7-8 p.m.

The knitting group project for donation in October will be chemotherapy caps. Super soft yarn must be used for this project.  Interested in joining our knitting group?  Please contact Jen Grover.

Written Word Writing Group

Thursdays, 7:15 p.m.

An outlet for adult writers of all leanings: poetry, journaling, prose, short story, sermon, comedy, script writing, puppets.  No critiquing.  All are welcome and there is no charge.

 

Creative Writing Group

Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m.

Rhode Island Library Day

COME CELEBRATE RI LIBRARY DAY AT THE WOONSOCKET HARRIS LIBRARY!

SATURDAY, MARCH 28th

We have lots of goodies in store for you!
Join us for LEGO CLUB and our CHILDREN’S SPRING EVENT. 
We will also be offering AMNESTY OF FINES.

LEGO CLUB

10:30-11:30am
Great for ages 5 and up with parent/caregiver present.
We supply the Lego pieces, you supply the imagination!

CHILDREN’S SPRING EXTRAVAGANZA

Welcome Spring! We’ll have balloons, face painting, games, prizes, crafts,
a movie and more. Free tickets are available now in the children's room.
We divide the age categories to make things easier.
Kids ages 2-5 go 1-2pm, Kids ages 6-8 or older go 2:30-3:30pm.

FINE AMNESTY

Return your currently overdue items to the library on
Saturday, March 28th and pay no fines, this day only!
(EXCEPTIONS: We cannot waive previously accrued fines or charges for lost/damaged items.)

Money Smart Week Programs at Woonsocket Harris Public Library

Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago in 2002, Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of hundreds of organizations across the country. Programming is offered to all demographics and income levels and covers all facets of personal finance. Partnering Organizations will host their events April 18 - 25, 2015.

 
 
Be Money Smart Parents
 
Sat, 04/18/2015 - 10:30am - 11:30am
 
As part of Money Smart Week, Zoya Testlyn from CCF conducts a program on saving money. She will talk about creating a family budget, 
saving for your child’s education while on a budget, how to get out of debt, the three different credit scores what do they mean for you, scams and identity theft.  For more information, please visit the Money Smart website.
 
Financial Success for Parents
 
Tue, 04/21/2015 - 9:45am - 12:00pm
 
Community Care Alliance
Crystal Hall presents how parents can  support their income, how to get out of debt, getting loans when you owe money, where to find employment training, credit and financial assets and how to get one-on-one financial coaching to personalize your finances for a better way of family living. For more information, please visit the Money Smart Week website.
 

Thursday April 23, 6-7pm

Girl Scout Troop 741

Kids ages 6-10  and their caregivers can play Money Smart games like Coin Toss and Price is Right and make duck tape wallets. Volunteers from Girl Scout Troop  741 will be on hand to give out prizes and  play games. 

 

Walk-ins welcome. No registration required. All events take place at the

Woonsocket Harris Public Library

303 Clinton Street Woonsocket RI 02895

401-769-9044

Knitting Circle

Wednesdays

Kid's Knit, 6-7 p.m.

Adult Knit, 7-8 p.m.

Knitting and crochet enthusiasts of all levels of experience are welcome to attend this free crafting circle.  For more information, please contact Jen Grover.

Upcoming Programs / Classes

Creative Writing Group

April 01, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Large Study Room

Creative Writing Group

April 08, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Large Study Room

Creative Writing Group

April 15, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Large Study Room

Creative Writing Group

April 22, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Large Study Room

Creative Writing Group

April 29, 2015
07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Large Study Room

Poetry Contest

To honor National Poetry Month in April, the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Llbrary are sponsoring a poetry contest. Poems may be submitted at the library from April lst to April 25th. Limit of 2 submissions per person. Submissions will be accepted by email at efuqua@woonsocketlibrary.org , mail, and in person. Entries for grades 6 & up must be typed. Please include name, address, phone number and age category. Students should include
name, phone #, grade, school, and teacher's name. First, second and third place prizes will be awarded in each age category. Winners are invited to share their poerns at our Open Mic Poetry Night at the Library on Wednesday, May 27 at 7-8:30 p.m.  For more information, please contact Ed Fuqua at 767-4132.
 
Categories:
Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12, Adult (18+)