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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.)

AskRI Resources for Kids

 

Explore these resources to find the ones best suited for your young students.

HomeworkHelpRIFor Grades K-12, Intro to College & Adult Learners. Available every day from 2-10 p.m. Service provided by AskRI.org and powered by Tutor.com

KidSearchKidSearch EBSCO’s interface designed for students in grades K through 5. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

Primary SearchPrimary Search Full text for more than 80 popular elementary school magazines; all full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (lexiles). Also includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, and features Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia with easy-to-read encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. Also provides the American Heritage ® Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin, and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.

SearchasaurusSearchaSaurus Dinosaur themed interface for beginning searchers, up to the 5th grade. Contains full text for more than 70 popular elementary school magazines and provides students with encyclopedic entries written specifically for kids. Includes the American Heritage, Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin and an extensive image collection. 

Funk & Wagnalls New World EncyclopediaFunk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia Features over 25,000 informative segments of the encyclopedia, with alphabetically arranged articles, illustrations and maps. Updated annually.

World Book Online

Homework Help

Need help with your homework? Let our crack team of librarians help you uncover the resources you need to finish that pesky homework assignment. Simply fill out the information below and we'll get started on your request! Don't wait until the night before your assignment is due to let us help you. We know you'd never wait until the last minute to finish your assignments.

A name, a name, what's a name other than something that we can call you buy? Let us know who you are so we can make sure the information gets to the right person!

We need your email address so we can send you our suggestions. We promise not to share your email address with anyone other than our library staff.

Let us know what class this homework assignment is for. It will help our librarians narrow the list of materials that we'll send your way.

Please tell us the name of your teacher. Our librarians often know what materials specific teachers like to use.

Let us know when you're homework assignment is due. We're not miracle workers so give us enough time to help you!

What is your assignment about and what are you having a hard time finding?