Children's Programs and Events

Pre-School Story Time

For Ages 2-5 years old

Sign up starting March 9th!  Session begins March 17th and ends April 28th.  April 21st (school vacation week), siblings are welcome.

Tuesdays, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Children listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books.  Kids make a craft to take home and enjoy.  Caregivers attend story time with children.  Siblings welcome!

Registration begins Monday, March 9th.  Call 769-9044 ext. 2 to register or email Chris with child's name, age and a contact number.

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.

Cup Cake Decorating

Tuesday, April 21st,  2-4 p.m.

Ages  8-12  we  supply the materials you provide the imagination. Let us know if you have any food allergies. No nuts are used but check with us if allergic.  Please contact Chris or Beth at the Children's Desk at 767-4122 for more information.

Musician Greg Cooney

Thursday, April 23, 2-3 p.m.

Ages 5 and up with caregiver.

Lots of audience participation and great musical instruments.

Children's Book Author Emily McKeon

Friday, April 24, 2-3 p.m.

Ages 3 1/2 to 7 years. Caregivers attend program with kids.
Author of “Who will Dance with Me?” will read from her book and do a craft.

We Need Lego Builders!

January 3 &17 &31
February 14 & 28
March 14 &,28
April 11 &25
May 9 &23
June 6
10:30-11:30 a.m.

Bring your imagination  to the library and build Lego creations with new friends.

Completed Lego creations may be displayed in our display case in the children’s room.

An adult must be with the child at all times in the program room  for safety. Great for ages 5 & up.

Recycle Program

Monday, April 20th, 1:30-2:30 p.m.  

Ages  4 & up attend with  caregiver

Learn which items are  recyclable and which bins they go into. Also  learn about recycling special  materials like computers.

Pinnochio the Play

Wednesday, April 22nd, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Ages 4-12 years. Caregivers attend program with kids.

Presented by Hampstead Theatre Company.

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 , 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, June 3 at 7-8:30 p.m.  For more information, please contact Ed Fuqua at 767-4132.
Grades K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12, Adult (18+)

Book Buddies

The Book Buddies program  is an  opportunity for teens 12-18 years old to pair up with younger children ages 5-8 years old for one on one reading, coloring and puzzles once a week for 4 weeks.
It will start on Wednesday May13 at 4pm-4:45pm.and continue each week through Wednesday June 3rd.It will be held in the Children's Program Room.This is a great opportunity to help out younger kids and fulfill community service hours.
Please contact Beth Dempster at 769-9044 Ext .2 for more information and to sign up.

Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland

Mr. Rowland – Music is Fun
Selected Fridays 10:30-11:30am
December  5  & 19

January   9 & 23

February 6 & 20

March 6 & 20

April 10 & 24

May 1 & 15

For more information call 769-9044 ext 2
For ages 6 & under. Parents attend with children. 
Walk-ins are welcome if program is not full.
Preference given to Woonsocket Residents First

Tunes and Tales with Anne-Marie Forer

Sing songs and make music with Anne-Marie Forer

Parents attend program with children.

Suitable for ages 6 & under


(Program used to take place on the first Saturday mornings now takes place last Wednesday of each month, with the exception of  March 11.)

Last Wednesday of each month



January 28

February 25

March 11

April 29

May 27


Registration begins January 5th  call 769-9044 ext 2

Or email

Walk-ins welcome as long as there is space.



Knitting Circle


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.