Children's Programs and Events

Funda Fest 17

Tuesday January 20th 3:30-4:30 pm
Located in the Iarge program room near the restrooms
This is a FREE program and is great for families of children ages 3 1/2 and up including adults!
FREE Tickets available Monday Janurary 12th in the children's room.
17th Annual Funda Festival
A celebation of Black Storytelling in Rhode Island!
"Funda," which means "to teach" and "to learn" in Zulu and Kiswahili, celebrates the importance of stories in African and African-American culture and
demonstrates the ability of storytelling to teach lessons, impart values, and convey cultural history.
This week-long celebration travels to schools across Rhode Island from Tuesday, January 20th through Friday, January 23rd 2015. During this time, local
RI Black Storytellers (RIBS) tellers and spoken word artists, as well as invited national and international guests will be available to visit your school.
The celebration then culminates in a three-day storytelling festival held in Providence, Woonsocket and Newport January 24-26th.

Musical Story Time Series

Musical Story Time Series

For Young Children and Families

THURSDAYS 10am—11am
FREE & Open to Woonsocket Residents
(Children 2-3 1/2 Years Old)
January 22-March 19(no session Feb 19)
* Woonsocket Harris Public Library *
* 303 Clinton St. Woonsocket *
Community Event Sponsored by Woonsocket Harris Public Library & Family Resources Community Action Early Intervention
For More Information Contact Children’s Department at 769-9044
*Please inform us if your child has any food allergies*
Registration begins January 5, 2015.

Creative Movement by Heritage Ballet

Monday, February 16th, 1:30-2:30 p.m. 

For ages  3 1/2 to 8 to attend with a caregiver.  Learn  simple ballet movements  with instructors from Heritage Ballet of Lincoln, RI.

Make a Prezel Log Cabin!

Monday, February 16th, 2:30-3:30 p.m.

For ages  8-12. We supply the  materials  you supply the  imagination!

Pretzels, graham crackers and frosting  will be used.

Let staff know if your child has a food allergy.

Musician Greg Cooney

Tuesday,  February 17th, 1:30-2:30 p.m.

For ages 3 1/2 & up attend with caregiver.

Local musician entertains families with songs, lots of audience participation!

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.

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.

Pre-School and Family Storytime

Tuesday, February 17th, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

For ages 2-7 years. Caregivers attend program with kids. Sing songs, listen to stories, watch a brief movie and make a craft to take home and enjoy.

Chemical Change Detectives - Science Show

Wednesday, February 18th, 1:00-1:45 p.m.

For ages 4-8 years. Caregivers attend program with kids.

What happens when two different chemicals like baking soda and vinegar combine?

Demonstration and some hands on science fun with teacher Kim Bent.

Chinese New Year Celebration

Friday, February 20th, 2-3 p.m.

For ages 3 1/2 and up with caregiver.

Learn some Chinese culture with teacher Miss Annie Wen. Sing a song in Chinese. Pick up objects with chopsticks and make a craft to take home.


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 3 & 17

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.



Tapping into Tap Water - Science Show

Wednesday, February 18th, 2-3 p.m.

For ages 9-12 years!. Caregivers attend program with kids.

How does clean water come into your home?

Demonstration and some hands on science fun with teacher Kim Bent.

Children's Book Author Emily McKeon

Thursday, February 19th, 2-3 p.m.

For 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.