Children's Programs and Events

Drop-In Mother's Day Craft

Saturday, May 9th, 1-4 pm
Located in the Children’s Program Room!
No registration required for this program!  
Walk-ins welcome!
Decorate a card for Mother’s Day. We have stickers, stampers, construction paper, and more.
Parents are encouraged to help their kids 
decorate the items. 
Children under 12 must be with an adult!!!
Suitable for ages 3-90

Books Are Wings Book Party!

Saturday, May 16, 1-2 p.m.
Join us at the Woonsocket Library on May 16th
for a Book Party sponsored by our friends at the Woonsocket Rotary.  Come by an pick up a book and get reading. While you are there, enjoy storytelling, crafts for the kids, face painting and more!
• Storytelling
• Face painting
• Crafts for the kids
• Free books
• and more!
Sponsored by the Woonsocket Rotary Club.

Car Seat Safety

You are invited to attend the SHIELD program, an informative presentation that discusses RI’s child passenger safety law, age and size recommendations for safety restraints, and how you may be eligible for a FREE car seat through Connecting for Children & Families.
Angela Marandola, Education and Outreach Coordinator
Connecting for Children and Families
Where: Large Program room in the front of the library
When: THURSDAY May 21 
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Refreshments will be provided!
This event is RSVP only
If you plan to attend, please contact:
Angela Marandola @ 401-766-3384 x 212 or

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.

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+)

Music is Fun with Mr. Rowland

Mr. Rowland – Music is Fun
Selected Fridays 10:30-11:30am

May 1 & 15

July 17

August 14

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


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.

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.