November 2022
Upcoming Programs @TheLibrary

NOVEMBER HOURS: The library is closed on these days: Nov. 8, 11, 24, 25 & 26. The library will close at 5pm on Nov. 23. The library is open to the public from 1pm-5pm only on these Saturdays -- November 12 & 19. Weekday business hours are Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays from 9am-9pm. Tuesdays & Fridays from 9am-5pm.

 

Veteran's Day is right around the corner and we have lots of great resources for you! Do you know Woonsocket has it's very own Veterans Memorial Museum? Have you stopped by the Eternal Flame on River Street? Check out the video for details!
https://fb.watch/gATWZQF4nd/

 

ASTRONOMY CLUB MEETS ON MONDAY, NOVEMBER 7th & 21st
Wondering what the Astronomy Club is like? Check out the videos!
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/...

 

Homemade Playdough with Ms. Beth
10-11am Monday, November 7th
in the children's program room.
We supply the playdough and all the things you will need to make fun shapes. Spaces available. Walk-ins welcome if space permits.

 

 

 

 

Return of Victorian Adventures. Saturday, November 5th marks the return of the long running tabletop role playing game Victorian Adventures. The players plunge into a world of mystery and danger where science and magic clash and famous people from history and literature can be your ally, or your deadly enemy.
Anyone over the age of eighteen is welcome to join on alternate Saturdays from 1:00 to 3:00 in the Adult program room.
Bring your own snacks.
Upcoming dates: November 19, December 3 & 17

 

 

 

Maggie Armatys from the Lazy Girls Kitchen on YouTube stopped by the Woonsocket Harris Public Library and taught everyone from preschoolers to high schoolers how to make delightfully spooky brownies with a variety of candy toppings. This is a great idea if you have a Halloween Party or family gathering and can adapt it for your family activity. This was so much fun. Don't worry we will have her back for more foodie fun at the library very soon. Until then enjoy the video.

 

 

There will be no Book Buddies on Wednesday November 23rd as the library will close at 5pm on that day as part of our Thanksgiving recess.
Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

 

It’s Time for Tunes-N-Tales, Everybody say Hello
Tunes & Tales for Tots will have you singing songs and making music with Anne-Marie Forer. This program for children
includes finger-plays, movement activities
and rhythm instrument play. Tap your toes, and clap your hands, it is time for Tunes-N-Tales.
Great for preschoolers and their adult.

Select Fridays from 11-11:45 a.m. 
Nov. 18
Dec. 2 & 16
Call (401) 769-9044 x2 to register
or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Dungeons and Dragons for Teens    Tuesdays 3:00-4:30 pm

Anyone in Middle School or High School under the age of 18 is invited to join the weekly Dungeons and Dragons game. It’s an ongoing storytelling based adventure with the focus on fun and excitement rather than rules. From the darkened canals of Verenzia to the dinosaur filled jungles of Srathus, an entire world of role playing adventure awaits.

Led by Teen Librarian, Ed. Join us in the Children’s Programming room. Sign up by calling 401-769-9044 x3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TEEN TIME HANGOUT ON FRIDAYS AFTER SCHOOL
From 3-4:30 pm in the Main Program Room

Ed, our Young Adult Librarian, hosts games and snacks for teens in middle and high school. Drop-in and try out our PS4 VR system, play classic Wii games, or just hang with your friends. For more information, call Ed at 401-769-9044 x3 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Remember Bid on the Phone but watch here:  LIVE on O-N TV

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