NOVEMBER 2023
The Library is closed on Friday, November 10th for Veterans Day. We are open on Saturday, Nov 11th from 9am-5pm and Monday, November 13th from 9am-9pm.
The library closes at 5pm on Wednesday Nov. 22nd and is closed for Thanksgiving on Nov. 23, 24 & 25.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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 
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.

 

The Woonsocket Harris Public Library now has a Pinterest page with lists of newly cataloged items and more to be added soon. Find it here:
  https://www.pinterest.com/WoonsocketHarrisPublicLibrary/

 

LIBRARY  PHONE  NUMBERS
Area Code 401
Library Director:  767-4125
Assistant Director:  767-4126
Circulation Desk/Main: 769-9044
Reference Department:  767-4124
Children’s Department:  767-4122
Young Adult/Teen Desk: 767-4132

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