All Programs are Free.

Tickets and Sign-ups available now in the children's and teens area call  401-769-9044  

Free Tickets are given out so we do not exeed room capacity.

 

 

Monday  

 

2-3pm   Mad Science Show for ages 4 & up with adult. Free tickets available now

 

3:30-4:30 Teen Test Kitchen ages 13-18 Space is limited. Must sign up by Feb 16th so we can get all the materials. call 769-9044 x3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tuesday

10:30-11:30 Preschool Storytime ages 2-5 years with adult. Sign up. Listen to stories, sing songs, play with puppets, puzzles and board books and make a craft to take home. 

 

3:30-4:15 Warm & Fuzzy Animals ages 4 & up with adult. Free tickets available now

 

Wednesday

10:30-11:30am Preschool Playdough Time ages 2-5 with adult. Sign up. We provide the materials. You may take your homemade playdough home with you.

 

2:30-3:30 Pretzel Log Cabin Ages 8 & up. Sign up space is limited. Although there is not eating in this program food materials will be provided for making the log cabins including pretzels, frosting, shredded wheat, wheat thins, and other edible building materials. If your child has a food allergy let us know upon sign up. 

 

Thursday

2-3:30 RI Childrens Authors. 4 Children's book authors will be at the library to read stories and do an activity. Books will be available for purchase by the author. Walk-ins welcome no registration required.

 

5:30-7pm Wii Games for Teens in middle and high school. Play Mario Kart, Just Dance and others. No registration walk-ins welcome so long as there is space in the room.

 

Friday 

2:30-4pm Indian Henna Workshop for Teens in middle and high school. Call 769-9044 x3 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register. All participants will be able to sketch designs using paper and pencil. 8 students will be randomly selected to use the henna cones to decorate with. Those that do not get to use and take home the cone will watch and be notified of the next workshop date.

 

All programs are sponsored by the Friends of the Woonsocket Harris Public Library

 

Chris Wallace Goldstein
Children's Librarian
Woonsocket Harris Public Library
www.woonsocketlibrary.org
401-769-9044 ext 2 for children's services

 

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