JULY 2019
Closed on Thursday, July 4th for Independence Day.
Open on Friday, July 5th from 9am-5pm.
The library is closed on Saturdays for the summer, re-opening September 7th.
Visit our website at WoonsocketLibrary.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ONGOING BOOK SALE
The book sale has been expanded with extra tables set up in the center aisle of the library with additional items to purchase. The $1 a bag promotion for small paperbacks is still occurring, and applies
to small paperbacks in both areas of the book sale.

 

 

 

Here is a sampling of New Release DVDs added:

Always
Aquaman
Bad Time at the El Royale
Bohemian Rhapsody
Georgia Rule
Green Book
Halloween
Hello, My Name is Doris
The Legend of Bagger Vance
The Lego Movie 2. The Second Part
Us
 

The complete list of titles added this month is available
in the library on the  DVD shelves.

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE - AUGUST 8th BLOOD DRIVE

 

 

FOR ADULTS

 

 

ZUMBA FOR ADULTS & TEENS 16 and up
Classes on Mondays from 6-7pm when the library is open.
Free class led by Connie Anderson. Limited to the first 25 walk-ins. 
Wear comfy clothing and sneakers. *Due to the fast pace of Zumba steps, children are not allowed to participate.
Sponsored by the Woonsocket Health & Rehabilitation Center,
262 Poplar St. Woonsocket. 
 

 

 

 

Knitting Circle
Wednesdays from 6:30-8pm

Knitting Circle is on Summer hiatus and resumes in the Fall.
Email Jen for info at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

MONTHLY BOOK CLUB GATHERING
Wednesday, July 17th at 7pm.
This month’s book selection is Radium Girls by Kate Moore. All who have read the book are invited to attend. A limited number of copies are available for checkout at the circulation desk. 
Email Margaret for more information at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

How to Use Narcan to Save Lives
6 PM - 8 PM in the Woonsocket Room
Next Session is July 25th.
Future dates are August 22, September 26, October 24, November 21 & December 19
Free Informational session presented by the Woonsocket Prevention Coalition. Open to the public, meets
on the 4th Thursday of every month.
For more information, please call the Prevention Coalition
at 401-766-3332.

 

 

 

 

 

Meets on Wednesdays from 9:30-11:30am when the library is open. Meets at Patriots Diner, 65 Founders Dr, Woonsocket, RI on the last Wednesday of the month.

 

Live & Learn is a social program for people with early memory loss. New ways to compensate for memory changes is offered. For more information about this program, please contact the Alzheimer's Association RI Chapter at 1-800-272-3900 or email Annie Murphy at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 

 

 

FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS

 

 

 

 

SUMMER READING
Summer reading lists are available in the children’s room and young adult area.  Forms can also be found online at:

Woonsocket Public Schools - All Grade Levels
http://woonsocketschools.com/summer_reading___math_packets

Good Shepard - Grades 3-8
www.gwcrs.org/good-shepherd/Summer-Projects

 

 

 

Weekly Family Support Specialist at Woonsocket Public Library
presented by The Autism Project
 Thursdays 10am-12pm


Family Support Specialist, Linda Brunetti, will be present for all Families looking for information and support on Autism and other Developmental Disabilities. This program is provided by “Creating the Connections.”
 
Program and materials are free and provided in the children’s room.
For information or questions, please call Linda at 401-785-2666 ext. 76045 or email her at
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Every Friday in the Main Program Room
from 2:00-4:30 PM

The room turns into a Teen Lounge with snacks, games, iPads and a chance to use our new virtual reality gaming system.
Adult Librarian supervision provided.

Every First Friday of the Month --
We host a lively Magic the Gathering session!

See Teen Librarian Ed for more information or call 401.767.4132 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


VR equipment received from the Studio Rhode Grant from the RI Office of Library and Information Services and the RI Office of Innovation.

 

 

 

D&D FOR TEENS
Every Tuesday from 3-4:45pm when the Library is open.

This is a tabletop role playing game, held in the Children’s Program Room. Contact Ed for details at 401.767.4132
or by email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 
 
 

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
Library Fax:  767-4120

 
 

 
 
 
 

 

 

 

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Woonsocket Harris Public Library
303 Clinton Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895


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Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays from 9am - 5pm

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