July 2024 SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR ALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

Newly cataloged items can be viewed on our Pinterest page.
Go to: https://www.pinterest.com/WoonsocketHarrisPublicLibrary/

 

 

 

 

Use this link to register now for the Earth Science Program:
https://docs.google.com/.../1FAIpQLSdScoGf84GkA0.../viewform

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEEN SUMMER READING INFO
Summer is here at last. As the temperature rises, Woonsocket Harris Public Library Teen department starts up the Summer Reading Challenge. Don’t worry, it is not that challenging. It’s open to anyone in Middle School or High School and they can win prizes for every book they read. That is all you have to do, read books and report back on what you have read. Pick any book that you want, even those that are not from the library. When you read a book, you will automatically be entered in a weekly prize drawing. We’ve restocked the Steampunk Book Cart with fresh books, but you’ll want to get there before all the best books are gone. This summer promises to be the best ever. To sign up all you have to do is stop by the Teen desk or ask at the Children’s Room and start reading!

 

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.

 

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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