September 2022

 

September is National Library Card Month. Your pass to adventure awaits! Visit us and signup for a library card today! 

 

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

 

Tots are shaking it up at the library! Join our family music program, Anne-Marie Forer's Tunes n Tales
on selected Fridays from 11-11:45 a.m. 
Oct. 7 & 21
Nov. 4 & 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

The holiday shopping season officially starts today with Black Friday. A recent Bankrate survey has found that nearly 75 percent of holiday shoppers are planning to shop online this year, versus 67 percent in stores. According to Deloitte Insights, almost half of all holiday shoppers plan to do at least some of their holiday shopping over Thanksgiving weekend.       Congress might be forced to step in and stop a pending rail strike. In interviews with Politico, union leaders expressed the view that there are still many outstanding issues. The cooling off period which doesn't allow any strike expires December 9th, but one Republican senator says lawmakers may have to take action.        The U.S. Men's Soccer Team has another point and a path to the knockout stages following a draw with England by a score of zero-zero on Friday. The U.S. now has two points in the World Cup after drawing Wales earlier in the week. The team will play its final match of group play on Tuesday against Iran, where a victory will mean they advance.       Two Omicron BQ coronavirus subvariants are now dominant in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says BQ-one and BQ-one-one are causing 57-percent of new infections in the U.S. The subvariants are believed to be resistant to antibody medications used by people with compromised immune systems, putting them at increased risk.        Amazon workers are spending Black Friday outside Jeff Bezos' home in New York City. Workers and labor activists are calling on shoppers to bypass Amazon's deals and instead shop local and at small businesses. Its part of worldwide "Make Amazon Pay" rallies as Amazon workers call for better working conditions and more money. An Amazon spokesperson didn't explicitly comment about worker's concerns but says the company is not perfect in any area and is taking its impact "very seriously."        Adidas is investigating misconduct allegations against Kanye West. The sportswear company on Thursday said it launched a probe after receiving an anonymous letter making several allegations against the rapper. The probe follows a Rolling Stone report that detailed alleged incidents of inappropriate behavior by Ye toward Adidas and Yeezy staff members.