Harris Library lists school vacation programs

Harris Library lists school vacation programs

WOONSOCKET – The Woonsocket Harris Public Library announces the following February school vacation week events. Registration and tickets will be available beginning Monday, Feb. 11. To register, call 401-769-9044, ext. 2.

Monday, Feb. 18

• 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Preschool Sensory Story Time. This is a new interactive story time program that can be enjoyed by children, ages 3-5, of all abilities and sensibilities with their adult caregiver.

• 1-2 p.m.: Learn to Code with Scratch Jr., Feb. 18, 19, 20. Students in grades 3-5 sign up for all four consecutive classes.

• 3-4 p.m.: Rob Roy Academy presentation. Lisa Goodnow will discuss the history of Rob Roy, her experiences since she started working with them, financial aid options, and the different courses available. Open to students in middle school, high school, and adults. To reserve a spot, call 401-769-9044.

• 4-4:45 p.m.: Sensory Exploration Fun. Great for ages 5-10 with adult. Register by calling 401-769-9044, ext. 2. Walk-ins are welcome, as long as there is comfortable space in the room for all.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

• 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Preschool Playdough Time. Have fun playing with homemade playdough. Make shapes and fun designs with cookie cutters and rollers and playdough stamps. Great for ages 3-6.

• 1-2 p.m.: Learn to Code with Scratch Jr.

• 2-3 p.m.: Biomes: Animals form the Sea. Learn about animals like starfish, horseshoe crabs, and pufferfish. There will be real animals in this show. Open to ages 3 1/2 and up with adult. Tickets available Monday, Feb. 11.

Wednesday, Feb 20

• 10:30-11:30 a.m.: Preschool Story Time for ages 2-5 years with adult. Kids will listen to stories and make a craft to take home.

• 1-2 p.m.: Learn to Code with Scratch Jr.

• 6-7 p.m.: Making Bath Bombs. An evening program for children ages 10 and older, adults, and families. Registration is required and limited to 20 participants. Call 401-769-9044 or stop by in person.

Thursday, Feb. 21

• 1:30-2:30 p.m.: “Dog Man:” The Book Discussion. Students in grades 3-5 are who have read the book are invited to this book discussion which will include games and snacks.

• 6-7 p.m.: Family Music Night with Anne Marie Forer. Program includes fingerplays, movement activities and rhythm instrument play. Suitable for ages 6 and under.

Friday, Feb 22

• 2-4:30 p.m.: Teen Time. The program includes games, snacks, and a chance to use the Playstation VR headset. Open to middle and high school students.

Saturday, Feb. 23

• 1-2 p.m.: Lego Builder’s Club for ages 5 and up. An adult must be with the child at all times in the program room for safety.

• 2-4 p.m.: Make a Volcano. Children in grades 1 and up will watch a short video on how volcanoes are formed and use modeling clay, playdough and more to create a volcano.