STUDIO RHODE WOONSOCKET

 

“MY WOONSOCKET LIFE”
A Studio Rhode Next Generation Library Project
by the Woonsocket Harris Public Library
What is YOUR Woonsocket story?
On JUNE 19th from 5pm - 7pm
the Harris Library will introduce you to our exciting multigenerational storytelling project.
We are looking to explore our community identity by digitally documenting our residents’ stories
of past, present and hopes for the future.
Tell us your story. Your story matters!
Be Counted!
To learn more, please visit: WoonsocketLibrary.org    or StudioRhodeWoonsocket.blogspot.com

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