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  • The Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park are holding their Holiday Book Sale December 7th through 10th, with a special preview night just for Friends of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on...
  •  Celebrate 125 Years of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park with A Tour Through Time January 13, 2017 Tours From 4pm to 6:15 pm $20 per Person includes Tour and Light Refreshments *Please note that we...
  • Come to the library on Tuesday nights for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques, learn new skills, or swap...
  • Westerly Library Now Offers Mobile Printing Service: Print from anywhere. Pick up at the library.   With our new MobilePrint Service™, you can use your personal computer or mobile device to print to...

What's Happening

December 10
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9:00am - 3:30pm
Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Holiday Book Sale BAG SALE DAY!! Become a Friend of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! Your $15 Friends membership admits you to Sale Previews in August and December. All other dates are free and...
December 13
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10:00am - 3:00pm
Join HealthSourceRI between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to get help signing up for coverage or renewing your insurance for 2017. To enroll or renew please bring for all members of your family: Last 4 weeks of pay stubs Social Security numbers Immigration documents 2015 Tax Return...
December 13
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1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "The Duchess of Bloomsbury Street" by Helene Hanff When devoted Anglophile Helene Hanff is invited to London for the English publication of 84, Charing Cross Road—in which she shares two decades of correspondence with Frank Doel, a...
December 13
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your technique or learn a new skill, or swap yarn and ideas with fellow yarnies. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm...
December 15
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
This holiday season, the Memorial and Library Association of Westerly invites you to attend a free presentation of Living Literature's Readers Rendition of the holiday classic, A Christmas Story! Living Literature offers their two person, 40 minute readers theatre rendition of Jean Shepherd's A...
December 15
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
December 10
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9:00am - 3:30pm
Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Holiday Book Sale BAG SALE DAY!! Become a Friend of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! Your $15 Friends membership admits you to Sale Previews in August and December. All other dates are free and...
December 14
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
Create Club is an opportunity for kids ages 8 and up to add their flare to the library! The club will meet once a month to execute a designated project that will be displayed in the library. We will work on themed displays and small community projects that are centered around reading, common...
December 15
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
This holiday season, the Memorial and Library Association of Westerly invites you to attend a free presentation of Living Literature's Readers Rendition of the holiday classic, A Christmas Story! Living Literature offers their two person, 40 minute readers theatre rendition of Jean Shepherd's A...
December 15
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
All ages and experience levels are welcome. All you need is a desire to learn more about the game of chess. Chess sets and roll up boards will be provided.
December 16
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9:30am - 11:30am
----THIS EVENT IS FULL---- Little one new to Santa? Or maybe shy? Here's an opportunity to for little ones to spend some quality time with Santa and some COOKIES AND COCOA! Ages Birth-4. Pre-Registration Required.
December 21
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5:00pm - 7:00pm
Enjoy a new viewing experience as we bring Elf to life like never before! We'll be eating, singing, and crafting our way through the entire movie. Space is limited, so register today!
December 10
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9:00am - 3:30pm
Friends of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Holiday Book Sale BAG SALE DAY!! Become a Friend of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park! Your $15 Friends membership admits you to Sale Previews in August and December. All other dates are free and...
December 10
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
From IMDB: One year after Kevin was left home alone and had to defeat a pair of bumbling burglars, he accidentally finds himself in New York City, and the same criminals are not far behind. Rated PG; running time 2 hrs.  Popcorn and drinks will be provided. 
December 12
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4:00pm - 6:00pm
 Every Monday, we'll meet in the Teen Space from 4-6 to craft and have fun! We'll use various crafting materials; including perler beads, beads, buttons, duct tape, paints, and just about anything else! This is drop-in, so come in any time between 4 and 6 p.m. to craft. 
December 13
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come join us for a little coloring cool down at the library! Tap into your inner Crayola Zen with adult coloring pages, or free sketch your own creation. As we color, we will be discussing and sharing other de-stressing strategies that help us stay healthy and mentally well. 
December 15
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7:00pm - 9:00pm
This holiday season, the Memorial and Library Association of Westerly invites you to attend a free presentation of Living Literature's Readers Rendition of the holiday classic, A Christmas Story! Living Literature offers their two person, 40 minute readers theatre rendition of Jean Shepherd's A...
December 15
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3:00pm - 6:00pm
Need help completing an assignment? Got some homework that you can't seem to finish? Come by the teen space and we'll help you with everything from studying strategies to writing edits. Drop in anytime from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 21
9:00am - 3:00pm
The 35th Annual Garden Market Fair - a Festival of Plants takes place on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, from 9 am to 3 pm in Wilcox Park.  Vendors from Rhode Island and Connecticut will be selling annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and garden accessories. There will be a large... Read More
Saturday, May 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Sunday, May 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Saturday, June 24
6:00pm - 10:00pm
SUMMER POPS 2017Produced, Presented and Performed by The Chorus of WesterlyWith the Pops Festival OrchestraAndrew Howell, conductor The Chorus of Westerly's 37th Annual Summer Pops takes place on Saturday, June 24th, 2017.... Read More
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 to Saturday, October 29, 2016