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  • Join us for the latest event in our Green Saturdays series, a presentation from Save the Bay on Saturday, July 15th. Dave Prescott will be here to present a talk on our coastline and what Save the...
  • Summer Reading is coming soon! Readers of all ages can join in. You can join a Summer Reading Program at one of our desks depending on your age: Those Birth-Entering 5th Grade can join our Children's...
  • Text Message Alerts for Ocean State Libraries' Cardholders, powered by Shoutbomb With the library's Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to: Receive text notices about...
  • 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...

What's Happening

June 25
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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....
June 26
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ever had an idea you've wanted to actually build or design?  Join us for these once a month workshops, to learn how to use modeling and design software.  Individuals of all levels of experience are welcomed.
June 26
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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....
June 27
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9:00pm - 12:00pm
June 27
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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...
June 28
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9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
June 25
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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....
June 26
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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....
June 27
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10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-registration opens June 1st* Build a Better World with Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio! This is a the timeless tale of an Italian woodcarver, Geppetto, who carves a son out of a block of pine. Join the wooden marionette on his journey to become a real boy! Through...
June 28
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9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
June 28
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2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we...
June 29
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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.
June 25
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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....
June 26
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us crafting Shrinky Dinks and making our own customizable black bean and corn salsa! 
June 26
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Ever had an idea you've wanted to actually build or design?  Join us for these once a month workshops, to learn how to use modeling and design software.  Individuals of all levels of experience are welcomed.
June 26
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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....
June 27
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
We'll watch some anime and enjoy ramen and pocky! We'll also have drawing materials and perler beads out for your crafting pleasure!
June 28
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9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
Sunday, June 25
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
Monday, June 26
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
Wednesday, June 28
2:00pm - 3:00pm
 ***THIS EVENT IS FULL***   Art in the Park! Wednesdays | June 28th - July 26thPre- Registration Required This 5 week workshop will have your kiddo enjoying outside time and exploring several mediums of art from painting to sculpting and more. We will touch on art history as we... Read More
Thursday, June 29
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snaps welcome! Recite, write your own, or just come to listen. We'll meet by the park fountain!
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, June 7, 2017 to Friday, June 30, 2017