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September 28
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7:30pm - 10:30pm
SOLD OUT!! Our Viewing Party at Westerly Library is SOLD OUT but you can still watch our episode on Wednesday, September 28 on SyFy!
September 29
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6:00pm - 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.
September 29
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
September 30
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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for the WORLD PREMIERE of THE ANIMATION GAMES a short animation film created by our very talented TWEENS at Westerly Library! Premiere party starts at 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 30th Westerly Library Auditorium This is a FREE event, however pre-registration is required.
October 01
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9:00am - 12:00pm
URI Master Gardeners offer an information kiosk and soil testing at Wilcox Park on the second Saturday of the month from 9 am to 12 pm. The Kiosk will be located near the memorial Fountain. Kiosk and Soil Test Dates are: Sat., July 9th Sat., Aug. 13th Sat., Sept. 10th Sat., Oct. 1st (new...
October 03
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6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Dante Society presents an Italian Film Festival for the month of October to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. Join us on Monday evenings October 3, 17, 24 and 31 at 6:30 pm, in the auditorium for a celebration of Italian films. Free and open to the public. Monday, October 3rd...
September 27
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Event intended for ages 8-12 only. Come out and learn how to act out some scenes with prompts written your peers! We'll do some warm ups and then start making our own skits.  Registration Required
September 28
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5:30pm - 6:30pm
Join children's room staff as we follow clues to find friendly library ghosts throughout the library in this interactive hunt! All wishing to participate must register via online form. Registration starts September 1st!Registration will close when slots are full. This event is intended for ages 7...
September 29
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6:00pm - 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.
September 30
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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for the WORLD PREMIERE of THE ANIMATION GAMES a short animation film created by our very talented TWEENS at Westerly Library! Premiere party starts at 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 30th Westerly Library Auditorium This is a FREE event, however pre-registration is required.
October 04
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10:00am - 11:00am
Join us for our once a month baby storytime! Each storytime is enhanced with sensory techniques, songs, and movement geared toward little ears and little feet!
October 05
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10:00am - 11:00am
Calling all little ones! Join us as we sing, dance and read our way through a new theme each week in our 1-3 year old storytime!
September 27
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Event intended for ages 8-12 only. Come out and learn how to act out some scenes with prompts written your peers! We'll do some warm ups and then start making our own skits.  Registration Required
September 28
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7:30pm - 10:30pm
SOLD OUT!! Our Viewing Party at Westerly Library is SOLD OUT but you can still watch our episode on Wednesday, September 28 on SyFy!
September 29
-
6:00pm - 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.
September 30
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2:30pm - 5:30pm
In honor of banned books week, we will be making charms of our favorite books! They'll be miniature versions of the books we love. Don't miss this one! **While supplies last**
September 30
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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Join us for the WORLD PREMIERE of THE ANIMATION GAMES a short animation film created by our very talented TWEENS at Westerly Library! Premiere party starts at 5 pm on Friday, Sept. 30th Westerly Library Auditorium This is a FREE event, however pre-registration is required.
October 03
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4:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us starting in October for special drop-in teen crafting! Every Monday, we'll meet in the Teen Space from 4-7 to craft and have fun! We'll use various crafting materials; including perler beads, beads, buttons, duct tape, paints, and just about anything else!
Tuesday, October 04
6:00pm - 8:00pm
To be held on Esplanade, acoustic music, wooden silouttes, info. table
Saturday, October 08
10:00am - 11:30am
WILCOX PARK TOURS Saturday, October 10th - Take a tour of Wilcox Park with URI Master Gardeners to see the collection of Rhode Island Champion trees. Wilcox Park has more big trees than any other place in Rhode Island!  The tour begins at the Fountain at 10 am and... Read More
Saturday, October 15
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Recitation of the Holy Rosary at noon on the bluestone area in front of the Columbus Statue.
Saturday, October 22
10:00am - 11:30am
WILCOX PARK TOURS Saturday, October 22nd - Take a tour of Wilcox Park with URI Master Gardeners to tour the Native Gardens in the Park. The tour begins at the Fountain at 10 am and lasts about an hour and a half.... 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, September 7, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016