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Events Listing

May 27, 2017

10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 28, 2017

10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 29, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 29, 2017

10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

May 30, 2017

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us playing board games in the teen space! We have a bunch to choose from! Snacks are provided too!
Audience: Teen

May 30, 2017

5:00pm - 6:00pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with new technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll cover how to use a mouse or touchpad to interact with a computer, and perform a... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 30, 2017

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 31, 2017

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come on down to the teen space, where we craft with just about anything on Wednesdays. Perler beads, duct tape, origami, beads, buttons, and more! Every Wednesday, drop-in any time between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to get your craftin' on! Pinterested ideas welcome. 
Audience: Teen

June 01, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Welcoming Rhode Island, an initiative of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, is proud to host the first installment of its traveling Welcoming RI Exhibit at Westerly Public Library from June 1 to 24, 2017. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The featured stories represent a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 01, 2017

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Come talk books with us! We'll have snacks and talk about the books we've been reading. In addition, Kelsy from Savoy will bring more galleys as well!
Audience: Teen

June 01, 2017

5:00pm - 6:00pm
New to using computers?  We're well aware of how frusturating and intimidating it can be to catch up with technology, especially when everyone else seems like an expert. In this class on basic computer use, we'll introduce you to the Windows 10 desktop, learn a bit about files and programs and how... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 01, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 03, 2017

10:30am - 2:00pm
Family Housing Support- Spring Stroll A Thon- and Park Scavenger Hunt. Come find the Fairy Houses, Stroll the Park and enjoy this community event while raising funds to help families in need of Emergency Housing. Come on your own or bring a TEAM! All Proceeds go to FHS mission to fund apartments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 06, 2017

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join our Writer's Workshop in the Roberts Room of the library. All writing experience levels welcome! This is a space for YOU to decide what to write, how to write it, and why you write it. We will have fun prompts, cool pictures, and of course, snacks!
Audience: Teen

June 06, 2017

5:00pm - 6:00pm
The internet is one of the most powerful tools that we use in our everyday lives.  From streaming videos, to doing research, to keeping in touch with our family, it touches all parts of our life, and is a constant companion that it seems like everyone else just assumes you know how to use.  When... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 06, 2017

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... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 06, 2017

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening, January17, from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 07, 2017

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come on down to the teen space, where we craft with just about anything on Wednesdays. Perler beads, duct tape, origami, beads, buttons, and more! Every Wednesday, drop-in any time between 3:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. to get your craftin' on! Pinterested ideas welcome. 
Audience: Teen

June 07, 2017

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Art Exhibit in the Hoxie Gallery Opening Reception  Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm Artist: Maria Scaglione Exhibit runs Wed., June 7th - Sat., June 30th
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 08, 2017

10:30am - 12:00pm
Come enjoy some down time with other moms while your little one plays with toys/other children.  We will meet to share ideas about all sorts of stuff :  recipes, survival strategies, discipline, fun crafts, books, and diaper rash.  The goal of the group is to provide a place for moms to share and... Read more
Audience:

June 08, 2017

5:00pm - 6:00pm
The internet is one of the most powerful tools that we use in our everyday lives.  From streaming videos, to doing research, to keeping in touch with our family, it touches all parts of our life, and is a constant companion that it seems like everyone else just assumes you know how to use.  When... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 08, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 08, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Welcoming Rhode Island, an initiative of Dorcas International Institute of Rhode Island, is proud to host the first installment of its traveling Welcoming RI Exhibit at Westerly Public Library from June 1 to 24, 2017. The exhibit is free and open to the public. The featured stories represent a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 09, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Interested in the news? Want to share ideas with other newsies? Need to exercise those debate skills? Come join the News Crew! Bring articles, topics to discuss, and be prepared to talk through our differences of opinion with respect for and an eagerness to learn from one another.
Audience: Teen

June 10, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Bring your yarn and meet us in Wilcox Park to knit (or crochet) in public for World Wide Knit in Public Day! It will be a great day of yarn crafting, socializing, and raising awareness of knitting and crochet. You can help let the world know that knitting is not a stuffy, dying art - it's fun,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
9:00am - 12:00pm
On the second and fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, bring your gardening questions and/or soil samples to Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will test your sample as you wait, and provide suggestions for improvement.  They will provide research and experienced based answers... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 10, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the second Saturday of the month, from May through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the 9 Champion Trees plus the other trees in the RI Big Tree Registry and other note-worthy specimens in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 10, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
When a young woman visits a convent in Italy, she uncovers an extraordinary story of courage and compassion in the face of the brutal Nazi regime. Prague is being torn apart by Hitler’s army. The Jewish community is being shipped off to concentration and extermination camps. One... Read more
Audience: Adult
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a pop up museum! What is a Pop-Up Museum? It's a temporary exhibit created by people who want to participate. That means you! Just bring an item that fits the theme (this one is handmade,) fill out a label for it, and we'll display it with the rest of our Pop-Up Museum! The Pop-Up... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 12, 2017

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience: Teen

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