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Events Listing

June 24, 2017

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 24, 2017

10:00am - 11:30am
On the fourth Saturday of the month, from June through October, come take a walk around Wilcox Park.  URI Master Gardeners will show you the native gardens and plants in the Park.  Tours begin with a history of the Park and an introduction to native plants.  We'll make a loop around the Park,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 24, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 25, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 26, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us crafting Shrinky Dinks and making our own customizable black bean and corn salsa! 
Audience: Teen

June 26, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 26, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2017

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... Read more
Audience: Kids
9:00pm - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult

June 27, 2017

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!
Audience: Teen

June 27, 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 28, 2017

9:00am - 1:00pm
Westerly Library will have a delayed opening until 1 pm for staff development.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 28, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Let's harness the power of the sun to create these incredible images on special light sensitive paper.  Registration Required, please email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register. 
Audience: Teen

June 28, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids

June 29, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snaps welcome! Recite, write your own, or just come to listen. We'll meet by the park fountain!
Audience: Teen

June 29, 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
6:00pm - 7:15pm
Join us for a free introduction to investment presented by Nishant Sahoo. Mr. Sahoo will present important information and take questions about investment. As a Merrill Lynch Financial Advisor, Nishant uses a holistic, goals-based method to construct, implement, and review wealth management plans.... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 30, 2017

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Beat the Heat the last Friday of every Month this Summer! Join us for a Free Family Movie in the Auditorium from 3pm-5pm. June 30th - Beauty & the Beast (2017) July 28th - The Lego Batman Movie August 25th- Boss Baby
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 01, 2017

12:00pm - 9:00pm
Presented by The United Theatre. This free, one-day, two-stage festival will highlight 12 artists, including Blitzen Trapper, The Barr Brothers, Langhorne Slim, Woods, The Low Anthem, Michael Nau, My Bubba, Elvis Perkins, Luke Temple, Little Wings, Barna Howard and Wild Sun. The United Folk... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 01, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come make some rad tie-dye socks! Materials provided, but space is limited. Registration is required. You can register below or email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to save your space!
Audience: Teen

July 03, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 03, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us in a head to head tournament style battle. Are you up for the challenge? 
Audience: Teen

July 04, 2017

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

July 05, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
This year's summer reading theme is Build a Better World, so the movie's theme will correspond to that.  Movie title TBA
Audience: Teen

July 05, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids

July 05, 2017

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Teens ages 13-17 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Audience: Teen

July 06, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Bwana Iguana is an exciting and educational interactive program that introduces the audience to the mysterious realm of reptiles. It also promotes conservation, and understanding of the entire natural world. Hands on audience... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 06, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for a paint party hosted by Rebecca Killian of Mermaid Masterpieces! You'll create your very own piece of art to take home! Registration Required. Please use the form below or email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register. 
Audience: Teen

July 06, 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

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