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Events Listing

July 24, 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 24, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
As summer reading starts to wind down, we will have so many leftover odds and ends! Come help us use them up!
Audience: Teen

July 25, 2017

9:00am - 12:00pm
Join the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society and Ethan Gilsdorf for a six-week writing workshop. In these fun and inspirational writing workshops, you will learn the skills to write a story about your life experience, and turn your memories into a coherent narrative with lasting... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 25, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. We provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 25, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Join the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society and Ethan Gilsdorf for a six-week writing workshop. In these fun and inspirational writing workshops, you will learn the skills to write a story about your life experience, and turn your memories into a coherent narrative with lasting... Read more
Audience: Adult
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for a comedy improv workshop! You'll play some fun comedy games and then make up hilarious scenes!
Audience: Teen

July 25, 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

July 25, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 25, 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

July 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 2017

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Free show from Colonial Theatre! Shows run Tuesdays through Sundays at 8pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 27, 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:
10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** "Build a Better Body, Community & World, with RI Grown Food!" Participants will enjoy a lively hour focused on the environmental, health and economic benefits of enjoying the delicious foods grown on... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 27, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join the food fueled competition! It's up to you to create what you will from events.  Registration required To register use the form below or email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Teen

July 27, 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

July 27, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 28, 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 29, 2017

1:00pm - 2:30pm
**This program is full** Back by popular demand! Learn a different style of makeup each week. Signing up is a four week commitment, and you get to keep your makeup at the end. Space is limited, so register today. To register, email Kelsey at kmatthews@... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 29, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
As part of our summer-long Green Saturdays series, Kim Calcagno from The Audubon Society of Rhode Island will speak about the many programs and services they provide, and their efforts to "protect birds, other wildlife and their habitat through conservation, education and advocacy... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 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 31, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
We'll make catapults out of simple materials and see who can get their catapult to throw a marshmallow the furthest!
Audience: Teen

July 31, 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
6:30pm - 7:30pm
This event is postponed. Keep an eye on our calendar for its rescheduling.
Audience:

August 01, 2017

9:00am - 12:00pm
Join the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society and Ethan Gilsdorf for a six-week writing workshop. In these fun and inspirational writing workshops, you will learn the skills to write a story about your life experience, and turn your memories into a coherent narrative with lasting... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 01, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** "Build a Better Body, Community & World, with RI Grown Food!" Participants will enjoy a lively hour focused on the environmental, health and economic benefits of enjoying the delicious foods grown on the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 01, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Join the Watch Hill Memorial Library and Improvement Society and Ethan Gilsdorf for a six-week writing workshop. In these fun and inspirational writing workshops, you will learn the skills to write a story about your life experience, and turn your memories into a coherent narrative with lasting... Read more
Audience: Adult
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Can you figure out where in the world you are? Prizes for the winners of this fun online game. Practice before the competition at https://geoguessr.com/
Audience: Teen

August 01, 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

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