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  • Join us for a real tea party like no other as Alice and the Mad Hatter conduct their party of nonsense and whimsy. Tea, Treats, Games and more will make for a WONDERful morning in Wonderland here at...
  • Rhode Island Library Day is Saturday, April 8th and it kicks off a week-long celebration! Join us for fun cat-themed activities! More details to follow. Check our calendar for great events!
  • Join us Wednesday, April 5th for the opening reception for Light It Up Blue, an art show that promotes autism awareness. We also invite artists of all ages who have been affected by autism to have...
  • Learn the basics of email in this class for beginners! For more information or to register, visit http://www.westerlylibrary.org/events/2017/01/30/introduction-e-mail  

What's Happening

March 28
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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...
March 29
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Join the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park, for a free presentation by the Westerly Police Department about recognizing common scams and keeping yourself safe from identity theft.   Rescheduled from March 14th to March 29th
March 30
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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.
March 31
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5:00pm - 7:00pm
       We hope you all have been following along with our One Family, One Book collaborative because this is the perfect way to cap off an      awesome few weeks of reading!       We will be hosting an interactive movie experience that will have the audience participating in ways they never thought...
April 01
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10:00am - 1:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come....
March 29
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10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
March 29
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11:00am - 12:00pm
Our homeschoolers book club is for ages 7 and up. Pre-register online BEFORE January 25th . Our book for this session is "Chasing Vermeer" by Blue Balliett. Books will be provided at the first session, please do NOT read the book beforehand. This session is FULL.
March 29
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
Our First EVER DIY NIGHT for Kids! This months project features a gaming and book favorite: MINECRAFT!We will supply all the materials to build your very own wearable MINECRAFT Head.   Program is suitable for Ages 6 & up.    Register below to join us!
March 30
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10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
March 30
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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.
March 31
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5:00pm - 7:00pm
       We hope you all have been following along with our One Family, One Book collaborative because this is the perfect way to cap off an      awesome few weeks of reading!       We will be hosting an interactive movie experience that will have the audience participating in ways they never thought...
March 30
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
March 30
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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.
March 31
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5:00pm - 7:00pm
       We hope you all have been following along with our One Family, One Book collaborative because this is the perfect way to cap off an      awesome few weeks of reading!       We will be hosting an interactive movie experience that will have the audience participating in ways they never thought...
March 31
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us playing board games in the teen space! We have a bunch to choose from! Snacks are provided too
April 01
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11:00am - 1:30pm
In continuation of our One Family, One Book collaboration with Stonington Free Library...Join your community at the United Theatre and enjoy a movie screening of Roald Dahl's first bestselling story, James and the Giant Peach! Refreshments available. REGISTRATION REQUIRED-LIMITED SEATING. Call...
April 01
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12:30pm - 3:00pm
Join Ellie Coffey in our Makerspace for the first in a multi-part workshop about learning how to quilt!  In this first portion, 7 students will be taught how to create the top of their quilt, and how to baste it.  They will also be taught how to hand quilt the design, with the expectation that the...
Saturday, April 08
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, April 09
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Saturday, April 29
9:00am - 4:00pm
Saturday, May 13
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
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, February 1, 2017 to Friday, March 31, 2017