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  • Join us in Wilcox Park to celebrate World Wide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP Day) on Saturday, June 10th. It is meant to make a solitary activity into a social one and bring knitters, crocheters, and...
  • Do you have something handmade that you would like to show off? Bring it to our first Pop-Up Museum!  A Pop-Up Museum is a temporary (2-hour) exhibit made up of items brought in by anyone who would...
  • Summer Reading is coming soon! Readers of all ages can join in. You can join a Summer Reading Program at one of our desks depending on your age: Those Birth-Entering 5th Grade can join our Children's...
  • Text Message Alerts for Ocean State Libraries' Cardholders, powered by Shoutbomb With the library's Shoutbomb text messaging service, you can use your mobile phone to: Receive text notices about...

What's Happening

May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 28
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 29
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9:00am - 8:00pm
May 29
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10:00am - 12:00pm
May 30
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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...
May 30
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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...
May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 28
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 29
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9:00am - 8:00pm
May 29
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10:00am - 12:00pm
June 01 to June 24
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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...
June 01
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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.
May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 28
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10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ...
May 29
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9:00am - 8:00pm
May 29
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10:00am - 12:00pm
May 30
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us playing board games in the teen space! We have a bunch to choose from! Snacks are provided too!
May 31
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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. 
Saturday, May 27
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Sunday, May 28
10:00am - 5:00pm
The Ocean Community Chamber of Commerce proudly hosts the ... Read More
Monday, May 29
10:00am - 12:00pm
Saturday, June 03
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
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:
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Thursday, June 1, 2017