The library has access to thousands of online journals and magazines.

The answer to your questions! Learn how to make the most of the resources in front of you.

Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Home

What's New

  • Please Note Rescheduled Date: Friday, March 24, 2017 Snow Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017  Celebrate 125 Years of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park with A Tour Through Time Tours From 4:15 pm to 6:30...
  • Free Tax Prep Help with the Westerly Senior Center and AARP February 4th to April 17th Mondays 4 pm to 7 pm Saturdays 10 am to 1 pm AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to...
  • In our free workshop, you will learn to search the millions of original documents in Ancestry Library Edition, and save your finds on the Family Tree provided by Ancestry.com free edition. You...
  • Join us Thursday, March 16th at 6:30 to learn about homebrewing or talk shop with other brewers! Presented in partnership with the Rhode Island Brewing Society. Ages 21+ Please see here for more...

What's Happening

March 22
-
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....
March 23
-
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Brad and Pamela Thompson will introduce groundbreaking information about how the mind impacts the body, and how a simple, self-administered technique can reduce stress in the moment, and prevent its devastating, long-term accumulated affects on health.  A Little About The Speakers After decades in...
March 23
-
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 24
-
4:00pm - 8:00pm
Rescheduled Date: Friday, March 24, 2017 Snow Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017 Celebrate 125 Years of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park with A Tour Through Time $20 per Person includes Tour and Light Refreshments...
March 24
-
2:00pm - 4:00pm
In our free workshop, you will learn to search the millions of original documents in Ancestry Library Edition, and save your finds on the Family Tree provided by Ancestry.com free edition. You will need good basic computer skills, and an email address. Bring your own laptop or...
March 25
-
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 22
-
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 22
-
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 23
-
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 23
-
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 24
-
4:30pm - 5:30pm
    THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.    
March 25
-
9:00am - 4:00pm
Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day by dropping by the Makerspace to learn to write your name in Elvish or Dwarvish from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series.
March 23
-
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Join us for teen anime! We watch anime while snacking on ramen and pocky. We also have perler beads out to craft with (and special anime-themed patterns, too!)
March 23
-
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 24
-
4:00pm - 5:00pm
March 25
-
9:00am - 4:00pm
Celebrate Tolkien Reading Day by dropping by the Makerspace to learn to write your name in Elvish or Dwarvish from J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series.
March 25
-
1:00pm - 3:00pm
March 27
-
4:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join the  Stonington Free Library and Westerly Library for our first collaborative family reading program, running January 3 – March 31. Both libraries will offer times to drop-in and hear the book read aloud, fun activities and an exclusive movie screening celebration at the end of the program....
Saturday, April 08
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sunday, April 09
1:00pm - 2:30pm
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
Sunday, May 21
9:00am - 3:00pm
The 35th Annual Garden Market Fair - a Festival of Plants takes place on Sunday, May 21st, 2017, from 9 am to 3 pm in Wilcox Park.  Vendors from Rhode Island and Connecticut will be selling annuals, perennials, trees, shrubs, vegetables, herbs, and garden accessories. There will be a large... 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