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Adult Events

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

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

9:00pm - 12:00pm
Audience: Adult

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
 ***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

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 04, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, 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 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
5:00pm - 7:45pm
Art Exhibit in the Hoxie Gallery Opening Reception  Thursday, July 6th, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm Artist: Ian Newbury
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 06, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Guitarra Latina – Guitar Works from Puerto Rico, Paraguay, Brazil & Venezuela The guitar plays a critical role in the music of Latin America, perhaps even more than in the U.S. The variety of musical styles from one country to another is astounding, and the guitar is central... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 06, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
 LEARN the LANGUAGE of IRELAND 6 pm – 7:30 pm at Westerly Library.  Come to the second floor Reference Area. Special Summer Classes will be held on the FIRST and THIRD Thursdays of July and August. Classes are FREE and open to the public. Beginners welcome! Class from 6:00 to 6:30 pm is... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 08, 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

July 08, 2017

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
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2017

12:30pm - 3:30pm
  Learn how to needle felt! Join us in the Reference Department for another of our popular needle felting workshops with instructors Kaydie and Amanda. The class is aimed at beginners and the teaching is relaxed and informal. All supplies will be provided. Space is limited and pre-registration is... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 08, 2017

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Presented by The United Theatre. Miss the first Movie in the Park? Inconceivable! Bring the whole family for this classic tale featuring swashbuckling adventure, swordfights, monsters, giants, magic, and... true love! "Hello, my name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die".
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 11, 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 11, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr Marie-Laure lives with her father in Paris near the Museum of Natural History, where he works as the master of its thousands of locks. When she is six, Marie-Laure goes blind and her father... Read more
Audience: Adult
3:00pm - 6:00pm
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 11, 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
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult

July 12, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult

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