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Adult Events

February 27, 2017

4:00pm - 7:00pm
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.... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 27, 2017

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

February 27, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm
This session has been rescheduled for Monday, March 13th. If you are interested in attending, please register by emailing lnelson@janieappleseed.org
Audience: Adult

February 28, 2017

February 28, 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
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Demystifying options: How to use simple probabilities for a more secure financial future The second round of this six-part series unbundles the mechanics for reducing cost basis on stocks you own or want to own. Using the Tastytrade research that is free and available to everyone, we’ll take apart... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 01, 2017

5:00pm - 7:45pm
Art Exhibit in the Hoxie Gallery Artist: Barbara Barber This Very Special Two-Month Exhibit runs Wed., Feb. 1st - Sat., March 25th, 2017
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 01, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 02, 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

March 02, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us for Mountain Lion, a Powerpoint presentation of photos by Bill Betty of puma concolor (mountain lions) in the urban-wildlands of New England.
Audience: Adult

March 04, 2017

9:00am - 1:30pm
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.... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 04, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
A Celebration of Ireland in story and song featuring Phil Edmonds, Kevin Fallon and Mary King. Join us on Saturday, March 4th from 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Third Floor Terrace Room at the Westerly Library.    Celebrating Ireland in Story & Song is an all Irish program which... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 06, 2017

4:00pm - 7:00pm
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.... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 07, 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

March 07, 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
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

March 09, 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

March 10, 2017

4:00pm - 8:00pm
Celebrate 125 Years of Westerly Library and Wilcox Park with A Tour Through Time $20 per Person includes Tour and Light Refreshments Buy Your Tickets NOW!... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 11, 2017

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 13, 2017

4:00pm - 7:00pm
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.... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 13, 2017

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.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 13, 2017

March 14, 2017

March 14, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "Sister Carrie" by Theodore Dreiser When small-town Carrie Meeber arrives in 1890s Chicago, she cannot know what awaits. Callow, beautiful, and alone, she experiences the bitterness of temptation and hardship even as she sets her sights... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 14, 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
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.
Audience: Adult

March 15, 2017

6:15pm - 7:45pm
Code Habit is a meetup in the Westerly, RI area targeted toward beginning programmers. We will focus on HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to learn how to make web applications. We want to help you build your coding habit in a unique way to make programming fun, because you cannot excel in anything without... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

March 16, 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 - 7:30pm
Join us for a viewing of The Connection. After being diagnosed with an autoimmune disease, journalist and filmmaker Shannon Harvey travelled the world in search of the missing link in healthcare. From interviewing world leading scientists to meeting people with remarkable stories of recovery from... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Interested in starting your own Homebrew? Or want to talk shop with fellow brewers? Members from the Rhode Island Brewing Society will be here just in time for St. Patricks Day to discuss the methods of Homebrewing! This is a FREE program welcome to folks 21+.  Homebrew samples will be available!
Audience: Adult

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