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Teen 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

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us crafting Shrinky Dinks and making our own customizable black bean and corn salsa! 
Audience: 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

2:00pm - 3:30pm
We'll watch some anime and enjoy ramen and pocky! We'll also have drawing materials and perler beads out for your crafting pleasure!
Audience: Teen

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
Let's harness the power of the sun to create these incredible images on special light sensitive paper.  Registration Required, please email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register. 
Audience: Teen

June 29, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Snaps welcome! Recite, write your own, or just come to listen. We'll meet by the park fountain!
Audience: Teen

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

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

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Come make some rad tie-dye socks! Materials provided, but space is limited. Registration is required. You can register below or email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to save your space!
Audience: Teen

July 03, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us in a head to head tournament style battle. Are you up for the challenge? 
Audience: Teen

July 04, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 05, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
This year's summer reading theme is Build a Better World, so the movie's theme will correspond to that.  Movie title TBA
Audience: Teen

July 05, 2017

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Teens ages 13-17 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!
Audience: Teen

July 06, 2017

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Join us for a paint party hosted by Rebecca Killian of Mermaid Masterpieces! You'll create your very own piece of art to take home! Registration Required. Please use the form below or email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register. 
Audience: Teen

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 07, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Save yourself! Make a comic hero of your own design! Snacks will be provided as always!
Audience: Teen

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

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Back by popular demand! Learn a different style of makeup each week. Signing up is a four week commitment, and you get to keep your makeup at the end. Space is limited, so register today. To register, email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Teen

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 10, 2017

2:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Teen

July 12, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
*Online Pre-Registration Opens June 1st* Animation Nation returns! Please join us for our summer animation workshop series. Kids ages 8-12 will watch animated short films, experiment with different animation methods, and help create original stop-motion films. ... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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