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August 17
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2:00pm - 3:00pm
August 18
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10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ...
August 21
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, share your techniques or learn a new skill as you social with other crafters. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm every Tuesday.  ...
August 21
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6:30pm - 7:50pm
This workshop, presented by the Alzheimer's Association, was created for those caring for someone with Alzheimer's disease. Though attending all sessions is encouraged, it is not mandatory. Part 1 - The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease This workshop is designed to provide you...
August 21
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Whether you're an amatuer quilter looking for advice, or an experienced one with throws on every piece of furniture in your home, you're welcome to join this casual club at the library.  Bring questions, ideas, and projects to work on while you socialize with the other quilters.   Meets every...
August 22
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
August 18
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Last day to collect prizes for all your hard work! All completed reading records should be brought in to the libraryNo later than Saturday, August 18th by 4pm(the library closes at 4pm on Saturdays). No prizes will be handed out after this time. And remember, you get to fill in a symbol for every...
August 21
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10:00am - 12:00pm
  Animation Nation is back! Get ready to rock & roll through the summer with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register. Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.       Dates and times:   July 10        10am   July 17        10 am   July 24...
August 22
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9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
August 23
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11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
August 23
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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.
August 29
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9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
August 17
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3:00pm - 5:00pm
Come celebrate the end of Summer Reading in the Teen Space.  Pizza and M&Ms provided.   We'll discuss what we read and have a final musical jam session.  Prizes for the summer reading program will be drawn.
August 20
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2:00pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to make tomato sauce from tomatoes fresh from the Teen Space garden! We'll eat the sauce served over pasta and everyone who helps make it can take home a small jar of sauce. Please call ahead to let us know you're coming. 401-596-2877 ext. 301
August 20
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or twice a week. Activities include designing robots, building them, programming them, driving them, strategizing, keeping records, and 3D design. If you are interested in STEM, or want to build a...
August 21
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2:00pm - 4:00pm
 Come get advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases; take them home before they come out!  Discuss what you've been reading with friends and munch on snacks provided in the teen space.
August 22
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons and have fun over the summer! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event...
August 22
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday, August 17
8:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2018 Friday, August 17th at Sundown Grease Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the... Read More
Saturday, August 25
9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions.  Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read More
Saturday, August 25
10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives.  Learn about the value of natives, and see the native gardens and plants in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and ending at... Read More
Friday, August 31
8:00pm - 10:00pm
The United Theatre in partnership with The Westerly Library & Wilcox Park presents Movies in the Park 2018 Friday, August 31st at Sundown Dirty Dancing   Spending the summer at a Catskills resort with her family, Frances "Baby" Houseman falls in love with the camp's dance... 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, July 4, 2018 to Friday, July 27, 2018