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  • Thursday, May 30th at 6 pm in the Auditorium. Savoy Bookshop & Café and Westerly Library present a Local Author Spotlight featuring four nonfiction authors from our area: David Cundy, the author...
  • The Walk-In Piano Concerto on Saturday, May 25th, is a simple and short session for kids to learn piano basics with a following improvisational performance by Josiah Kirk, Westerly High School Senior...
  • Read. Vote. Win!  Leer. Votar. Ganar.  In May we celebrate Rhode Island Latino Books Month. Sabías? Los Estados Unidos es el segundo país hispano hablante más grande del mundo. Did you know? The...
  • Become a part of History! Stop by Westerly Library's Media Room and share your suggestions for items to leave in the 350th Anniversary Time Capsule. Also, save the date - we will be digging up the...

What's Happening

May 28
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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.  ...
May 28
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
May 28
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6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public...
May 28
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
May 30
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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.
May 30
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, May 30th at 6 pm Savoy Bookshop & Café and Westerly Library present a Local Author Spotlight featuring four nonfiction authors from our area: David Cundy, the author of Inappropriate Anagrams; Robert McWilliams, the author of The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain; Steve Starger, the author...
May 29
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
May 30
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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.
May 30
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help...
June 03
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help...
June 05
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5:00am - 7:30pm
Join Linda Peduzzi and Diane Brown for their opening reception Wednesday, June 5th at 5 PM   Linda Peduzzi -  "I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawing, painting or creating something. It came naturally to me.  In the rural town where I was born, huge fields of grasses, bordered by wild berry...
June 05
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
May 28
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
After a hiatus, we're back with rad book club.  Come talk about what you want to read.  Rather than reading the same book, we will read along a theme, as well as think about watching rad films based on books. “I can't change where I come from or what I've been through, so why should I be ashamed of...
May 28
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
May 30
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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.
May 30
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help...
May 31
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7:00pm - 8:00pm
May 31
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy...
Monday, May 27
10:00am - 11:00am
Tuesday, June 04
3:30pm - 5:00pm
It's finally spring!  Join us for teen gardening club.  Let's plan out our garden and what the summer and harvest will look like.   This event will happen rain or shine!  Earn community service hours by helping out!
Saturday, June 08
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, June 08
10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to 28 trees in the R.I. Big Tree Registry - more than any other place in the state!  Learn how a tree gets into the Registry, and meet the Champions and other Big Trees in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and... 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, May 1, 2019 to Thursday, May 30, 2019