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  • We are delighted to announce that the highly anticipated annual Wilcox Park Tree Lighting will take place exclusively on Facebook Live. Starting at 4:30PM on Saturday, November 28, 2020, the...
  • Discover MARVEL stories on hoopla! A great place to start is our Experience MARVEL collection, which has superhero content in all formats, including audiobooks, comics, music, film, and eBooks. https...
  • **Exciting Update** As of Monday, October 5 we will operate under our “normal” business hours for browsing only, Monday-Thursday 9 am – 8 pm, Friday 9 am – 6 pm and Saturday 9 am – 4 pm. Capacity...
  • You can still access numerous resources and services from the comfort of home and is being updated regularly. Don't have a library card or it's expired? Don't work. Follow this link to get a new...

What's Happening

November 30
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9:00am - 8:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit...
December 01
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12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ...
December 01
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
December 01
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
December 02
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5:30pm - 6:30pm
Columbus: From Quarry to the Park traces the history and production of the Columbus statue in Wilcox Park.  It celebrates the Westerly granite industry, the skill of the artisans involved, and the proud Italian heritage which made the statue possible.  Beginning in the 1890's when an idea...
December 05
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9:00am - 4:00pm
In lieu of our Annual Wreath Making Workshop we are offering a Wreath Take & Make kit. These kits will be available beginning on 12/05 and will include a wreath ring, an assortment of greens and wire to affix your greenery. An instructional video will also be available on our YouTube Channel to...
November 30
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4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
December 01
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9:00am - 4:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
December 01 to December 18
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9:00am - 6:00pm
Send your Christmas wishes or share your acts of kindness with Santa, by emailing him at //--> between December 1st and 18th!  ***Please note: The elves will put the 'Away Message' up, and shut down Santa E-mail for the season at  6pm on...
December 01
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9:00am - 8:00pm
Send your Christmas wishes or share your acts of kindness with Santa, by emailing him at  //-->  between December 1st and 18th! ...
December 01
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12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ...
December 02
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4:30pm - 4:30pm
December Challenge: One-Handed Bracelet Items needed: Cheerios or Froot Loops, Pipe Cleaners Go to our ...
November 30
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10:00am - 5:00pm
Come grab a take & make craft from the teen space! Supplies limited, one per teen please. 
November 30
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3:00pm - 4:00pm
Interested in making a change in your community? Join us in a discussion of what’s going on in the world and what you can do to help! *Online registration required at least one day prior, plesae email skobos@westerlylibrary.org.
December 01
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12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ...
December 01
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs....
December 05
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9:00am - 4:00pm
In lieu of our Annual Wreath Making Workshop we are offering a Wreath Take & Make kit. These kits will be available beginning on 12/05 and will include a wreath ring, an assortment of greens and wire to affix your greenery. An instructional video will also be available on our YouTube Channel to...
December 07
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3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for some trivia fun! We’ll be meeting through Zoom and using Kahoot. Topics will vary.  The easiest way to participate is with both a computer and a smart phone or tablet, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email...

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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
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