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  • Ocean Community Collaborative presents, "Making Non-Profits’ Futures a Reality" David Culton - Futurist Friday, May 25 9:30am - 10:30am Westerly Library Auditorium For more info click here
  • Make 2018 the year you improve your writing and build community with our new Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of...
  • Come to the library on Tuesday nights for a knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques, learn new skills, or swap...
  • Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers at 6 pm 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...

What's Happening

May 23
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6:00pm - 7:45pm
May 24
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3:00pm - 4:30pm
Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a novel, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  For people who don't use one regularly, the sheer variety of options and commands that are offered can be completely overwhelming,...
May 24
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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 24
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5:30pm - 7:00pm
May 25
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9:30am - 10:30am
Ocean Community Collaborative presents, "Making Non-Profits’ Futures a Reality" David Culton - Futurist Friday, May 25 9:30am - 10:30am Westerly Library Auditorium We will explore a range of innovation-related tools and topics designed to get non-...
May 26 to May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
May 24
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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 26 to May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
May 29
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10:00am - 11:00am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy will continue through June, 2018. Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
May 31
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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.
June 05
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10:00am - 11:00am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy will continue through June, 2018. Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
May 23
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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...
May 24
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
There will be time to read and write original poems at this program in the auditorium. Snacks, snaps, and prompts all around. Please bring some of your favorite poems and prompts to the group!
May 24
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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 25
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn volunteer hours while you do so. Snacks will be provided.
May 26 to May 27
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10:00am - 5:00pm
May 29
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4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us to discuss The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline.   This is our second meeting and first reading. New participants are welcome and encouraged to join!  After discussing The Marrow Thieves, we...
Saturday, May 26
10:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, June 09
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 09
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
Sunday, June 10
2:00pm - 4:00pm
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 2, 2018 to Friday, June 1, 2018