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  • Join us for a screening of Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens the night before Episode VIII opens in theaters! Thursday, December 14th 5:30 pm Auditorium See more details here.
  • Tuesday, December 5th & 19th at 10:15 am. Fa La La La LA!!!! Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged! Our first EVER...
  • Do you have something that you made that you would like to show off? Bring it to our first Pop-Up Museum!  A Pop-Up Museum is a temporary (2-hour) exhibit made up of items brought in by anyone who...
  • The library will be closing at 1 pm on Friday, December 15th

What's Happening

December 15
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10:00am - 12:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULL Join us for casual, quality timewith Ol' Saint Nick! Here's the perfect chance for someone shy or newto get comfortable with Santa! Each registered family will get a private sitting time with Santa!*Sensory Friendly* Ages Birth to 5. Pre-Registration...
December 15
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1:00pm - 6:00pm
December 16
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9:30am - 1:00pm
Homebuyer Education Class - Saturday March 18, 2017 from 9:30am-1:00pm       For more than 40 years, Rhode Island Housing has been making it easier for people to call Rhode Island home. We offer an extensive line of loan options for first-time homebuyers, current homeowners and...
December 18
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit made by anyone who wants to participate! Our theme this month is "I Made This!" so bring anything you've made that you want to show off. It can be a photo of your item if you can't bring the item in. Show off your art, crafts, and more! You'll also...
December 18
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
For this month's Cookbook Club, we will be holding a cookie swap! Each participant should bring 4 dozen of their favorite homemade holiday cookie (a dozen will be to eat/taste during the event, and 3 dozen will be for participants to take home). You can choose any cookie recipe,...
December 19
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10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
December 15
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10:00am - 12:00pm
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS FULL Join us for casual, quality timewith Ol' Saint Nick! Here's the perfect chance for someone shy or newto get comfortable with Santa! Each registered family will get a private sitting time with Santa!*Sensory Friendly* Ages Birth to 5. Pre-Registration...
December 15
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1:00pm - 6:00pm
December 18
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit made by anyone who wants to participate! Our theme this month is "I Made This!" so bring anything you've made that you want to show off. It can be a photo of your item if you can't bring the item in. Show off your art, crafts, and more! You'll also...
December 19
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10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
December 20
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
He's Back! The man of the hour will be returning to the library this year for a story and pictures! Dress your best, gather your family, and set your calendar. Don't forget to get your letters or emails to Santa before December 15th!!!
December 21
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10:00am - 11:00am
Fiddle n' Fun is returning to the library after two great programs this summer! This time we join them in Holiday spirit with an hour of strings and singing! Be sure not to miss this opportunity to ring in the Holiday fun. Ages 3 and up | No Registration Required
December 15
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1:00pm - 6:00pm
December 16
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
Drop in to the Teen Space for a little therapeutic painting session. No painting skills required! Just mix colors, have fun, and express yourself. Materials will be provided, but are limited. Feel free to bring your own materials--including canvas and paints! 
December 18
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
Join us for a Pop-Up Museum, a temporary exhibit made by anyone who wants to participate! Our theme this month is "I Made This!" so bring anything you've made that you want to show off. It can be a photo of your item if you can't bring the item in. Show off your art, crafts, and more! You'll also...
December 19
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10:15am - 11:15am
Fa La La La LA!!!! Our first EVER sing-a-long circle will take place on  Tuesdays December 5 & 19th | 10:15am | All  Ages Join our Olean Center friends for an hour of holiday songs and instrument playing. BYO Instrument strongly encouraged!
December 19
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join our Writer's Workshop in the Roberts Room of the library. All writing experience levels welcome! This is a space for YOU to decide what to write, how to write it, and why you write it. There will be prompts, snacks, and time to read for everyone.
December 19
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Saturday, April 14
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Saturday, June 23
8:00pm - 11:00pm
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, December 6, 2017 to Friday, December 29, 2017