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Events Listing

November 21, 2017

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.
Audience: Teen

November 21, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 21, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is now in its third season of bringing mountain bike racing to middle and high school students across New England. With 600 kids in the league we are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 22, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 22, 2017

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience:

November 22, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 23, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
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November 24, 2017

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 25, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Come Write In and write to fulfill your NaNoWriMo goals this November! We will have a reserved table in the Reference Department for those working on their novels as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) Writers are also welcome to use our spaces at any time of the month. We have quiet... Read more
Audience: Adult
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Everyone's favorite Elf, Buddy will be making his way through the sea of whirly, twirly gumdrops and across the Candy Cane Forest to Westerly Library for a special storytime and photo op before the Holiday Tree Lighting! Let's all get cozy and join Buddy for a  special afternoon! This event is best... Read more
Audience: Kids
11:00am - 4:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 25, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for a magical kick-off to the holidays! Leading up to the lighting, Mark Sullivan will read "'Twas the Night Before Christmas" and start us off singing some classic carols! Buddy and Jovie from Elf may join us, as will Santa! Hot chocolate will be provided by Washington Trust and candy... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 27, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for check-out at the Reference Desk 3 weeks in advance. Participants are asked... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
A presentation by Rebecca Nolan. Nearly 200 years ago, a canal was built between Stillmanville and Downtown Westerly to facilitate transportation and source power between the two manufacturing villages. Today, “Canal Street” is one of the only reminders of the once lively waterway that took one-... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 28, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Can you escape the room in 45 minutes? Crack some codes, solve some puzzles and see if you can be victorious.  **Registration Required** Please email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org to register.  This program is intended for teens in grades... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 28, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 28, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 29, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 30, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 30, 2017

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us watching anime, enjoying ramen and pocky, and crafting!
Audience: Teen

November 30, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 01, 2017

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Audience: Teen

December 04, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2017

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!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 05, 2017

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 05, 2017

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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 06, 2017

9:00am - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 06, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

December 06, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 7:45pm
Art Exhibit in the Hoxie Gallery Opening Reception  Wednesday, December 6th, 2017 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm Artist: Ocean Inspirations (various)  
Audience: Adult

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