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Events Listing

September 20, 2018

3:30pm - 5:30pm
It's back after our summer hiatus! Join us for teen anime. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch.  We'll also be snacking on pocky while watching anime.  See you there!
Audience: Teen
3:30pm - 4:30pm
You've seen the hashtags and heard the slogans. #MeToo. #BlackLivesMatter. #FightforFifteen. Now join the conversation. In these monthly meetings, you will exercise your voice, your right to free speech, your critical thinking skills, and be exposed to new ideas, thinkers, writers, and points of... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 20, 2018

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

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Celebrate World Peace Day > > International Day of Peace (Peace Day) is observed > around the world on September 21.  Established in 1981 > by unanimous United Nations resolution, Peace Day > provides a globally shared date for all humanity to > commit to peace above all... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 20, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Class Cancelled Due to construction Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Celebrate the last day of Summer & the International Day of Peace at the Teen Space.  We will make sun prints outside in the park and work on peace flags inside the Space.  How can we create peace in the library and the world?
Audience: Teen

September 21, 2018

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  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... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 21, 2018

4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Help us shape the future of the Teen Space!  We want to hear your ideas about the library and the world.  Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens?  Need a space to do something you can't elsewhere?  Pitch new program ideas, suggest new additions to our collection, and earn... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 22, 2018

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
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 3:30pm
What is a Camera Obscura?  Come to the Park by the Pond and find out! Hint-- It's a really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

September 22, 2018

10:00am - 12:30pm
2018 /2019 Girl Scout registration: Register your daughter on 9/22/18 at the Westerly Library from 10am -12:30pm GS grades K- 12 for the Westerly-Pawcatuck community 
Audience: Kids

September 22, 2018

10:30am - 12:00pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome. Please contact Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 22, 2018

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to many native trees and shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with natives.  Learn about the value of natives, and see the native gardens and plants in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and ending at... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

September 24, 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Audience:

September 24, 2018

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Celebrate the power of words!  This library celebrates banned books week. Come kick off the week by making black out poetry and reading out from your favorite banned books.   Particpate in a country wide virtual Read Out.
Audience: Teen

September 24, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Making has become something of a modern slogan, as the artisian and fabricator begins to find their place in our society again. If you've every been interested in joining the maker movement, stop by the library and get a chance to familiarize yourself with the tools and equipment in our Makerspace... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 25, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us for the first meeting of Westerly's Youth SAGA (Sexuality and Gender Acceptance) group. Teens aged 12 to 18 are welcome to attend. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, and their allies in a... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 25, 2018

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.  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Whether you're an amatuer quilter looking for advice, or an experienced one with throws on every piece of furniture in your home, you're welcome to join this casual club at the library.  Bring questions, ideas, and projects to work on while you socialize with the other quilters.   Meets every... Read more
Audience: Adult

September 25, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable... Read more
Audience: Adult
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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 26, 2018

10:00am - 10:45am
THIS EVENT IS CLOSED **ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED** Homeschoolers Book Group (Ages 11 and up) September Book: The Girl who drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill Time: 10-10:45am Dates... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

September 26, 2018

4:30pm - 7:30pm
  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... Read more
Audience: Teen
4:00pm - 5:30pm
  Join us to discuss our next radical read, to be decided in August! **For background information and related video links click here (... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 27, 2018

3:00pm - 4:00pm
  It has been exactly 100 years ago this year that WW I ended. We pause to  remember the scarifices of 4 million US military and the 23 killed from Pawcatuck and Westerly. Our DAV chapter #6 is named after one of the fallen hero's...100 years ago today Josiah Ferguson Broadfoot was KIA in France.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

September 27, 2018

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Welcome to our first Teen Bookwriters meeting! If you love to write, have started but never quite finished a book idea, and want to discuss your ideas with other teen bookwriters, join us during Banned Book Week. You'll get the chance to receive feedback about your writing, practice craft-based... Read more
Audience: Teen

September 27, 2018

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

September 27, 2018

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Going back to school or starting a new job? Whether it be something as simple as typing a letter, or as complex as writing a thesis, everyone needs to make use of a word processing program at some point.  Let us help you learn some tricks and techniques, so that you'll find working with Microsoft... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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