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Events Listing

May 27, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
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9:00am - 8:00pm
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May 28, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
After a hiatus, we're back with rad book club.  Come talk about what you want to read.  Rather than reading the same book, we will read along a theme, as well as think about watching rad films based on books. “I can't change where I come from or what I've been through, so why should I be ashamed of... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 28, 2019

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

May 28, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

May 28, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers 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 helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... 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

May 29, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

May 29, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Wednesday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
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May 30, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Thursday morning at 10 am in the Roberts Room.    Classes are also offered on... Read more
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May 30, 2019

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
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Thursday, May 30th at 6 pm Savoy Bookshop & Café and Westerly Library present a Local Author Spotlight featuring four nonfiction authors from our area: David Cundy, the author of Inappropriate Anagrams; Robert McWilliams, the author of The Kiss of Sweet Scottish Rain; Steve Starger, the author... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 30, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

May 31, 2019

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 31, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy... Read more
Audience: Teen
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

June 01, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Friends of the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park invite you to their first annual  Summer Tea Saturday, June 1, 2019 1:00pm    Westerly Library Auditorium, Second Floor    $15 per person    Tickets are available at the Circulation Desk.                      (cash or check accepted) Bring a friend... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 01, 2019

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

June 01, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 03, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 03, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends Every Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
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June 03, 2019

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Attention Students and Parents: All students in grades K-8 are now welcome to attend the Westerly Public Library’s upcoming Homework and/or Tutoring Groups! On Mondays and Thursdays tutoring sessions are held from 5:30-6:30 and 6:30-7:30. Students can drop in during these hours, and receive help... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 04, 2019

3:30pm - 5:00pm
It's finally spring!  Join us for teen gardening club.  Let's plan out our garden and what the summer and harvest will look like.   This event will happen rain or shine!  Earn community service hours by helping out!
Audience: Teen

June 04, 2019

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

June 04, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Join Chris Liguori, a Davidji certified meditation teacher to practice awareness and discuss mindful living. Explore the body, breath, & mind connection as you discover the secrets of meditation.  Everyone is welcome. 
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June 04, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

June 05, 2019

5:00am - 7:30pm
Join Linda Peduzzi and Diane Brown for their opening reception Wednesday, June 5th at 5 PM   Linda Peduzzi -  "I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t drawing, painting or creating something. It came naturally to me.  In the rural town where I was born, huge fields of grasses, bordered by wild berry... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 05, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
FILM CLUB Sports Month!   How it Works Similar to a book club, each month we will chose three movies to watch at home for... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 05, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

June 05, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Wednesday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
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