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Events Listing

January 22, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

January 22, 2019

3:00pm - 4:30pm
This month we will screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging in the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, whose speeches we will listen to at this month's radical book club. “I can't change where I come from or what I've been through, so why should I be ashamed of what makes me, me?” ― Angie... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 22, 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

January 22, 2019

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

January 22, 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

January 23, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

January 23, 2019

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
4:30pm - 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

January 24, 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. 
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January 24, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

January 24, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Each meeting of Teen SJWs we will brainstorm creative, fun ways to inform the greater community about causes, facts, and messages we are passionate about--and then go do it!   We will attempt to screenprint t-shirts with radical messaging! So far, we have chalked the sidewalks of the park with art... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 24, 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
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Foundations of Digital Marketing for Small Businesses Series.  This is a 3 week series on Thursdays at 5:30 pm Part 1 Jan. 24 - ... Read more
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January 25, 2019

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Come watch TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE, based on the YA novel and New York Times Bestseller by Jenny Han. We will have crafts and activities to do while watching the film, including making a heart chain and writing our own letters!  Write to your fictional crush, or a letter to your... 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

January 25, 2019

6:00pm - 9:00pm
We'll see you for our fifth annual Laughs for a Cause featuring the Queens of Comedy Friday, January 25 6:00 - 9:00 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm). This event will take place at Haversham House, 336 Post Road, Westerly.  There will be a buffet dinner. Cash bar. Fund-A-Need fundraiser challenge. ... Read more
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January 26, 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
10:00am - 2:30pm
 FUNDA FEST 21: A Celebration of Black Storytelling. We are looking forward to beginning our week with you!  Saturday January 26, 2019. We will have Ron Daise from the tv show Gullah Gullah Island as our featured... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 26, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

January 26, 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

January 28, 2019

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bring in the new year, on a new game, on one of the newest consoles!  The game is Smash Brothers ULTIMATE.  Some teens will bring their Nintendo Switches for all to play. Bring your own controller if you want.  PRIZES!  COmPETITION!  COMRADERY!  COME ONE COME ALL!
Audience: Teen

January 28, 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
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January 28, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
        THE IMPORTANCE OF MAKING A WILL - FREE INFO SESSION   MONDAY, JANUARY 28 5:30 - 6:15 PM 2ND FLOOR AUDITORIUM - WESTERLY LIBRARY Join senior estate planning professionals from Washington Trust Wealth Management for a thought provoking, fast moving and... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 28, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 29, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
Audience: Kids

January 29, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
This is a discussion and support group for teens 12-18 about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, or their allies in a welcoming, inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Teen

January 29, 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

January 29, 2019

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

January 29, 2019

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

January 30, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

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