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Events Listing

June 25, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 25, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Come paint and decorate paper lanterns like planets, aliens, starry skies, or anything else space themed to kick off the first week of summer reading. We will provide everything you need for crafting and painting. Earn raffle tickets for attending programs and reading books all summer long for a... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 25, 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.   Call the teen space or check our garden space remind to confirm that we are going outside.  Rain may affect the day we go out.  Earn community service hours by helping... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 25, 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 25, 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 25, 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

June 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 6/22  if you have registered, but are unable to attend. Failure to do so will result in suspension of registration privileges for future events ... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 26, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Stomp rocket construction indoors, then outside to set them off. Need 3 long tables, 25 chairs
Audience: Kids

June 26, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 26, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Come play a game about the biggest rock you know of--the Earth! Participants will have to guess where in the world a particular Google Streets view image is located by pinpointing a coordinate point on a globe. Practice for the competition at https://geoguessr.com... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 26, 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 26, 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
Audience:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
What is a resume?  What does it have to include, and how should it be organized?  Why do you even need one? Join us for a beginner's workshop in the library's auditorium, where we'll try to answer your questions, and walk you through getting started on putting your resume together. Access to an... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

June 27, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class. Each toddler will have their own easel and paper to paint images inspired by the artist of the day. All paints will be nontoxic and eco-friendly. Wear your play clothing and... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 27, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

June 27, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come bake something out of this world!  We'll bake something to look like a galaxy and experiment with different food coloring designs. You'll get the chance to help out making a delicious baked good right in the library's kitchen on the third floor. Learn the basics of baking and working... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 27, 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
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Attention Caregivers:  You are not alone!  The Alzheimer’s Association is now offering a Family Caregiver Support Group. A trained former caregiver will be facilitating all group sessions.  The groups will be a safe space to discuss the unique challenges of caregiving.  Topics may include: ... Read more
Audience:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
What is the Maker Movement?  What are its success stories and failures, and how are organizations in our community supporting and engaging with it?  As a bonus, get a chance to see how some of the library's Makerspace equipment functions, and ask questions about it.   We hear a lot about new and... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 28, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 28, 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

June 29, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
The time capsule buried in Wilcox Park for will be dug up and opened in this community event where everyone is welcome.  The Capsule was buried in 1969 commemorating the 300th anniversary (Tercentenary) of the Town of Westerly.  2019 marks the 350th anniversary of our town.  Come and see for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 29, 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

July 01, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 01, 2019

9:30am - 10:30am
Sanity & Tallulah” are best friends who live in the space station at the end of the Galaxy.  Sanity uses her lab skills to create a very cute kitten who quickly wreaks havoc on the space station.  This is a fun read about friendship, science, and adventure.  Join us at the Westerly Library... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 01, 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

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