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Events Listing

July 12, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 12, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 12, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Escape into another world! Join us in Teen Space for a teen-led Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Build your character and set off on an adventure. No previous Dungeons & Dragons experience required! Teens that attend this event between the dates of June 21st-August 16th will receive the... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 12, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 13, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am in the Terrace room for a family storytime! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: masks are optional and patrons will be responsible for their own social distancing. 
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2022

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 13, 2022

10:45am - 11:15am
After the 'big kids' have had their fun, join us for a segmented lap sit style program designed for babies. The first 10 minutes will be stories, rhymes and songs, the second 10 minutes will be interactive, and the last 10 minutes will be free-play time. *Please note: patrons will be responsible... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Will this summer be boring…dull…ho hum even? Not with Animation Nation returning to Westerly Library! Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long. Can Batman and Santa team up to save the day? Will Bigfoot and Boba Fett prove too much for our heroes... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 13, 2022

6:00pm - 7:00pm
The summer months are a bounty of ripe berries, nectar-laden edible flowers, amazing edible plants along the seashore, and edible mushrooms that can carpet the forest floor after warm, rainy days. Learn how to identify, sustainably harvest, and prepare the wild foods of summer, from beach plums to... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 14, 2022

10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 14, 2022

2:30pm - 3:30pm
This program has been changed to a Take and Make. Registration is still required to reserve a kit, which may be picked up beginning Thursday, July 14th at 9am.... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 14, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Do you like to write? Do you want to share your writing and get advice to make it better? Join our teen writers workshop to get feedback on your poems, short stories, personal essays, novels in progress — whatever you like to write!  Teens that attend this event on July 14th and August 11th will... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 14, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines targeted... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 15, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Michael Dotolo for yoga in Wilcox Park on Fridays at 9:00am! We will be meeting on the back side of the pond. About the class: Sum Yoga is a more traditional practice of hatha yoga designed to sum up the actions of posture, breathing, and concentration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 16, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 16, 2022

3:00pm - 9:00pm
There is a youth movement happening in the Westerly music scene! The Next Up Festival is an exciting showcase of some of the many up and coming music artists in Westerly. Headlined by Big Lux and his All-Star band as well as special guest Steve Hartmann, this free all ages festival will take place... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 17, 2022

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Join us on Sunday, July 17th from 12 pm-2 pm for Summer Strings, a student violin concert at Wilcox Park bandstand with Ashley Jones! From Vivaldi to Bach, Jigs to John Williams, a Celtic Air, Paganini, Couperin and Somewhere over the Rainbow, we will span the classics to modern fare. The sound of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 18, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Now the younger artists can get in on the paint fun! Join Becky from Mermaid Masterpieces as she encourages you to create your own masterpiece!  This program is intended for ages 2-5. Registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 18, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join Becky from Mermaid Masterpieces in painting your very own masterpiece as she gives stress free, step by step guidance for a fun paint party time!  This program is intended for ages 6-12. Registration is required. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2022

6:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us in Wilcox Park by the fountain for some family fitness and fun. We'll try hula hoop, jump rope and ribbon games for a fun way to get moving! If it's raining, we'll meet up in the Terrace room on the library's third floor. *Please note: patrons will be responsible for their own social... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 19, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 19, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for activities, interactive songs, games and so much more! For more information, or to register, contact Maria Camarena at mcamarena@westerly.k12.ri.us/ Parents as Teachers is committed to making a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 19, 2022

11:00am - 11:45am
Please join Genviéve Spitale from The Chorus of Westerly at 11:00am in Wilcox Park for an interactive musical performance! Geared towards families of children ages 0-6, all are invited to bring a blanket and sing, clap, dance, and play along to live children's music. In the event of rain, the... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 19, 2022

1:00pm - 4:00pm
During these challenging times individuals need assistance now more than ever. Our volunteer Community Resource Advocate, Susan Rosen, is available to offer help! Susan can be reached via email to offer guidance to connect you or loved ones with local resources available based on specific needs.... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 19, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 19, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Escape into another world! Join us in Teen Space for a teen-led Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Build your character and set off on an adventure. No previous Dungeons & Dragons experience required! Teens that attend this event between the dates of June 21st-August 16th will receive the... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 19, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 20, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am in the Terrace room for a family storytime! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: masks are optional and patrons will be responsible for their own social distancing. 
Audience: Kids

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