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Events Listing

November 01, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 01, 2017

11:00am - 11:45am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****   Our homeschoolers book club is for ages 7 and up. Pre-register online BEFORE September 12th . Our book for this session is "Capture the Flag" by Kate Messner. Books will be provided at the first session, please do NOT read the book... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 01, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

November 01, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 01, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Charlene S. Senical has worked at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT) since 1999 and is also an independent historian.  A native of the Westerly/Pawcatuck area, she has been researching the 1938 bequest of Mary Noyes Rogers to the Westerly Public Library for 10+ years.   For the first... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 02, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 02, 2017

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

November 02, 2017

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Come see the naughty and nice children from your favorite books! Presented by Donna Celico. This program is designed for an adult audience.  Doors open at six pm. Seating is first come, first served, and is limited. Come early as the Auditorium will fill up quickly!
Audience: Adult

November 03, 2017

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 03, 2017

7:00pm - 8:00pm
Come see the naughty and nice children from your favorite books! Presented by Donna Celico. This program is designed for an adult audience.  Doors open at six pm. Seating is first come, first served, and is limited. Come early as the Auditorium will fill up quickly!
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm
Audience:
10:00am - 3:00pm
Come Write In and write to fulfill your NaNoWriMo goals this November! We will have a reserved table in the Reference Department for those working on their novels as part of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo.) Writers are also welcome to use our spaces at any time of the month. We have quiet... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

12:30pm - 3:30pm
Learn how to needle felt!   Join us in the Reference Department for another of our popular needle felting workshops with instructors Kaydie and Amanda. The class is aimed at beginners and the teaching is relaxed and informal. The class is free and all supplies will be provided. Space is limited... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Charlene S. Senical has worked at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, CT) since 1999 and is also an independent historian.  A native of the Westerly/Pawcatuck area, she has been researching the 1938 bequest of Mary Noyes Rogers to the Westerly Public Library for 10+ years.   For the first... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 04, 2017

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 06, 2017

10:00am - 3:00pm
Join HealthSourceRI between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm to get help signing up for coverage or renewing your insurance for 2017. To enroll or renew please bring for all members of your family: Last 4 weeks of pay stubs Social Security numbers Immigration documents 2015 Tax Return... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 07, 2017

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join our Writer's Workshop in the Roberts Room of the library. All writing experience levels welcome! This is a space for YOU to decide what to write, how to write it, and why you write it. There will be prompts, snacks, and time to read for everyone.
Audience: Teen

November 07, 2017

6:00pm - 8:00pm
One of the most difficult tasks of being an artist is finding a way to connect with your audience meaningfully, and let them know about what you're doing.  Sometimes it's a marketing issue... you can't sell things to your audience if they don't know about them.  Other times it has more to do with... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Knit and Crochet @ Westerly Library   Come to the library for our friendly knitting, crochet, needlework, and yarn craft club. Bring your project, work on a project with others, share your techniques or learn a new skill. Join us on the second floor in the Reference Department any time between 5:30... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 07, 2017

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 08, 2017

10:00am - 11:00am
Hop, Skip, Jump, Slide on in for 1 to 3 Year Old Storytime! Join us as we have a fun filled storytime comprised of movement and stories!Parents, Caregivers and children 1 to 3 years old welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 08, 2017

11:00am - 11:45am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS FULL *****   Our homeschoolers book club is for ages 7 and up. Pre-register online BEFORE September 12th . Our book for this session is "Capture the Flag" by Kate Messner. Books will be provided at the first session, please do NOT read the book... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 08, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 09, 2017

10:30am - 12:00pm
Come enjoy some down time with other moms while your little one plays with toys/other children.  We will meet to share ideas about all sorts of stuff :  recipes, survival strategies, discipline, fun crafts, books, and diaper rash.  The goal of the group is to provide a place for moms to share and... Read more
Audience:
10:00am - 11:00am
Stories. rhymes, songs and crafting! Our 3 to 5 Year Old Storytime is happening!Join us each week as we venture into a new theme through stories, craft and more! Parents, Caregivers and children ages 3 to 5 welcome!
Audience: Kids

November 09, 2017

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

November 10, 2017

2:30pm - 5:30pm
Come create some art on an iPad! Drop in at any time during our program to draw a masterpiece on Tayasui Sketches, try some neat photo editing techniques in Camera, or bring your own headphones and compose a song in Garage Band! We will have some iPad Pros with Apple Pencils and some regular iPads... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 10, 2017

2:00pm - 5:00pm
Channel some creativity at this Group Painting program! All experience levels welcome. We will take turns adding piece by piece to a bigger image, until we've painted something really cool (and probably a little weird). Supplies and snacks will be provided.
Audience: Teen

November 10, 2017

4:00pm - 5:45pm
Audience: Teen

November 11, 2017

9:00am - 4:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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