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Events Listing

May 04, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

May 04, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peace and Justice Group of Westerly and Pawcatuck will meet the first Monday of every month at 12pm.
Audience: Adult

May 04, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  and we can provide that, as well as the basic items you may need to use (rulers, notecards, crayons/markers/colored pencils, etc.) *Parents must remain in the Children’s... Read more
Audience: Kids

May 05, 2020

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

May 05, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choose any topic you want to explore under the general fair topic for the month, research & explore it, then come present your findings to local peers! Use a trifold presentation, a speech, a piece of art- whatever you want! Bring a snack to share if you’d like! Open to the public, all ages of... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

May 05, 2020

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

May 05, 2020

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
Audience: Adult

May 05, 2020

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens. Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! We'll also be snacking on pocky and instaramen while watching.  See you there!
Audience: Teen
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 3:30-4pm, then self-directed until 5pm!
Audience: Kids

May 05, 2020

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 05, 2020

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 06, 2020

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Westerly High School Art Students will be exhibiting the month of May. Please join them for a closing reception Saturday, May 25 10 am.
Audience:

May 06, 2020

9:30am - 11:00am
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 9:30-10am, then self-directed until 11am!
Audience: Kids

May 06, 2020

11:00am - 11:30am
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids

May 06, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meet fellow seniors and talk about your technology problems!  Learn new skills! Protect yourself online!  Master tech lingo and impress your grand kids!  Computers have become a fact of life whether we like it or not.  This is an opportunity to talk with our technology staff and like minded... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 06, 2020

4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 06, 2020

5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 5 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 07, 2020

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

May 07, 2020

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Who said storytime was just for little kids? Come and join Miss Judy as she shares some stories aimed at the older kids!
Audience: Kids

May 07, 2020

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

May 07, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE and open to the public. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 08, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
Are you registered to vote? Have you moved recently and need to update your registration? Stop by the Library between 10 am and 5 pm to register. We will have paper registrations on hand for both Rhode Island and Connecticut. You will also be able to register online with iPads on hand!  You... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 08, 2020

4:00pm - 5:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 08, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ... Read more
Audience: Kids

May 08, 2020

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Get involved! Help us reshape the teen space and the world. We want to work with you to change teen advisory board to be more effective. Let's talk about how we can get involved in the community to impact positive change. Have a skill or hobby you want to share with other teens? Need a space... Read more
Audience: Teen

May 09, 2020

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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult

May 09, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 1pm!
Audience: Kids

May 11, 2020

11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
Audience: Kids

May 11, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  and we can provide that, as well as the basic items you may need to use (rulers, notecards, crayons/markers/colored pencils, etc.) *Parents must remain in the Children’s... Read more
Audience: Kids

May 11, 2020

5:00pm - 7:30pm
Audience:

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