The library has access to thousands of online journals and magazines.

The answer to your questions! Learn how to make the most of the resources in front of you.

Local History

Discover the beautiful towns of Westerly, RI and Stonington, CT.

Events Listing

November 13, 2017

4:30pm - 5:30pm
We'll use the iPads and iMovie to create our own videos. We'll edit them and then have a chance to share our creations at the end. Snacks will be provided.  **Program intended for teens in grades 6-12**
Audience: Teen

November 13, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Controlling Wildlife in the Garden and Landscape Plantings. Speaker: Michael Lapisky, Retired Chief of Division Fish and Wildlife. Mike Lapinsky will discuss the optional native plantings which deer and other wildlife do not eat. He will cover various ways to deter wildlife from consuming your... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 14, 2017

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Afternoon Book Group This month's selection: "... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 14, 2017

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Want to learn to use Instagram? This beginner course is good for anyone who has not used Instagram before but has some idea of what it is, or anyone who has an account but doesn't quite understand it. We will cover viewing photos, editing and posting photos to the app, direct messages, searching... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 14, 2017

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 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Audience: Adult

November 15, 2017

3:30pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 15, 2017

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Alignment in yoga postures is extremely important to achieve proper results. In these two classes join Gary & Wendy of Quonny Yoga, Charlestown, as they give you a 'taste' of proper alignment, breathing and mindful movement doing basic yoga poses. Come learn how to; move easier..........breath... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:45pm
Audience: Adult

November 16, 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 16, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Come help out the library and earn volunteer hours! Consider this your time to tell us what you want to see in the library: programs, decor, anything! For more information, please email Kelsey at kmatthews@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Teen

November 16, 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
6:00pm - 6:45pm
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began on March 31, 1933 under President Roosevelt’s “New Deal” to relieve the poverty and unemployment of the Depression. CCC camps were set up in a few Rhode Island towns, state parks, & forests.  Workers built trails, roads, campsites, & dams, stocked... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 17, 2017

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

November 18, 2017

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 18, 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 21, 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 21, 2017

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 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2017

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience:

November 22, 2017

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

November 23, 2017

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience:

November 24, 2017

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

November 25, 2017

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 25, 2017

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Annual tree lighting on the Esplanade
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 27, 2017

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room from 6:00-7:30pm. Each meeting will focus on a different cookbook, which is made available for check-out at the Reference Desk 3 weeks in advance. Participants are asked... Read more
Audience: Adult
6:00pm - 7:30pm
A presentation by Rebecca Nolan. Nearly 200 years ago, a canal was built between Stillmanville and Downtown Westerly to facilitate transportation and source power between the two manufacturing villages. Today, “Canal Street” is one of the only reminders of the once lively waterway that took one-... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

Pages