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Events Listing

July 20, 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 20, 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 20, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
This month we will be discussing favorite movies of one of the club's members - - Dog Day Afternoon - The Verdict - Prince of the City We will be meeting in-person and via Zoom to discuss 3 movies (chosen during the previous meeting).  As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 20, 2022

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting once again! Please join us once a month to share our prepared dishes and experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Dishes must be ready-made, and please provide your own serving... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 21, 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 21, 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 21, 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 21st at 9am. Join us every Thursday in July for a... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 21, 2022

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Keep calm and game on! Come hang out and test your Wii skills (and other fun games) against your friends for bragging rights.  This program is for ages 9-12. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 21, 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 22, 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 22, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 23, 2022

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions. Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 23, 2022

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is home to many native trees, shrubs, and has several gardens planted mainly with native species. During this tour you will learn about the value of natives, and see the native perennials and trees in the park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park during the... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 23, 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 23, 2022

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us for campfire themed stories from Rachel Briggs of Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS), as she tells us about a boy and his dad as they fly a kite and explore what keeps the kite up, and what brings it down. Crafts to go included. We'll meet in Wilcox Park near the fountain!
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 23, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 24, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 25, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 26, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 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 27, 2022

8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show. Tickets... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 28, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join the Olean Center for a drop-in art class hosted by Phebe Poppins! Enjoy creating with others in the community. In today's activity we'll be creating a Summer Memories Scrapbook! Join us to design your own mixed materials poster to celebrate your favorite summer moments. Supplies are provided... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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