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Events Listing

July 13, 2019

9:00am - 3:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available! Come and grab a great deal! Books for children, tweens, teens, and adults available, as well as CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 13, 2019

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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 13, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
Tour Wilcox Park.  Wilcox Park is home to 28 trees in the R.I. Big Tree Registry - more than any other place in the state!  Learn how a tree gets into the Registry, and meet the Champions and other Big Trees in the Park.  URI Master Gardeners will lead you around one loop of the Park, beginning and... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 15, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 15, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 15, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 15, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 15, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends Every Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
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July 15, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 16, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CRAIG FIELD*** Feel Good Circus is an upbeat, fun-filled circus program that entertains, interacts, and gets the audience involved to Watch, Learn, Play and Join the Circus! Watch Acacia dazzle in a whirlwind of hula... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 16, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 16, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
"The Last soft-landing on the Moon by NASA was in 1972 during the Apollo 17 maned lunar landing mission.  To prepare for Apollo, robotic space craft equipped with scientific instrumentation studied the moon from 1962 to 1968.  We will program our Ranger to provide photographic coverage of the... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 16, 2019

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

July 16, 2019

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

July 16, 2019

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

July 17, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Join Miss Christine from Sunflower Kids Yoga on a yoga storytelling adventure! We will listen to stories from around the world and retell them using our bodies through yoga postures. We will stretch, dance, sing, and breathe together, ending our yoga practice with a peaceful trip to our Secret... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 17, 2019

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

July 17, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 17, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 17, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Indulge in some cosmic self care.  Let a supernova explode in your bathtub!  We will be making space themed bath bombs with all natural ingredients!  They will be accented with fresh flower petals, essential oils, and - of course - GLITTER.   All ingredients will be provided.  Parent permission... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 17, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Summer Reads! Have you signed up for the Adult Summer Reading Program? Even if you haven't yet, we hope you'll come and share a book you loved reading or a book you plan to read this summer! It's a great opportunity to meet people and to learn about great books! The program is... Read more
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July 17, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends. Every Wednesday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
Audience:

July 17, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Curious about this thing called the Internet? Then come to Internet 101 to get a basic introduction on how to use it, what it can do, and how much fun it can be to surf the web! For beginning computer users with basic keyboard and mouse skills
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 18, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
**PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Feel Good Circus is an upbeat, fun-filled circus program that entertains, interacts, and gets the audience involved to Watch, Learn, Play and Join the Circus! Watch Acacia dazzle in a whirlwind of hula... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

July 18, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 18, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Need to earn volunteer hours for school, youth group, or national honors society? Want to learn about gardening, growing your own food, sustainability, and native plants? Then join teen gardening club!  We'll meet every Thursday at 4pm in the Teen Space before heading out to the garden behind the... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 18, 2019

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
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

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