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February 21, 2020

3:30pm - 4:30pm
We get it. Writing 5 paragraph essays isn't always a delight. But writing can still be really fun! Do you miss writing stories, poems, or just having fun and being creative for an hour of your busy day? Come join our writing circle for prompts, journaling, and snacks. Bring in any stories you're... Read more
Audience: Teen
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

February 21, 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

February 22, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
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February 22, 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

February 22, 2020

10:00am - 2:00pm
Drop-In between 10am - 2pm to make your creation!
Audience: Kids

February 22, 2020

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Whether you consider yourself crafty or not, you'll love our new Adult Crafternoon program! One Saturday a month, we will lead you through the steps to make a different "Pinterest-inspired" craft project (see below for dates and specific projects).  This program is free, but space is limited and ... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 24, 2020

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

February 24, 2020

4:00pm - 7:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
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February 24, 2020

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays between 4:30 and 6pm 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... Read more
Audience: Kids

February 24, 2020

5:00pm - 7:00pm
RI Housing Public Meeting Monday, Feb. 24 2020  5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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February 25, 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

February 25, 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

February 25, 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

February 25, 2020

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Audience: Teen

February 25, 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

February 25, 2020

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Renaissance Toastmasters of Westerly, gathers twice a month (2nd & 4th Tuesdays) to share stories and get comfortable speaking in front of an audience. It is a process that over time helps to build self-confidence. Taking small steps, we eventually master the art of public... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 26, 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

February 26, 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

February 26, 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

February 27, 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

February 27, 2020

2:00pm - 4:30pm
This is a discussion and support group for teens 12-18 about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster discussion, the sharing of stories, and a sense of community for those who identify as LGBTQ+, questioning, or their allies in a welcoming, inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 27, 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

February 27, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Dante Society of Westerly Presents a Lecture on Dante’s “Commedia” Part three By Dr. Mark O’Brien Join us Thursday, February 27th at 6:00 PM Westerly Library Auditorium Open to the public, no admission charge. This months lecture will continue the ascent of Purgatory , a journey rich with... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really known where to start?  Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats.  These classes are part of a long... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

February 28, 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

February 28, 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

February 29, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and backgrounds. What you'll need: Social security card and photo ID Copy of last year's tax return Bring ALL tax documents, including Social Security statement If married, both spouses should come.... Read more
Audience:

February 29, 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

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