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Events Listing

November 22, 2019

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

November 22, 2019

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Join us under the stars on the Terrace Room Balcony.  We will be using the library's telescope to find planets and other celestial objects. 
Audience: Teen

November 23, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever dreamed about writing a novel? Why wait?! November is National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo challenges you to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park is here to support... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 23, 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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult
9:30am - 12:00pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

November 23, 2019

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

November 25, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Book: Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

November 25, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
This afternoon storytime is for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and games with Miss Meagan!
Audience: Kids

November 25, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the second workshop in our Handmade Holidays series! This week, learn how to make eco-friendly, reusable food wraps. Each participant will leave with a wrap of their own, which can be easily recreated at home, and with very few materials.  This workshop is free and open to the public,... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 25, 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
Audience: Adult

November 25, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Welcome to Sexuality and Gender Acceptance, a discussion and support group for adults about LGBTQ+ stories and issues in books, movies, TV shows, and more. This group will foster community through the sharing of stories by and for those who identify as LGBTQ+ and questioning in an inclusive,... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 26, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Book: Rush Revere and the Brave Pilgrims by Rush Limbaugh Book List: Email Miss Krystal for list... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 2019

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

November 26, 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

November 26, 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

November 26, 2019

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
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.
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 27, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

November 27, 2019

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

November 27, 2019

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

November 27, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Trivia. Details forthcoming.
Audience: Teen

November 27, 2019

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 28, 2019

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 29, 2019

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

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Come and make a wreath or arrangement for the holiday season! Greens and wreath forms will be provided, but participants may wish to bring their own clippers, embellishments, or decorative containers. We ask that participants do not take extra greens home with them. We want to make sure that we... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 30, 2019

9:00am - 4:00pm
Have you ever dreamed about writing a novel? Why wait?! November is National Novel Writing Month, and NaNoWriMo challenges you to write 50,000 words of a novel during the month of November. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park is here to support... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2019

10:30am - 12:00pm
Location changed for November 30th, 2019 session.  Please meet on second floor in the Roberts Room. 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. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 30, 2019

10:00am - 3:00pm
Take some time out from the library's holiday festivities to make your own christmas tree ornamanets.  Ornament creation is available for all ages - Adults and Teens are welcome to visit the Makerspace and create personalized pieces, while younger children are welcome to assemble premade ornaments... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

November 30, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is reading loud, for all to hear! Join Buddy the Elf, and Jovie for a special storytime , as we eagerly await Santa's arrival for the Tree Lighting!
Audience: Kids

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