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Events Listing

March 08, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Starting to think about what you'd like for a job or career but not clear on your options? Let us show you some of the resources you can use to make informed decisions for your future!  *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email ... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 09, 2021

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
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 09, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

March 10, 2021

10:00am - 10:15am
Join Señor David, once a month, for a fun and interactive bilingual storytime. To watch, can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top. ... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 10, 2021

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 10, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is meeting virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom to share our experiences with recipes from the selected cookbook. Books will be held at Circulation for checkout at the beginning of the month. Registration is required for this program. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 10, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join URI Master Gardener, William Baddeley, to learn about seed starting. Please register and provide your email address to receive the Zoom... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 12, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short stortime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 15, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Beginning in March, our Adult Crafternoon Kits will be available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library. Kits are limited, one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 15, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Interested in making a change in your community? Join us in a discussion of what’s going on in the world and what you can do to help! *Online registration required at least one day prior, please email teens@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Teen

March 15, 2021

6:30pm - 7:30pm
In honor of Irish Heritage Month, please join us and The Irish Coastal Club for a virtual presentation on the language of Ireland!  Lecturer Liz Kading and musician David Iler will explore the history, current status, and the future of Ireland’s beautiful Gaelic language. You may discover you... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 16, 2021

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

March 16, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

March 16, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Aging is truly a privilege - learn how you can support your body as you grow older, what to consider when thinking about supplemental products and questions to ask your own doctor.  Dr. Cannon supports individuals with a range of health concerns, including endocrine issues, neurological problems,... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 17, 2021

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 17, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss movies from 1948 - Easter Parade Hamlet Key Largo As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows. It's always fun and laughs are guaranteed!   Please email Hannah ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 18, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join your teen librarians to play some fun and weird virtual games! Play using a computer and smart phone or tablet. We'll be using Zoom, and you can find information how to use it here. Email... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 18, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us in partnership with the Friends and in recognition of Women's History Month, for a virtual discussion with local Filmmaker Hilary Steinman and her documentary The Codebreaker, followed by a Q&A. You can view the documentary... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 19, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short stortime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 20, 2021

9:00am - 4:00pm
In recognition of the first day of Spring, we're celebrating Plant a Seed Day! It's officially time to start your vegetable gardens, and we're here to help. Stop by the library for a free seed starting kit, which includes a small variety of vegetable seeds, seed starting pots, and information on... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

March 22, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us for some trivia fun! We’ll be meeting through Zoom and using Kahoot. Topics will vary.  The easiest way to participate is with both a computer and a smart phone or tablet, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 23, 2021

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

March 23, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

March 23, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
In partnership with the League of Women Voters of RI and Living Literature, please join us for a virtual presentation and readers theatre program to commemorate and recognize the 100th Anniversary of the passing of the 19th Amendment. The program will be moderated by Nina P. Rossomando, President,... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 24, 2021

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 24, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a Virtual Author Talk with Fiona Davis! She will be discussing her New York Times bestseller T... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 25, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Looking for some book recommendations? Or want to chat about what you've been reading? Maybe want feedback on something you're writing? Join your teen librarians every fourth Thursday of the month from 4-4:45pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom,... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 25, 2021

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for a virtual tour of the RI State House as well as a chat with the State Librarian! Registration is required. Please register by Wednesday, March 24th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. Lane Sparkman, Associate Director of Education and Public Programs... Read more
Audience: Adult

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