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December 06, 2019

9:00am - 5:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! 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

December 06, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
 Here's a great opportunity to teach young ones to communicate their needs or communicate with others! Each session focuses on a popular story and a craft, and we will showcase simple and useful signs that go along with it! Program is recommended for ages 3 and up Facilitated by members of the... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 06, 2019

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Calling all teen readers: Want to read books before anyone else? Want to help determine what books we add to the young adult collection? Share what you've been reading lately and get to take home a free book! We have advanced reader's copies of the latest YA book releases, courtesy of Savoy... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 06, 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

December 07, 2019

9:00am - 3:30pm
Thousands of books and other materials available, many in gift-giving condition! 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

December 07, 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

December 07, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
 A FREE family book fair for all ages, featuring children's bo  k authors from RI, CT & MA December 7 | 1-3 p.m. | Westerly Library & Wilcox Park Experience the joy of reading with your child! Join us for an afternoon of fun as local children's book authors share their work and talk about... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 09, 2019

10:00am - 10:30am
***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

December 09, 2019

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Join us for the fourth and final workshop in our Homemade Holidays series! This week, we will make two types of sugar scrubs: coffee, and peppermint. These scrubs are wonderful for exfoliating and moisturizing your dry winter skin, and make a great gift for friends and loved ones. This workshop is... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 09, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month, we won't be... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 10, 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Audience:
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

December 10, 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

December 10, 2019

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Have a skill for puzzle solving? Like to challenge yourself? Come help us crack our most difficult old school codes!
Audience: Teen

December 10, 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
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Why should the kids have all the fun?  Adults are welcome to stop by and try out the library's virtual reality at any time, but come by for a special night of guided experiences and gaming with our technology staff. Let the future amaze you!  
Audience: Adult

December 10, 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

December 11, 2019

9:30am - 12:30pm
This month's Community Spotlight is on PACE RI! Please join us for an ornament painting workshop as well as learn about what this organization has to offer! Materials will be provided and this is a family friendly program! It will be held here at the library in... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 11, 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

December 11, 2019

2:00pm - 2:30pm
***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

December 11, 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

December 11, 2019

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

December 11, 2019

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Explore Mindful Living Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher to discover how to live in the present moment, with authentically and joy. Our modern worlds' pace, demands and information overload can easily make us feel overwhelmed. To discover our dreams we need to search our... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

11:00am - 11:50am
Unity Yoga Class Join Chris Liguori a certified meditation & yoga teacher for a free community Yoga class. Chris believes that Yoga is for everyone, bringing awareness to the body, heart & mind. Unity Yoga is a wellness practice that enables participants to connect to their true self and... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

December 12, 2019

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is pleased to offer a Community Conversation at the library, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly. Join us for one (or all) of the conversations: Thursday, December 12th from 2:00-3:00pm Friday, January 17th from 3:00-4:00pm... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 5:15pm
Join us for a Holiday movie matinee featuring It's a Wonderful Life Rated PG, Runtime 130 minutes Synopsis (from Swank): A banker learns what life would have been like without him in this holiday classic.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 2019

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Come have some screen free fun with the family!  Each week there will be different board games provided from 3-6pm, for families to come and enjoy. Games are geared towards ages 7 and up, but all are welcome
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 12, 2019

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a Foster Care informational on Thursday, December 12th at 5:30 PM   Foster Care Programs Communities for People provides ... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 12, 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

December 13, 2019

1:00pm - 6:00pm
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