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Events Listing

March 05, 2020

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

March 05, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
LEARN  the  LANGUAGE  of  IRELAND Classes are held on the First & Third Thursdays of the month from September to June and are FREE and open to the public. ... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 06, 2020

9:30am - 10:00am
Families can come and listen to a yoga/minduflness based story, learn some yoga poses (and even some partner ones!) and end with some relaxation techniques. ***Please note: There will be no class on March 27th
Audience: Kids

March 06, 2020

10:15am - 10:45am
 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

March 06, 2020

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

March 06, 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

March 06, 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

March 07, 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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March 07, 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

March 07, 2020

10:00am - 1:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 10am-10:30, then self-directed until 1pm!
Audience: Kids

March 07, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Westerly Library Auditorium Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm The Irish Coastal Club of Westerly Presents: Why St. Patrick? Who exactly was St. Patrick and why do we honor him every year on March 17th? Please join Liz Kading & David Iler in a lively exploration of the history, mythology,... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 09, 2020

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

March 09, 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
Audience:

March 09, 2020

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  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 remain in the Children’s... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 09, 2020

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Monday, March 9th at 5 PM Meet & Greet with RIPR'S Alex Nunes Rhode Island NPR affiliate is opening a South County bureau to cover substantive news and issues in Southern Rhode Island. Come meet South County Reporter Alex Nunes to hear about the bureau and discuss stories and topics you'd like... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 10, 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
10:00am - 2:00pm
Spring is just about here, and it's time to get your seeds started! Instead of spending money on seed trays or pots, there are plenty of household items that you can repurpose for starting seeds...including newspaper! Drop by our 2nd floor Reference Room between 10a-2p to make your own, or watch... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 10, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
A monthly series of Homeschool ‘Fairs.’ Choose any topic you want to explore under the general fair topic for the month, research & explore it, then come present your findings to local peers! Use a trifold presentation, a speech, a piece of art- whatever you want! Bring a snack to share if you’... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

March 10, 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

March 10, 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

March 10, 2020

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 3:30-4pm, then self-directed until 5pm!
Audience: Kids

March 10, 2020

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
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

March 10, 2020

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

March 11, 2020

9:30am - 11:00am
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 9:30-10am, then self-directed until 11am!
Audience: Kids

March 11, 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

March 11, 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

March 11, 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

March 11, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Wednesday, March 11th at 6 PM Westerly Library Auditorium. League of Women Voters South County Presents: “From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment: Songs of the American Woman Suffrage Movement”, with Rick Spencer and Dawn Indermuele.    The struggle for woman suffrage was an important and hard-... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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