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Events Listing

December 24, 2019

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

December 25, 2019

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

December 25, 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 26, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Brush up on your Frozen knowledge before Ana and Elsa come to visit the library on New Years Eve! When a prophecy traps a kingdom in eternal winter, Anna, a fearless optimist, teams up with extreme mountain man Kristoff and his sidekick reindeer Sven on an epic journey to find Anna's sister... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 26, 2019

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

December 26, 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
5:30pm - 7:45pm
Adults only.   Bring your own games, or play some that are part of the library's collection.  Contemporary and classic games are available, as well as experienced hands to give you tutorials on getting started.
Audience: Adult

December 27, 2019

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Join Miss Christine from Sunflower Kids Yoga on a yoga storytelling adventure! We will listen to stories from around the world and retell them using our bodies through yoga postures. We will stretch, dance, sing, and breathe together, ending our yoga practice with a peaceful trip to our Secret... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

December 27, 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 28, 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 28, 2019

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

December 30, 2019

10:00am - 2:00pm
Taking a page from The Ninjabread Man by C.J Leigh, come in and decorate your own Ninja Gingerbread cookie! All cookies will be baked and ready for you to bring to life! While supplies last.   *1 cookie per child
Audience: Kids

December 30, 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

December 31, 2019

11:00am - 12:00pm
Frozen fans! Come on by for a snowtastic morning of story, singing, games and fun with the Snow Sisters! And to celebrate the New Year, the sisters will be doing a countdown to 12 (noon)!  Meet & greets to follow performance so bring your cameras! 
Audience: Kids

December 31, 2019

1:00pm - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

January 01, 2020

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

January 01, 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

January 02, 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

January 02, 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

January 03, 2020

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

January 03, 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

January 03, 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

January 04, 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

January 04, 2020

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

January 06, 2020

12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peace and Justice Group of Westerly and Pawcatuck will meet the first Monday of every month at 12pm.
Audience: Adult

January 06, 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

January 07, 2020

January 07, 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

January 07, 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

January 07, 2020

3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens.  This month we will try something different.  We will watch a new anime's first episode together and then discuss it.      We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! Everyone who shows up can... Read more
Audience: Teen

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