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Events Listing

December 10, 2020

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Did you know stress impacts the human body in myriad ways. The holiday season - not to mention the dwindling daylight hours of winter - can worsen the feelings of stress for many people. Learn more about stress and strategies for dealing with it. Enjoy the season more! Join us for this virtual talk... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 11, 2020

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 top.... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 12, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 14, 2020

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

December 15, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
Audience: Kids

December 15, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 15, 2020

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

December 15, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm
This month's theme is Oscar nominated movies from 1957   Join us on Zoom as we discuss - 12 Angry Men Bridge on the River Kwai Witness for the Prosecution As well as discussing the movie, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows... Read more
Audience:

December 15, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 16, 2020

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join our virtual book club, aimed at homeschoolers, but all are welcome! Come having read this months book, A... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

December 16, 2020

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

December 17, 2020

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

December 18, 2020

9:00am - 6:00pm
Today is the last day to email your letter's to Santa, through our special Santa email address (santa@westerlylibrary.org). ***Please note: The elves will put the 'Away Message' up, and shut down Santa E-mail for the season at  6pm today!***... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 18, 2020

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 top.... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 18, 2020

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ol’ Saint Nick is back, as we play some reindeer games, check on his reindeer, and listen to him read T’was the Night Before Christmas, and chat with all the good boys and girls of Westerly!   *PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED* Pre-Registrants will recieve Zoom login information prior... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 19, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 21, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go!  Call (401) 596-2877 x306 (Reference Department)... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 21, 2020

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

December 22, 2020

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube linkes, for this new series, where each week, we will spotlight some of Westerly's community leaders and their favorite kids and teens book! October 20th: Sandy Hayes ... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 22, 2020

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

December 22, 2020

5:30pm - 7:30pm
While the library is closed the Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Adult

December 23, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Find out this months top reads, new arrivals and librarian favs! Check it out on our Westerly Library Youtube Channel!
Audience: Kids

December 24, 2020

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

December 25, 2020

9:00am - 6:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

December 26, 2020

10:30am - 12:30pm
Adult Writers Workshop will meet every Saturday via Zoom. 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 Allynn at awilkinson@... Read more
Audience: Adult

December 28, 2020

10:00am - 5:00pm
Come grab a take & make craft from the teen space! Supplies limited, one per teen please. Then, make sure to check out and subscribe to our YouTube page on the following Monday to watch us complete the craft!
Audience: Teen

December 28, 2020

12:00pm - 12:30pm
Join us for a fun story and come make a furry friend. First 20 pre-registrants will receive a DIY kit. No sewing required.  *Pre-registration required
Audience: Kids

December 28, 2020

3:00pm - 3:45pm
2020 certainly has been anything but boring! Recap some of the major events of the year, what they may mean for the future, and play some trivia to see how much you remember from this truly historic year! The easiest way to participate in the trivia is with both a computer and a smart phone or... Read more
Audience: Teen

December 29, 2020

9:00am - 8:00pm
Come grab a bag of 'winter slime' supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room, then follow along with our instrutional video on our Westerly LIbrary Youtube Channel Please note,... Read more
Audience: Kids

December 29, 2020

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

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