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The Library will be opening at 1 PM on Thursday, July 18, 2019

Events Listing

July 30, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 30, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn about street art and create your own on the sidewalks of Wilcox Park.  Recreate Van Gogh's Starry Night with chalk on the sidewalks of Wilcox Park.  Chalk and Snacks provided.
Audience: Teen

July 30, 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 - 7:00pm
Join us Tuesday, July 30 at 5 PM to meet this months artist Kat*ia J.L. in the Hoxie Gallery.  She will be able to bring you threw the exhibit and talk with you about her work. Make sure to stop by 5 PM to 7 PM.
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 30, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

July 30, 2019

6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm.
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 30, 2019

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Star Party!  Join us after hours for a star viewing picnic. We'll have telescopes set up to view the moon and any prominent planets in the sky. Learn to identify some of the constellations visible in the summer time, the big and small dipper which are viewable all year, and ask questions. We'll... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 7/28  if you have registered, but are unable to attend. Failure to do so will result in suspension of registration privileges for future events Intro to... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 31, 2019

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

July 31, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 31, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration is now closed for this program.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 31, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
 This class has been cancelled until September. 
Audience:
5:15pm - 6:30pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 31, 2019

8:00pm - 10:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 01, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
***PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS AT CIMALORE FIELD*** Fiddle N' Fun is an independent music education program designed for young children. We provide unique, hands-on learning experiences through singing, movement, instruments, and much more! Owned and operated by a certified music... Read more
Audience: Kids
10:15am - 11:00am
*REGISTRATION IS FOR SESSION 5 ONLY *IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE A SESSION, PLEASE LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT WAY ANOTHER CHILD MAY HAVE THAT SPOT Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class.... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 01, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 01, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

August 01, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Make your own make up out of natural ingredients.  We will use wild colors so you can look out of this world. All ingredients and materials provided.   Registration is required and limited.  This program is intended for ages 13 -19.   Please contact the teen space with questions to register.
Audience: Teen

August 01, 2019

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Need to earn volunteer hours for school, youth group, or national honors society? Want to learn about gardening, growing your own food, sustainability, and native plants? Then join teen gardening club!  We'll meet every Thursday at 4pm in the Teen Space before heading out to the garden behind the... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 01, 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

August 02, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
This vast island nation is filled with unusual and interesting animals.  Ecologically, they have some serious problems too! Presented by Jane Greco Deming, Humane Education Specialist, with generous sponsorship by... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 02, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

August 02, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Build your own world. Literally. This week let's have fun making some weird voices for some even stranger alien characters that live in your sci-fi world by making a podcast! What would your aliens say? What would they have to talk about with each other? What about to Earthlings like us? Have fun,... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 03, 2019

11:00am - 3:30pm
It's BACK!!! Weather permitting (we need sun!) Come hunt down the Camera Obscura in the park, and get a chance to experience this really cool, naturally occuring, optical phenomenon that you won't believe until you see it!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 03, 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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 05, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

August 05, 2019

9:30am - 10:30am
Sanity & Tallulah” are best friends who live in the space station at the end of the Galaxy.  Sanity uses her lab skills to create a very cute kitten who quickly wreaks havoc on the space station.  This is a fun read about friendship, science, and adventure.  Join us at the Westerly Library... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 05, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 05, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

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