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Westerly Library is open for browsing by appointment. Computers, printing, scanning, and copying are available by reservation. We are unable to accommodate walk-ins at this time. To make a reservation please call 401.596.2877 x930 for Circulation, and x311 for the Computer Lab. Library Takeout Service is still available and the book drop is open for returns. And don't forget to check out all of our virtual programs and resources!

Events Listing

November 10, 2020

1:00pm - 2:00pm
"Sold on a Monday" by Kristina McMorris "2 CHILDREN FOR SALE The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse... Read more
Audience: Adult
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

November 10, 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

November 11, 2020

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

November 12, 2020

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, November 12th at 6:30pm  "Discover the Life Changing Power of Meditation" with John Bednarik via Zoom  Meditation has become increasingly more popular. It provides many life transforming benefits including... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 14, 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

November 16, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 16, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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

November 16, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

November 17, 2020

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

November 17, 2020

10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 17, 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

November 17, 2020

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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November 17, 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

November 18, 2020

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

November 18, 2020

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is returning virtually! Please join us once a month to prepare and share 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 a reserve a... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 19, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Looking for some book recommendations? Or want to chat about what you've been reading? Maybe want feedback on something you're writing? Join your teen librarians (roughly) every other Thursday from 3-4pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom, and you... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 21, 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

November 23, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 23, 2020

3:00pm - 4:00pm
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, please download the Kahoot app! *Online registration required at least one day prior. Please email... Read more
Audience: Teen

November 23, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
  Don’t lose your cool! Check out some fun tips, tricks and activities to help keep calm and school on!  Find these short, pre-recorded videos on our  Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids

November 24, 2020

10:00am - 10:15am
Enjoy these pre-recorded storytimes on our Westerly Library & Wilcox Park YouTube Channel    
Audience: Kids
10:00am - 11:15am
Join a virtual sitdown with our library staff for advice on job hunting!  Each week we'll discuss a different set of topics about being a job seeker, and how to make your candidacy stand out from the crowd, and try to answer your questions and advice.  Specific topics will be announced a couple of... Read more
Audience: Adult

November 24, 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

November 24, 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

November 25, 2020

4:00pm - 4:15pm
Check out this months STEAM building challenge in our Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Youtube channel! Use whatever you have in your house to build with We can’t wait to see your ideas. Get your whole family... Read more
Audience: Kids

November 25, 2020

5:00pm - 8:00pm
The library will close at 5 pm for Thanksgiving.
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

November 26, 2020

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

November 28, 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

November 30, 2020

9:00am - 4:00pm
As we inch closer to the Holiday Season, it's time to start thinking about gifts! From November 16th to December 7th, we will have special "Handmade Holiday" To-Go Kits, with supplies and directions on making beautiful and meaningful handmade gifts for your friends and loved ones (a different kit... Read more
Audience: Adult

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