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Events Listing

January 25, 2020

1:00pm - 3:00pm
The League of Women Voters South County announces a series of programs in 2020 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment which granted women the right to vote. The first in this series is:  a PBS movie, “One Women, One Vote” narrated by Susan Sarandon.  This film... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 25, 2020

6:00pm - 10:00pm
Take a step back in time and join us for: An Evening In Casablanca   For one night only, Westerly Library will be transformed for this spectacular fundraising event - transporting you to French Morocco. Your visit will take you through the two... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

10:00am - 2:00pm
Monday, January 27th 10 AM at Westerly Library 3rd Floor Rhode Island Defensive Driving Course - FREE!  Benefits of attending the FREE course: Get updated information on traffic laws. Gain strategies to drive safer longer! Learn techniques to compensate for age-related changes associated with... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 27, 2020

10:00am - 11:00am
Book: TBA Supplementary Resources: Email Miss Krystal for list klaharty@westerlylibrary.org Meeting: Monday, January 27th 10am This group will run the same... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

January 27, 2020

2:00pm - 2:30pm
This afternoon storytime is for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and games with Miss Meagan!
Audience: Kids

January 27, 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 27, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
If you're a fan of books and food, this club is for you! Once a month, the Cookbook Club meets in the 3rd floor Terrace Room. Each month we focus on a different cookbook: we choose recipes to prepare and share with the group, and discuss the cookbook over a delicious meal! This month, we'll be... Read more
Audience: Adult

January 28, 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

January 28, 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 28, 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 28, 2020

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us in making our own stop motion clips!
Audience: Teen

January 28, 2020

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

January 28, 2020

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. If this is your first time attending the class,... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

January 29, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
  Join us as we venture through song and story each week in our 1-3 Year Old Storytime. It's the perfect time to spend with your little one!
Audience: Kids

January 29, 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

January 29, 2020

3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
Audience: Kids

January 29, 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 30, 2020

10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
Audience: Kids

January 30, 2020

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

January 30, 2020

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Who said storytime was just for little kids? Come and join Miss Judy as she shares some stories aimed at the older kids!
Audience: Kids

January 30, 2020

6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Dante Society of Westerly Presents a Lecture on Dante’s “Commedia” Part two By Dr. Mark O’Brien Join us Thursday, January 30th at 6:00 PM Westerly Library Auditorium Open to the public, no admission charge. This months talk - After a brief recounting of the history, background and recitation of... Read more
Audience: Adult
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Ever wanted to build a model boat, but never really known where to start?  Join Ben Ellcome, Director of the Mystic Seaport Sailing Center, and our Technology Coordinator Tim Hayes, in the Library's makerspace, and learn how to build Footy-class model sailboats.  These classes are part of a long... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
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 31, 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

February 01, 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

February 01, 2020

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

February 03, 2020

2:00pm - 2:30pm
This afternoon storytime is for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and games with Miss Meagan!
Audience: Kids

February 03, 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

February 04, 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

February 04, 2020

11:00am - 12:00pm
Westerly Library and Wilcox Park is pleased to offer our third and final Community Conversation at the library, focusing on Seniors and Aging in Westerly:... Read more
Audience: Adult

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