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Events Listing

August 10, 2021

10:00am - 10:30am
Hear about the exciting explorations and stories New England experts from NOAA have encountered! Pre-registration is required. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. For questions or more information please contact the Children's room x316.... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 10, 2021

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
1:00pm - 2:00pm
"The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead 1960s Florida. Kept on the straight and narrow by his grandmother, Elwood Curtis is about to enroll in... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 10, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us to learn what you can do to live greener and more sustainably this summer and forever!  Registration is required. For more information or to register please contact teens@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 10, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

August 11, 2021

10:00am - 10:15am
Join Señor David, once a month, for a fun and interactive bilingual storytime. To watch, please visit our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the top. ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 11, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 11, 2021

7:30pm - 9:30pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

August 12, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Visit our YouTube page for a fun and informational shark video from our local 'Living Shark Museum'! And don't forget to come to the Kid's room to pick up a Grab 'n Go shark craft. You can find our YouTube channel ... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 12, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a virtual lecture on the unique story behind the discovery of a "lost" Auguste Rodin sculpture residing in a New Jersey Borough Hall!  Mallory Mortillaro serves as the Curator of Collections for the Hartley Dodge Foundation in Madison, NJ. While she was cataloging the artwork... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 13, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 14, 2021

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is a world class arboretum and holds a large variety of tree species.  This tour showcase some of the Master Gardeners favorite trees in the Park.   The Master Gardeners will also tell you a bit about trees - how they grow and reproduce, how to identify some trees.  URI Master Gardeners... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 16, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Every Monday in July and August we'll have a new fun craft for you to take home and enjoy. Please note, crafts are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. They will be available for pickup in the Kid's room, 1 per child. For more information or questions please... Read more
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 7:30pm
Select Mondays in June, July and August we'll have a new fun craft for you to take home and enjoy. Please note, crafts are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. They will be available for pickup in the Teen room. For more information or questions please contact... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 16, 2021

10:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go! Our Adult Crafternoon Kits are available on a first come, first served basis. Kits will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on the 2nd floor of the library. Kits are limited, one per person please. This week we're... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 16, 2021

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please join us for some Yoga in Wilcox Park with Julia Reid! Class will be located in the large grass area by the Memorial fountain on Mondays at 5:00 pm.  This will be an all levels yoga class with a mix of power and restorative poses. Please bring a yoga mat or towel, water, and comfy clothes you... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 17, 2021

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Chelsea from Bluebird Yoga for an all levels (beginner friendly) yoga practice in the park Tuesdays at 9:00am! Wake up your body with a gentle stretch followed by flowing movement and strengthening. We will be meeting behind the pond, next to the big tree and near the... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

August 17, 2021

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

August 17, 2021

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! Registration is required. For more information or to register contact teens@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 17, 2021

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is still meeting virtually!  For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
Audience: Adult

August 18, 2021

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? Come join us every Wednesday afternoon via Zoom.We can't promise to fix all your issues but we can guarantee you'll have an enjoyable and informative time!... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 18, 2021

1:00pm - 1:30pm
Come sing, dance and move your bodies! Each week, our music program will have a different theme. We will sing songs around these various themes while also dancing along to movement based songs. Children will be encouraged to sing along with call and response songs. *Pre-registration required. You... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 18, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
As well as discussing the movies, we always love to share recommendations about movies and tv shows. It's always fun and laughs are guaranteed!   Please email Hannah ... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 18, 2021

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

August 19, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join your teen librarians to play some fun and weird virtual games! Play using a computer and smart phone or tablet. Registration is required. For more information or to register please contact teens@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 19, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a virtual author talk with Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray and their book The Personal Librarian! The discussion will be followed by a Q&A. Registration is required for this event. Please register by Wednesday, August 18th. You will... Read more
Audience: Adult

August 20, 2021

10:00am - 10:20am
Join our Children's Room staff as each week we do a short storytime through Facebook Live. Participants can go to our Facebook Page (Westerly Library & Wilcox Park) and click on the 'Live' tab at the... Read more
Audience: Kids

August 23, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
Every Monday in July and August we'll have a new fun craft for you to take home and enjoy. Please note, crafts are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. They will be available for pickup in the Kid's room, 1 per child. For more information or questions please... Read more
Audience: Kids
9:00am - 7:30pm
Select Mondays in June, July and August we'll have a new fun craft for you to take home and enjoy. Please note, crafts are first come, first served, and we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. They will be available for pickup in the Teen room. For more information or questions please contact... Read more
Audience: Teen

August 23, 2021

5:00pm - 6:00pm
Please join us for some Yoga in Wilcox Park with Julia Reid! Class will be located in the large grass area by the Memorial fountain on Mondays at 5:00 pm.  This will be an all levels yoga class with a mix of power and restorative poses. Please bring a yoga mat or towel, water, and comfy clothes you... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

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