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Events Listing

February 10, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
In recognition of Black History Month, please join us for a discussion on the history and current efforts of Rhode Island Slave Medallions organization. Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, February 9th. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program. "The Mission of... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 11, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
Join us to scratch the surface of Black History in the United States and talk about the current climate of debate.  We'll be using Zoom, and you can find information on how to use it here. *Email... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 12, 2021

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... Read more
Audience: Kids

February 13, 2021

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

February 15, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience:

February 16, 2021

9:00am - 7:30pm
During the 3rd week of each month, we will have Crafternoon kits available to-go!  Call (401) 596-2877 x306 (Reference Department) beginning Tuesday, Febuary 16th to make an appointment to pick up this week's kit at the library. Kits are limited, and each caller may only reserve... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 16, 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

February 16, 2021

4:00pm - 4:30pm
Join the Great Baldini as he shows some tips and tricks on how to be the ultimate magician!  Pre-Registrants will be sent the Zoom login information prior to the event
Audience: Kids

February 16, 2021

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

February 17, 2021

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Join us on Zoom as we discuss movies from 1961 - The Hustler One-Eyed Jacks Splendor in the Grass 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!  ... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 17, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join us for a good ol' fashioned game of Bingo-virtual style! Each pre-registrant will recieve Zoom login information, as well as a link to their virtual, interactive Bingo card. This rounds theme will be everthing Harry Potter!
Audience: Kids

February 17, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Our Cookbook Club is returning virtually! Please join us once a month via Zoom 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

February 18, 2021

9:00am - 9:15am
Come into the Children's Room to pick up your supply kit , then watch our video on our Westerly Library Youtube Channel, posted on February 18th at 9amto learn how to make you own Solar Oven! Supplies Provided in Kit: Pizza box Plastic wrap (12 inch x 12 inch square) Tin foil (... Read more
Audience: Kids

February 18, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
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 3-3:45pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom, and... Read more
Audience: Teen

February 18, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a virtual author talk with Christina Lane and her book Phantom Lady: Hollywood Producer Joan Harrison, the Forgotten Woman Behind Hitchcock... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 20, 2021

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

February 22, 2021

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

February 22, 2021

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

February 23, 2021

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

February 23, 2021

12:00pm - 12:15pm
Check out these youtube links, 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: Kids, Teen

February 23, 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

February 23, 2021

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

February 24, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Join our virtual book club, aimed at homeschoolers, but all are welcome! Come having read this months book " New Kid" by Jerry Craft Online pre-registration is... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

February 24, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Audience: Adult

February 25, 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! *Online registration required at least one day prior, please email teens@westerlylibrary.org.
Audience: Teen

February 25, 2021

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Thursday, February 25th at 6:30pm  "Meditation for Everyday Living " with John Bednarik via Zoom  In this fast-paced, stressful world we live in, is there a... Read more
Audience: Adult

February 26, 2021

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... Read more
Audience: Kids

February 27, 2021

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

March 01, 2021

9:00am - 8:00pm
Come grab a bag of supplies from the ‘Kids’ tote that will be located in the Children's Room for this once a month craft. Please note, supplies are limited, first come, first serve,we are unable to reserve or set aside crafts. 1 per child
Audience: Kids

March 01, 2021

3:00pm - 3:15pm
Did you grab a take & make craft from our teen space last week? Then join Stacy on our YouTube page to see how it's done! Go to our Westerly Library and Wilcox Park Youtube channel after 3pm to check it out.
Audience: Teen

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