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Events Listing

March 02, 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

March 02, 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

March 03, 2021

4:30pm - 4:30pm
Go to our ... Read more
Audience: Kids

March 03, 2021

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for a virtual talk with CEO of The Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation, Stephen Briganti. He will be discussing and presenting on the topic of the Italian American Experience.  Registration is required. Please register by Tuesday, March 2nd. You will receive a Zoom invitation... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 04, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 05, 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

March 06, 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 08, 2021

3:00pm - 3:45pm
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

March 09, 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 Book Woman of Troublesome Creek" by Kim Michele Richardson The hardscrabble folks of Troublesome Creek... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 11, 2021

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Join us for our newest virtual program: TedxWesterlyLibrary, a Ted Talks viewing party!  Once a month, we'll meet virtually and watch 3 TED videos on the monthly theme, and discuss them. This month's theme is Mental Health.  Please note: this is a video viewing and discussion group... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 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

March 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

March 15, 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 Monday, March 15th to make an appointment to pick up this week's kit at the library. Kits are limited, and each caller may only reserve one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 15, 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

March 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

March 16, 2021

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

March 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

March 18, 2021

11:00am - 12:00pm
Join us on the first and third Thursday of each month for a fun and informational meetup designed for older adults and caregivers! Each meeting, we'll have a different guest to highlight a program or service in town that you may not have heard of. We'll also have time to chat and socialize with one... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 18, 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. We'll be using Zoom, and you can find information how to use it here. Email... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 18, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us in partnership with the Friends and in recognition of Women's History Month, for a virtual discussion with local Filmaker Hilary Steinman and her documentary The Codebreaker, followed by a Q&A.  Registration is required for this event. Please register by Wednesday, March... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 19, 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

March 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

March 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

March 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

March 24, 2021

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for a Virtual Author Talk with Fiona Davis! She will be discussing her New York Times bestseller T... Read more
Audience: Adult

March 25, 2021

4:00pm - 4:45pm
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 every fourth Thursday of the month from 4-4:45pm for a digital open discussion on anything book or writing related! We'll be using Zoom,... Read more
Audience: Teen

March 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

March 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 30, 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

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