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Events Listing

June 27, 2019

10:15am - 11:00am
*REGISTRATION IS FOR SESSION 2 ONLY *IF YOU KNOW YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE A SESSION, PLEASE LET US KNOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, SO THAT WAY ANOTHER CHILD MAY HAVE THAT SPOT Bring your little creatives to learn about different artists through a short story time followed by a group painting class.... Read more
Audience: Kids

June 27, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
Help us celebrate a century of support to military personnel, veterans, their family members, and their communities | 1919-2019Please join us for a Dedication and Unveiling to honor the 100 Year Anniversary of The American Legion and celebrate its journey toward the next century of service!
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

11:30am - 12:30pm
Beat the heat with an ice cream treat and some stories, at Mel's Downtown Creamery!
Audience: Kids

June 27, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Come bake something out of this world!  We'll bake something to look like a galaxy and experiment with different food coloring designs. You'll get the chance to help out making a delicious baked good right in the library's kitchen on the third floor. Learn the basics of baking and working... Read more
Audience: Teen

June 27, 2019

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
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 27, 2019

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Attention Caregivers:  You are not alone!  The Alzheimer’s Association is now offering a Family Caregiver Support Group. A trained former caregiver will be facilitating all group sessions.  The groups will be a safe space to discuss the unique challenges of caregiving.  Topics may include: ... Read more
Audience:
6:00pm - 7:30pm
What is the Maker Movement?  What are its success stories and failures, and how are organizations in our community supporting and engaging with it?  As a bonus, get a chance to see how some of the library's Makerspace equipment functions, and ask questions about it.   We hear a lot about new and... Read more
Audience: Adult

June 28, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

June 28, 2019

3:30pm - 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

June 29, 2019

10:00am - 11:30am
The time capsule buried in Wilcox Park for will be dug up and opened in this community event where everyone is welcome.  The Capsule was buried in 1969 commemorating the 300th anniversary (Tercentenary) of the Town of Westerly.  2019 marks the 350th anniversary of our town.  Come and see for... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

June 29, 2019

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 Erik at ... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 01, 2019

10:00am - 10:45am
Come join us for some toe-tapping fun, with this participatory/interactive music program for parents and kids, birth to 5 years old.
Audience: Kids

July 01, 2019

10:00am - 12:00pm
Whether you have a high-end DSLR, a point-and-shoot, or just your tablet or cell phone, join us and learn to take better and more interesting photographs.  Using Wilcox Park as our subject matter, we will explore such concepts as composition, depth-of-field and macro photography.  All levels of... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 01, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 01, 2019

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Join us to play dungeons and dragons! We will explain all the rules and play through a long-running adventure story. All game pieces will be included; all you need to bring is a willingness to learn and play!    Spots are Limited.   Event Category: Teen   Event Locations: Teen Room, Makerspace Some... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 01, 2019

2:00pm - 3:30pm
MobileQuest is a RI based STEAM education team who provide fun and engaging STEAM learning experiences for students.  This program will be an "out of this world" STEAM experience for participants with 6 space stations that include "code the alien robot," Space Landing (engineering a space landing... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 01, 2019

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Literacy Volunteers of Washington County offers a  free conversation classes for English language learners looking to  improve their conversation skills and make new friends Every Monday Evening at 5:30 pm in the Roberts Room   Classes are also offered on... Read more
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July 01, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library once or 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... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 02, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 02, 2019

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

July 02, 2019

6:00pm - 7:45pm
Amatuer or experienced sewers are welcome to come by.  Sit down and talk with others while working on your project of choice.   Meets every tuesday except the second in each month, in the library's Makerspace, The Boiler Room, from 6 to 7:45pm.
Audience: Adult

July 03, 2019

10:00am - 11:00am
 This event is Full, you can complete online registration to be placed on waiting list ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED *REGISTRATION OPENS  JUNE 1st Please let the library know by 6/28  if you have registered, but are unable to attend.... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 03, 2019

9:15am - 10:00am
Come join us for a storytime at the Watch Hill Memorial Library & Improvement Society.
Audience: Kids

July 03, 2019

11:00am - 1:00pm
Summer Food Program Feeds Kids For Free With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about keeping children healthy while school is out. Westerly Library & Wilcox Park provides free meals to children during the summer beginning June 24 thru August 23... Read more
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 03, 2019

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Animation Nation is back! Get ready to enter a Universe of Many Stories, with the return of our stop-motion film making program. Please pre-register online starting June 1st!  Only 25 slots available and they are sure to go fast! Ages 8-12.
Audience: Kids, Teen

July 03, 2019

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Learn the basics of bullet journaling and leave with your very own bullet journal. Registration required to ensure you receive a journal!  This year's journals have space themes to fill with your very own universe of stories. Limited supplies. Feel free to bring your own bullet journal to share... Read more
Audience: Teen
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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Audience: Adult

July 03, 2019

5:00pm - 7:45pm
Join Katia Jirankova Levanti for her opening reception of Universal Fountains.  Wednesday, July 3rd at 5 PM Katia Jirankova Levanti Bio - “I arrived at the name “Subconsciounalism” to describe my work after studying deeply in the philosophies and writings of a few authors whose understanding of... Read more
Audience: Adult

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