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Events Listing

July 04, 2022

9:00am - 8:00pm
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 05, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Join us at Westerly Library & Wilcox Park for activities, interactive songs, games and so much more! For more information, or to register, contact Maria Camarena at mcamarena@westerly.k12.ri.us/ Parents as Teachers is committed to making a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 05, 2022

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

July 05, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Do you have problems with technology?Do you have questions about new gadgets?Do you have frustrations with the internet? NEW day and time!Come join us every Tuesday afternoon at 2PM via... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 05, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Escape into another world! Join us in Teen Space for a teen-led Dungeons & Dragons campaign! Build your character and set off on an adventure. No previous Dungeons & Dragons experience required! Teens that attend this event between the dates of June 21st-August 16th will receive the... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 05, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is a social event - bring a project to work on and talk about! Drop in any time between 5:30 and 7:30 pm to craft and chat. This program is not a class for learning to knit or crochet, but attendees are usually willing and able to answer questions if you’re having trouble... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 06, 2022

10:00am - 10:30am
Please join us on Wednesdays at 10:00 am in the Terrace room for a family storytime! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: masks are optional and patrons will be responsible for their own social distancing. 
Audience: Kids
5:00pm - 7:00pm
This month's exhibit will feature local artist Daniel Potter! Head to the Hoxie Gallery from 5-7 pm Wednesday, July 6th to "Meet the Artist". His pieces can be viewed in the Hoxie Gallery through the month of July during library hours. About the exhibit: "Peace from Pieces" is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 06, 2022

9:30am - 10:00am
STRETCH & STRENGTHEN Ready for a workout that gets results and relieves pain & stiffness?! Get ready to dynamically strengthen and stretch to develop a strong, toned and elongated body with full range of motion! Spring into Summer ESSENTRICS featured at Wilcox Park! Heather Van Dam is a... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 06, 2022

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Will this summer be boring…dull…ho hum even? Not with Animation Nation returning to Westerly Library! Join us for our exciting LEGO stop-motion movie making program, taking place all summer long. Can Batman and Santa team up to save the day? Will Bigfoot and Boba Fett prove too much for our heroes... Read more
Audience: Kids

July 07, 2022

10:00am - 1:00pm
Join the Friends for their Summer Pop-up Book Sales! Look for them out on the esplanade Thursdays from 10 am-1 pm, weather permitting. Cash or check only please. For more information or questions please contact the Friends at friends@westerlylibrary.org... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 07, 2022

2:30pm - 3:30pm
This program has been changed to a Take and Make Kit. Registration is still required to reserve a kit, which may be picked up beginning Thursday, July 7th at 9am. Join us every Thursday in July for a different DIY Craft, as we celebrate our Adult Summer Reading program!... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 07, 2022

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sing your heart out! Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join us for karaoke hosted by a professional DJ! Jam out with your friends to your favorite songs. Teens that attend this event will receive the Karaoke Badge for their Summer Adventure Journal. Registration is required. The statewide Rhode... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 07, 2022

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Want a chance to hone your skills against a variety of players, including two state champions? Stop by the Westerly Library and Wilcox Park on Thursdays, between 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm for our weekly community Chess Club. Meets are held in the library's Old Main Reading room and players of any skill... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Please join us for Zumba classes Thursday evenings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain in Wilcox Park, weather permitting.  "When it comes to body sculpting, Zumba® Toning raises the bar (or rather, the toning stick)! It combines targeted... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 08, 2022

9:00am - 10:00am
We invite you to join us and Michael Dotolo for yoga in Wilcox Park on Fridays at 9:00am! We will be meeting on the back side of the pond. About the class: Sum Yoga is a more traditional practice of hatha yoga designed to sum up the actions of posture, breathing, and concentration... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 08, 2022

10:00am - 11:00am
Members of organization Project Outreach of Westerly will have a table set up outside the library's Old Main Reading Room the second Friday of every month from 10-11 am. They will be there to aid veterans in navigating available benefits and other services.   The mission of Project Outreach is to... Read more
Audience: Adult

July 08, 2022

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 09, 2022

9:00am - 12:00pm
Ask a Master Gardener and get a free soil test! Bring your garden questions, insects, damaged leaves, etc.!  Get research-based answers to all your gardening questions. Have your soil tested and get advice on how to improve it!  URI Master Gardeners will be on the Esplanade outside the Library (... Read more
Audience: Adult
9:00am - 4:00pm
Come pick up a kit in the Kids room with templates and photos to create your very own scavenger hunt! While supplies last, materials will be available beginning July 9th. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
Audience: Kids

July 09, 2022

10:00am - 11:30am
Wilcox Park is a world class arboretum and holds a large variety of tree species. This tour showcases 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 will... Read more
Audience: Adult
10:00am - 12:30pm
The Westerly Writers Group will meet the second Saturday of each month. Share work, discuss readings, and write in response to prompts in this group-led writing workshop. All experience levels and genre interests welcome.  If you are interested in joining the group please first contact Dyann at... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 09, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 09, 2022

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 10, 2022

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Please join Stage Door Theater in Wilcox Park for a production of "Lois has something to tell Albert", an original comedy writen and directed by Eugene J. Celico. The story centers around Lois and Albert who have been married for forty years. Albert is an Architect and has been in Dubai for several... Read more
Audience: Adult, Kids, Teen

July 11, 2022

10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes will be held on the grassy area by the fountain, weather permitting.  "Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate... Read more
Audience: Adult, Teen

July 11, 2022

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join us for a nature illustration tutorial hosted by the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center. Learn techniques to capture the beauty of the world around you. We will meet in Teen Space before going outside. Teens that attend this event will receive the Grasshopper... Read more
Audience: Teen

July 12, 2022

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

July 12, 2022

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Terms of Endearment by Larry McMurty In this acclaimed novel that inspired the Academy Award-... Read more
Audience: Adult

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