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  • Mondays 4:00 - 7:00 pm Saturdays 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Starts: Saturday, February 1st Ends: Monday, April 13th AARP membership is NOT required, and the program is open to taxpayers of all ages and...
  • David Cundy is an author, artist and poet. His debut children's book, Animals Spell Love (Godine, 2017), features typographic word-pictures of the word "Love" in sixteen languages. Inappropriate...
  • Curious about writing? Make this the year you discover writing and build community with our Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the...
  • League of Women Voters - South County  Presents a program on Census 2020  The speaker will be Deborrah Smith, RI Partner Specialist US Census Bureau Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 6 PM  Westerly...

What's Happening

January 28
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,...
January 28
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2:00pm - 4:00pm
Even tech gurus need support sometimes.  Stop by the library and pick the brains of our technology staff about those pesky problems that are troubling you.  Feel free to bring a troublesome device with you.
January 28
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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.  ...
January 28
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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.
January 28
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,...
January 28
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6:30pm - 7:30pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
January 28
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10:00am - 10:45am
Our Tuesday 10 am Family Storytime and Craft with Miss Sandy for all ages!  Join us for wonderful read-alouds, songs and other storytime activities
January 28
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6:30pm - 7:30pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
January 29
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2:00pm - 2:30pm
***This session will be in the " Castle" in the Childrens Room!*** Infants are natural yogis. They naturally move through many of the primary yoga poses in their developmental process from birth through creeping, crawling, sitting, standing and walking. They need to do this to...
January 30
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10:00am - 10:45am
Hop, skip, jump and wiggle your way to 3-5 Year Old Storytime! This storytime is jam packed with stories, songs, play and crafting!
January 30
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
Who said storytime was just for little kids? Come and join Miss Judy as she shares some stories aimed at the older kids!
January 30
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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.
January 28
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1:00pm - 4:00pm
Do you, or a loved one, need information on where to access local social service agencies for food, clothing, classes, healthcare and more? Or maybe you have broad questions on what kind of help might be available.... With a history of assisting individuals connect with the appropriate resources,...
January 28
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Join us in making our own stop motion clips!
January 28
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Terrace Room of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,...
January 28
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6:30pm - 7:30pm
The New England High School Cycling Association is gearing up for our fourth year of mountain bike racing all across New England. This year we expect to have 800 kids racing in all age groups. We are looking forward to another exciting season of racing across New England. Join NEHSCA and our local...
January 29
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4:00pm - 7:45pm
  Come join us at robotics practice! We are a group of 7th-12th graders who meet at the library 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 robot,...
January 30
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2:00pm - 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,...
Sunday, May 17
9:00am - 3:00pm
Join us Sunday, May 17th for our 37th Annual Garden Market Fair 9AM - 3PM a festival of plants Community Organizations Kid’s Corner | Dish Gardens URI Master Gardeners Information kiosk and soil testing   annuals • perennials • trees • shrubs • hanging plants organic vegetables • herbs •... Read More
Saturday, May 23
9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday, June 20
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday, July 31
8:00pm - 10:00pm
The Hoxie Gallery, named after William D. and Lavinia B. Hoxie, is a public art gallery that generally displays the work of local area artists. In keeping with the overall mission of the Memorial and... Read More
On Display:
Wednesday, January 8, 2020 to Friday, January 31, 2020