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  • For one night only, Westerly Library will be transformed for this spectacular fundraising event - transporting you to French Morocco. Your visit will take you through the two main floors of the...
  • Join us for a Holiday movie matinee Thursday, Demember 19th at 3:00 PM A Christmas Story Rated PG, Runtime 98 minutes Synopsis (from Swank): It's the final days before Christmas in early 1940s...
  • Please join us for a Foster Care informational on Thursday, December 12th at 5:30 PM   Foster Care Programs Communities for People provides foster care services in both MA and RI. CFP employs the...
  • Make 2019 the year you improve your writing and build community with our Adult Writer's Workshop! We will be discussing readings, sharing work, and free writing together in the spirit of community...

What's Happening

December 16
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
December 16
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10:00am - 10:30am
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 develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles....
December 16
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 16th at 6:00 PM The Doctor Broad: A Mafia Love Story There are people in the know...
December 17
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10:15am - 11:00am
Learn to play and sing some holiday song favorites on desk top bells and the xylophone with our friends from the Frank Olean Center! You do not need to know how to read music or play a song, all ages and skills are welcome with this educational and interactive musical mashup!
December 17
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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,...
December 17
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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.
December 16
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
December 16
-
10:00am - 10:30am
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 develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles....
December 16
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4:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 16 at 4 PM The Westerly Library is hosting a Native American Beading workskop for ages 10-15. Registration is required and snacks will be provided by the teen space.  Registration is limited to a max of 10 spots. This program will be led by beadworker, Mishki Thompson. She is a...
December 17
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10:15am - 11:00am
Learn to play and sing some holiday song favorites on desk top bells and the xylophone with our friends from the Frank Olean Center! You do not need to know how to read music or play a song, all ages and skills are welcome with this educational and interactive musical mashup!
December 18
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2:00pm - 2:30pm
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 develop the natural curves in their spines as well as build strength in their muscles....
December 18
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3:00pm - 5:30pm
Join the Swampabots, a First Lego League Robotics team, for 9 to 12 year old kids, as they practice building and coding with lego robots.
December 16
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10:00am - 12:00pm
Movie and Q&A with Westerly's Plastic Reduction Committee Free event, open to everyone. We are grateful to collaborate with Green Planet Films in the Velvet Mill to spread education and awareness regarding reduction of waste in our town. This will be a monthly event with a new movie. Event...
December 16
-
4:00pm - 7:00pm
Monday, December 16 at 4 PM The Westerly Library is hosting a Native American Beading workskop for ages 10-15. Registration is required and snacks will be provided by the teen space.  Registration is limited to a max of 10 spots. This program will be led by beadworker, Mishki Thompson. She is a...
December 17
-
10:15am - 11:00am
Learn to play and sing some holiday song favorites on desk top bells and the xylophone with our friends from the Frank Olean Center! You do not need to know how to read music or play a song, all ages and skills are welcome with this educational and interactive musical mashup!
December 17
-
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,...
December 17
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3:30pm - 4:30pm
Join us to decorate your own holiday ornaments and cookies!
December 17
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6:00pm - 6:45pm
Meditation group--all ages and experience levels are welcome! Join us in the Auditorium of the Westerly Library on Tuesday evening from 6:00 - 6:45 pm. If this is your first time attending the class,...

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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, December 4, 2019 to Friday, December 27, 2019