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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...
  • Westerly Library Auditorium Saturday, March 7, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm The Irish Coastal Club of Westerly presents: Why St. Patrick? Who exactly was St. Patrick and why do we honor him every year on March...
  • 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...
  • 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...

What's Happening

February 29
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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 Marilyn at mrusso@westerlylibrary.org...
February 29
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1:30pm - 3:00pm
March 1st is Saint David's Day and the unofficial start of Spring in Wales.   To celebrate the day, come to the Makerspace (a day early) and learn to speak a little Welsh.  It's not nearly as difficult as it looks!
February 29
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2:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturday, February 29th 2:30-3:30 pm Westerly Library Auditorium Ernie's Journey Presented by: Christopher Kepple Of Irish Visions Please Join us for a conversational presentation with accompanying Videos Provided by Irish Visions...
March 02
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12:00pm - 1:30pm
Peace and Justice Group of Westerly and Pawcatuck will meet the first Monday of every month at 12pm.
March 03
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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,...
March 03
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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.
February 28
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Call or come in to sign up for a one on one 15 minute time slot to read to a Therapy Dog. This program is designed for independent readers to help boost confidence in reading aloud. Call or come in to reserve your spot for this (p)awesome program! Time slots available:   4:00   ...
March 02
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11:00am - 11:45am
Parents and preschoolers can come and practice motor skills, while having fun and getting messy!
March 02
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4:00pm - 5:00pm
Need a quiet space to do your homework? Need a little extra help?  Come in on Mondays  and we can provide that, as well as the basic items you may need to use (rulers, notecards, crayons/markers/colored pencils, etc.) *Parents must remain in the Children’s...
March 03
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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
March 03
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3:30pm - 5:00pm
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 3:30-4pm, then self-directed until 5pm!
March 04
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9:30am - 11:00am
Come enjoy a family fun craft led by library staff and volunteers from 9:30-10am, then self-directed until 11am!
February 28
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4:00pm - 5:45pm
  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,...
February 29
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1:30pm - 3:00pm
March 1st is Saint David's Day and the unofficial start of Spring in Wales.   To celebrate the day, come to the Makerspace (a day early) and learn to speak a little Welsh.  It's not nearly as difficult as it looks!
February 29
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2:30pm - 3:30pm
Saturday, February 29th 2:30-3:30 pm Westerly Library Auditorium Ernie's Journey Presented by: Christopher Kepple Of Irish Visions Please Join us for a conversational presentation with accompanying Videos Provided by Irish Visions...
March 03
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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,...
March 03
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3:30pm - 5:30pm
 Join us for teen anime club.  Come discuss your favorite manga and anime with your fellow teens. Everyone who shows up can vote on the anime we watch. We'll have drawing supplies, perler beads, and more! We'll also be snacking on pocky and instaramen while watching.  See you there!
March 03
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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,...
Wednesday, April 08
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 1 Group Run!  ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, April 15
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 2 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, April 22
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 3 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
Wednesday, April 29
5:00pm - 5:45pm
Join us for our WEEK 4 Group Run! ----- Our brand new running group is designed to help almost anyone go from a "non runner" to a "5k distance runner" in 8 weeks, following the C25k® program!  The C25k® program is designed for beginners, easing you into running for progressively longer distances,... Read More
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