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  • Please join us for this month's exhibit with Livable RI! The pieces will be on display through the month of December, with an opening night on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:00-7:30 pm. For more...
  • Letters to Santa begins Wednesday, December 1st and runs through Saturday, December 11th.  Come mail your letters to Santa in our special Santa Mailbox, located in the Kids room. Make sure to put...
  • Ebenezer Scrooge is both Guide and Participant on this ghostly tour of Wilcox Park. Along the way, Scrooge will be visited by Marley's Ghost as well as the Ghost of Christmas Past, Christmas Present...
  • 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...

What's Happening

November 30
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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....
November 30
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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...
November 30
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5:30pm - 7:30pm
The Knit and Crochet Group is meeting weekly upstairs in Reference! For more information and to participate please email cwalsh@westerlylibrary.org
December 01
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5:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for this month's exhibit with Livable RI! The pieces will be on display through the month of December, with an opening night on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:00-7:30 pm. About the exhibit: These posters call out for a civic alliance to reverse global warming. They...
December 01
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6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hallelujah! A look and listen to Handel's Messiah Take a look and listen to Handel’s masterpiece: Messiah in a pre-concert style lecture led by the Chorus of Westerly’s artistic associate, Kathryn Aaron. Discover how Handel constructed this large scale work and explore the performance history of an...
November 30
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years and must be accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End...
December 01
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5:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for this month's exhibit with Livable RI! The pieces will be on display through the month of December, with an opening night on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:00-7:30 pm. About the exhibit: These posters call out for a civic alliance to reverse global warming. They...
December 01
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9:00am - 8:00pm
Questions for the jolly man in red? Need express delivery on your Christmas list? Come mail your letters to Santa in our special Santa Mailbox, located in the Kids room, between December 1st and 11th! Make sure to put your address on it because he may even write you back! For more information or...
December 01
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join Sandy on Tuesdays and Meagan on Wednesdays at 10 am in the Terrace Room for a family storytime and craft to go! The program will be geared towards ages birth through 11 years when accompanied by a caregiver.  *Please note: patrons will be in charge of their own social distancing. End times are...
December 02
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9:00am - 8:00pm
Questions for the jolly man in red? Need express delivery on your Christmas list? Come mail your letters to Santa in our special Santa Mailbox, located in the Kids room, between December 1st and 11th! Make sure to put your address on it because he may even write you back! For more information or...
November 30
-
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....
December 01
-
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Please join us for this month's exhibit with Livable RI! The pieces will be on display through the month of December, with an opening night on Wednesday, December 1st from 5:00-7:30 pm. About the exhibit: These posters call out for a civic alliance to reverse global warming. They...
December 01
-
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hallelujah! A look and listen to Handel's Messiah Take a look and listen to Handel’s masterpiece: Messiah in a pre-concert style lecture led by the Chorus of Westerly’s artistic associate, Kathryn Aaron. Discover how Handel constructed this large scale work and explore the performance history of an...
December 02
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4:00pm - 4:30pm
In honor of Computer Science Education Week, Teen Space is hosting a night dedicated to coding and computer science! Join us to take part in a coding activity. No prior experience with coding required.  Registration is required. Please email at least one day in advance. For more information or to...
December 04
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10:30am - 11:30am
Please join us for Zumba in Wilcox Park on Saturday mornings with Yvonne Brown and Tina Pagliusi! Classes are FREE and will be held on the grassy area by the Memorial Fountain, weather permitting. When the weather isn't desirable, the classes will be held on the third floor Terrace room of the...
Saturday, December 11
3:00pm - 6:00pm
The Granite Theatre presents Ghost Tours in the Park: A Christmas Carol Story in Partnership with Westerly Library and Wilcox Park. Ebenezer Scrooge is both Guide and Participant on this ghostly tour of Wilcox Park. Along the way, Scrooge will be visited by Marley's Ghost as well as the Ghost of... Read More
Sunday, December 12
4:00pm - 7:00pm
The Granite Theatre presents Ghost Tours in the Park: A Christmas Carol Story in Partnership with Westerly Library and Wilcox Park. Ebenezer Scrooge is both Guide and Participant on this ghostly tour of Wilcox Park. Along the way, Scrooge will be visited by Marley's Ghost as well as the Ghost of... 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
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