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  • In partnership with Savoy Bookshop and Bank Square Books, and The Day, please join us this Friday, August 12th for a discussion with author Jamie Ford and his new book The Many Daughters of Afong Moy...
  • Join us on Monday, August 15th at 6 pm in Wilcox Park (by the fountain) for some family fitness and fun. We'll try hula hoop, jump rope and ribbon games for a fun way to get moving! If it's raining,...
  • GrantSelect is an extensive online database which contains more than 16,000 funding opportunities provided by more than 5,100 unique sponsoring organizations. Each record contains information about a...
  • We offer many of our programs on our YouTube Channel.  From Author Talks and Take and Make Craft instructions, to Tutorials and Storytimes! You can also subscribe to our channel and receive...

What's Happening

August 12
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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...
August 12
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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...
August 12
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4:30pm - 5:30pm
In partnership with Savoy Bookshop and Bank Square Books, and The Day, please join us for a discussion with author Jamie Ford and his new book...
August 12
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7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show....
August 13
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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 (...
August 13
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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...
August 12
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10:00am - 10:30am
Join us in Wilcox Park by the fountain and gather round with instructors from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, to craft, hear folktales of local wildlife and meet a live animal. Children use natural items as stamps and create seed mosaics, and end the class with the campfire staple......
August 12
-
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show....
August 13
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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 August 13th. For more information or questions please contact the Kids room x316.
August 13
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7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show....
August 15
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6:00pm - 6:30pm
Join us in Wilcox Park by the fountain for some family fitness and fun. We'll try hula hoop, jump rope and ribbon games for a fun way to get moving! If it's raining, we'll meet up in the Terrace room on the library's third floor. *Please note: patrons will be responsible for their own social...
August 16
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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...
August 12
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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...
August 12
-
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show....
August 13
-
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...
August 13
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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 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...
August 13
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1:00pm - 3:00pm
At Camp Chumbawamba, residents tell stories of the long abandoned cabin on the edge of the woods, where, according to legend, the monstrous “Big Face” is responsible for several disappearances...." Teens in grades 7-12 are invited to join a one-day role playing campaign led by Midsummer Games. ...
August 13
-
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show....
Friday, August 12
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
Friday, August 12
10:00am - 10:30am
Join us in Wilcox Park by the fountain and gather round with instructors from the Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, to craft, hear folktales of local wildlife and meet a live animal. Children use natural items as stamps and create seed mosaics, and end the class with the campfire staple...... Read More
Friday, August 12
7:30pm - 9:30pm
The Colonial Theatre of Westerly presents Samuel Beckett’s classic masterpiece WAITING FOR GODOT on stage, outdoors in Wilcox Park, directed by Marion Markham. Visitors are welcome and encouraged to bring a blanket or chair for seating, or a picnic dinner to enjoy during the show.... Read More
Saturday, August 13
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
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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